Teddy Tini 2 oz. chilled espresso 3 oz. vanilla vodka 1/2 oz. Kahlúa Fill shaker with ice, add ingredients, and shake well. Strain into chilled martini glass and garnish with 2 chocolate coffee beans. Recipe by Mad46, a Manhattan rooftop lounge
The Bar Drake Manhattan, a signature drink of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel on Powell St. in San Francisco, the secret is the smidge of maple syrup that magically blends the Fonseca Bin 27 Ruby Port and bourbon together. 2 1/4 oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon 1 oz. Fonseca Bin 27 Ruby Port 1 bar spoon of maple syrup Dash of Angostura bitters Pour all ingredients over ice into a mixing glass. Stir the drink and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with brandied cherries.
French Martini 1.5 oz vodka 1/2 oz Chambord 2 oz pineapple juice Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge or a leaf from the pineapple for a sleek modern look.
S'mores Martini: 1/2 ounce(s) Maker's Mark Bourbon , 1 1/2 ounce(s) Butterscotch Schnapps , 1 ounce(s) Godiva chocolate , Dash of cream, Marshmellow Fluff for rimming the glass Graham cracker crumbs, for rimming the glass.
The Marie Claire Cocktail 1 oz gin 1/2 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur 2 tsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice 2 dashes Angostura bitters Shake well with ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with cold brut champagne. Garnish with a long lemon-peel spiral. Created by: David Wondrich
The Marie Claire Cocktail 1 oz. gin 1/2 oz. St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur 2 tsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice 2 dashes of Angostura bitters Shake well with ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with cold brut Champagne. Garnish with a long lemon-peel spiral. Read more: Holiday Drink Recipes - Christmas Drink Recipes - Cocktail Recipes - Marie Claire