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Easy, Seasonal Cocktails for Thanksgiving Dinners

Easy, Seasonal Cocktails for Thanksgiving Dinners
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Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and it’s time to start planning your feast. Not only do you have to plan the turkey, sides and dessert but also the cocktails to pair with them. Try these easy, seasonal cocktails from Baileys Original Irish Cream, Ketel One Vodka, Moon Mountain Organic Vodka and Ron Zacapa Rum that will get your guests excited for your famous turkey and the start of the holiday season.

Grand Thanksgiving

Ingredients:
1 1/4 ounces Ketel One Oranje™ Flavored Vodka
1/4 ounces Grand Marnier®
1/4 ounces Fresh Lemon Juice
Ginger Ale

Preparation:
1. Pour Ketel One Oranje, Grand Marnier and fresh lemon juice into rocks glass over ice.
2. Top off with ginger ale.
3. Stir gently.
4. Garnish with orange peel.

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The After-Turkey Apertif

Ingredients:
1 ounces Moon Mountain Organic Vodka
1/4 ounces sweet vermouth
1/4 ounces Zwack®
5 dashes Angostura Bitters

Preparation:
1. Pour Ketel One Oranje, sweet vermouth, Zwack and 5 dashes of Angostura Bitters into a rocks glass filled with ice.
2. Stir gently.
3. Garnish with lime.

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Holiday Highball

Ingredients:
1 ounce Baileys Original Irish Cream
1/2 ounce iced coffee
1 ounce Bulleit Bourbon
1/8 ounce 2:1 raw sugar syrup
3 mint sprigs

Preparation:
1. Mix coffee and sugar syrup together and set aside.
2. In a highball glass, layer 2 mint sprigs in the bottom of the glass, then top with crushed ice.
3. Add Baileys Original Irish Cream, Bulleit Bourbon, and simple syrup.
4. Swizzle together, leaving the mint at the bottom of the glass.
5. Float coffee on top and garnish with last mint sprig.

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  1. natalie

    November 18, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    this sounds really good!, i would def go for a calorie count and use Voli vodka lyte. I have def used that in the past.

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