Drinks to warm your winter wonderland

by Nick Bailey on November 30, 2015 in Food, Lifestyle, Home,
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With the holidays season bringing colder evenings to Texas, it’s important to keep warm. Whether you’re entertaining guests or winding down from a long day, our friends at Milagro Tequila have some great cocktails to keep the holiday cheer in your home.

Here’s a few great cocktail mixes to deck your halls.

Hot Toddy

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What you need

  • Milagro Añejo —1.5 parts
  • Agave Nectar — 1 part
  • Cloves — 4 each
  • Cinnamon Stick — 1 each
  • Whole Anise Star — 1 each
  • Boiling Water — 4 parts
  • Lemon Wheel — 1 each

Instructions

Combine agave nectar, spice and tequila in a heat-resistant snifter or mug. Add the boiling water. Squeeze the lemon, drop it in, and stir until agave nectar has melted.

 

The Highlands

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What you need

  • Milagro Añejo — 2 parts
  • Oloroso Sherry — 1 part
  • Drambuie — 0.5 part
  • Garnish: Lemon peel & sage leaf
  • Glass: Coupe

This simple drink is sure to keep the room filled with joy for an evening with friends.

 

Carpe Dia Punch

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What you need

  • Milagro Añejo — 2 parts
  • Lime juice — 1 part
  • Blackberry syrup — 0.75 part
  • Sage leaf — 1 each
  • Ginger beer — 1 part
  • Garnish: Blackberries & sage
  • Glass: Punch bowl

Instructions

Combine all ingredients except ginger beer in a punch bowl over a block of ice. Top with ginger beer right before stirring interminately.

 

Hot Chocolate

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What you need

  • Milagro Añejo — 1.5 parts
  • Hot chocolate powder —3 parts
  • Grated chili chocolate bar — 1 pinch
  • Heavy cream
  • Glass: Your favorite mug

Instructions

Build in a mug suitable for hot drinks. Top with whipped cream and chili chocolate shavings

With these tasty cocktails ready, you’re sure to have a good time either relaxing for the night or enjoying the company of loved ones.

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