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Holiday Spirits

Holiday Mule

Ingredients:
½ ounce simple syrup
½ ounce unsweetened cranberry juice
1 ½ ounces gin or vodka
2 ounces chilled ginger beer
1 rosemary sprig
Orange slice, for garnish
Sugared cranberries, for garnish

Directions:
Combine simple syrup, cranberry juice and gin. Pour over ice and top with ginger beer. Serve garnished with rosemary, orange wedge and sugared cranberries, if desired.

 

 

 

Sparkling Celebration 

Ingredients
1/4 cup sugar
1 bottle Burgundy
4 oz. brandy
2 bottles sparkling wine
1 quart sparkling water
Strawberries or raspberries

Directions
In a punch bowl, dissolve 1/4 cup sugar in the red Burgundy. Add the brandy, stir and pour in the sparkling wine and the sparkling water. Place a block of ice in the bowl, decorating the top if you wish with strawberries, raspberries or other fruit in season. 

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