Bid adieu to 2010 and welcome 2011 with a festive cocktail (featuring the holiday season’s most sophisticated sip—bubbly) in hand this New Year’s Eve.
1 oz. Vodka of choice
1.5 oz. Cranberry juice
1 oz. Pomegranate juice
1.5 oz. Sparkling wine or your favorite Champagne
Mix the first three ingredients in a shaker with ice, and pour into a double rocks glass. Top with sparkling wine or Champagne.
2 oz. Vodka of choice
1 oz. Pineapple juice
1 oz. Cranberry juice
2 oz. Sparkling wine or your favorite Champagne
Mix the first three ingredients in a shaker with ice and set aside. Pour sparkling wine or Champagne into a chilled martini glass and top with the vodka and juice mixture. Garnish with a fresh pineapple wedge.
Above recipes are provided by Hotel Valley Ho.
Spiced Pear Bellini
1 oz. Poire Williams pear brandy
1/2 oz. Simple syrup
1/2 oz. Lime
1 oz. Spiced pear nectar (recipe below)
2 oz. Prosecco
Spiced pear nectar:
16 oz. Pear nectar
1 Cinnamon stick
1 Star anise
Combine and simmer 30 minutes.
Combine all ingredients except prosecco. Shake well for six seconds. Add prosecco and strain into flute. Garnish with fresh slice of cranberry.
1.5 oz. El Dorado 5-year rum
1/2 oz. Lime
3/4 oz. Singh Farms honey syrup
3 oz. Prosecco
6 drops Cardamom bitters
Combine all ingredients except bitters and prosecco. Shake well for six seconds. Add prosecco. Strain into Champagne coupe. Add cardamom bitters to top.
Above recipes are provided by Jason Asher at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain.