Well-crafted holiday parties include well-crafted cocktails. And while there are always the classics, a signature drink and a well-paired appetizer can separate your party from the rest. We’ve assembled some of our favorite Woodford Reserve cocktails and some tasty bites that will have people talking until next holiday season. Check out these great holiday cocktails, but these mixed drinks can be used for any occasion. The Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon cocktails featuring the Holiday Spice, the Bourbon Ball and the Candy Cane infusion are easy to make and holiday tasty.
WOODFORD RESERVE HOLIDAY SPICE
1 oz. Woodford Reserve®
1 oz. Chocolate liqueur
1 oz. Coffee liqueur
Heavy shake of Cayenne
Heavy shake of Cinnamon
Heavy splash of Half and half
Shake and strain into a cocktail glass
rimmed with graham cracker crumbs.
Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
2 oz. Woodford Reserve®
1 oz. White créme de cacao
¼ oz. Hazelnut liqueur
Stir well with cracked ice,
then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with a rolled chocolate curl.
WOODFORD RESERVE CANDY CANE INFUSION
1 liter Woodford Reserve®
3 Candy canes
Serve 2 oz. candy cane infusion in cordial glass or chilled martini glass.
Pour 2 oz. candy cane infusion over ice in rocks glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.
Combine 1 ½ oz. candy cane infusion with 4 oz. hot chocolate.
Garnish with whipped cream and a candy cane.
Combine 1 ½ oz. candy cane infusion with 4 oz. hot coffee. Garnish with whipped cream.
Pour 1 ½ oz. candy cane infusion over ice in rocks glass. Fill with eggnog and stir.
Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.
Pour 1 ½ oz. candy cane infusion over ice in rocks glass. Fill with cola and stir.
Drizzle 1 T. candy cane infusion over 2 scoops vanilla ice cream.
Garnish with whipped cream and crushed candy canes.