Drinks & Cocktails

  • Prep time: 5 minutes; Difficulty: Easy;
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Directions:

1 Mix all ingredients together in a pitcher

2. Put ice into glasses and pour in Bloody Mary mixture

3. Put celery stalk, pickle spear or pickled green bean into the glass and serve

Chocolate & Bourbon Amore Cocktail

Beverages

Ingredients

  • 3 oz bourbon
  • 1 oz dry Vermouth
  • 1/2 oz Tia Maria (or other chocolate liquor)
  • 1/2 oz Mole Blend
  • Orange juice
  • Orange peel

Directions

  • Add ice to cocktail shaker
  • Add Bourbon, Dry Vermouth, Tia Maria
  • Lightly shake
  • Rim martini glass first with orange juice, then dip into Mole Blend
  • Strain the contents of cocktail shaker into martini glass.
  • Garnish with orange peel.

French 75 Cocktail - SFL Version

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 3 oz Champagne
  • 1 oz Campari
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 6 Pink peppercorns
  • Lemon twist
  • 4 Champagne flutes

Directions:

  • Place all ingredients except champagne, peppercorns, and twist into a shaker.
  • Add ice, shake, and fill champagne flutes halfway full
  • Finish filling the flutes by adding leftover champagne.
  • Add the lemon twist and float 3 pink peppercorns on top of each glass.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 4 oz High Quality Tonic Water (highly recommend Fever Tree)
  • 3-5 Juniper Berries
  • Garnish
  • Lime & Mint leaves or a sprig of Rosemary
  • Optional
  • Black Tellicherry Peppercorns or if you want to experiment, Pink Peppercorns
  • Freeze the Juniper Berries in ice cubes
  • Directions:

1 Fill a large wine glass with ice

2. Add the Gin and Tonic Water

3. Line the inside of the glass with a full circle of lime peel or a lime wedge for simplicity

4. Add Juniper Berries (and Peppercorns if desired)

5. Stir gently

6. Garnish glass with lime wedge and mint leaves

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Gin (can be substituted for vodka)
  • 1 oz Orange juice
  • 1 oz Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Honey (warmed gently in microwave, about 30 seconds at half power)
  • 1/2 tsp culinary lavender

Directions:

1. Mix honey and lavender with gin, stir gently for a quick infusion

2. Add orange and lemon juice to shaker with lots of ice, then add honey lavender gin.

3. Shake well, serve up.

Classic Margarita

  • Prep time: 5 minutes; Difficulty: Easy;
  • Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Lime juice
  • 2 oz. Tequila
  • 1 oz. Cointreau or other orange-flavored liquor
  • Rim Options:
  • Chili Lime Blend or Coarse Sea Salt
  • Garnish:
  • Lime Wedges or Crystallized Ginger
  • Optional Additions:

  • Add other fruits to the Margarita mixture: mango, honeydew, cherries...

Directions:

1. Take a quarter of the lemon and rub the rim of a Margarita glass with the lemon

2. Sprinkle the Chili Lime Blend on a plate & twist the rim of the glass in the seasoning until covered.

3. Pour the lime juice, tequila and Cointreau over a handful of ice in a shaker & Shake until very cold or make frozen Margaritas using a blender or Margaritaville machine!

4. Strain into the prepared glass & garnish with a lime wedge

Alternative Garnish Add ½ cup cubed watermelon & a dash of SFL Ginger powder; garnish with SFL Crystallized Ginger

Mulled Wine Or Cider

Prep Time: 5 minures Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Difficulty: Easy Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle of hearty red wine or a gallon of apple cider
  • 2-3 tablespoons of Mulling Spices
  • 3 teaspoons of orange juice, honey or port or more depending upon level of sweetness desired

Directions

  • Pour bottle of wine or gallon of cider into small pot.
  • For wine wrap 1-2 Tablespoons of Mulling Spices into a small bag made of cheese cloth.
  • For cider use 2-3 Tablespoons of Mulling Spices. Place in simmering pot of wine or cider.
  • Simmer for 20. For mulled wine add orange juice, honey, or port for level of sweetness desired.
  • Take cheese cloth with mulling spices out of pot and serve.

Niko's Mocktail

  • Prep time: 5 minutes; Difficulty: Easy;
  • Serves: 1

Ingredients:

Directions:

1. Take a quarter of the lemon and rub the rim of a Margarita glass with the lemon

2. Sprinkle the SFL Chili Lime Blend on a plate & twist the rim of the glass in the seasoning until covered.

3. Muddle a piece of the jalapeno and put it in the bottom of the glass

4. Add ice

5. Pour equal parts of lemonade & sparkling water into the glass

6. Put a drop of SFL Honey Chipotle Rub into center of the drink

Spicy Rosé & Tequila Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz Rosé
  • 1.5 oz Tequila
  • 1 T honey
  • 1 T fresh lime juice
  • 3 sprigs of cilantro
  • .5 oz Honey Chipotle Rub

Directions

  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle cilantro, honey, and lime juice.
  • Add ice then Rose and tequila. Shake well.
  • Rim margarita glass. First with lime juice then dip into Honey Chipotle Rub.
  • Strain contents of cocktail shaker into margarita glass.

Winter Spiced Negroni

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: Infuse for 4 hours Difficulty: Easy Servings: 6 Source: www.thefeedfeed.com

Ingredients

  • 1 Cassia cinnamon stick
  • 5 Whole cloves
  • 10 Allspice berries crushed
  • 10 Coriander seeds crushed
  • 1/2 Star anise
  • 1/3 Grated nutmeg
  • 8 oz Beefeater gin
  • 8 oz Campari
  • 4 oz Sweet vermouth
  • 3 oz Lemon juice

Directions

1. Toast all spices in a dry pan until they start to release aromas, shake pan frequently to prevent burning. Transfer to large sealed jar. Add remaining ingredients to jar. Let infuse for at least 3 hours.

2. Strain mixture through cheese cloth into large pitcher.

3. Add lemon juice to pitcher and stir, then add ice and stir again.

4. Pour into martini glasses and add a few cubes of ice from the pitcher into each glass.

5. Serve