Festivus is one of the newer winter holidays, joining the ranks of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. While these more established holidays revolve around religious and cultural celebration, Festivus started as one family’s tradition. In a relatively short amount of time, the Festivus (usually held on December 23rd) has become a niche part of Western culture. I can tell you more about how the holiday started in a minute, but for now let’s focus on how to mix this wonderful cocktail, the Festivus.
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I’m a little shocked that we made it through our first year before even thinking about the Cranberry Martini. But now, the holiday season is here again, and what better time than now to fill that knowledge gap? It’s an obvious bonus for me, because I love cranberries. So let’s make a plan for the Cran, and dive into how to make the Cranberry Martini.
It’s getting deep into the holiday season; what do you serve your guests? I would suggest a drink that reminds people of Christmas and leaves them satisfied (and hammered). Without further ado, we are proud to give you our Candy Cane Cocktail recipe.
From October until New Year’s Day, the holidays seem to rush along in one giant blur of events, shopping, and things we do just because we’re expected to. One constant throughout the holidays is the ever-delicious pumpkin pie. Noticing that the holidays are just about here, I thought it would be fitting to share my own Pumpkin Pie Martini recipe.
A friend of ours recently bought us a bottle of Hpnotiq as a gift; what drinks could we mix with our new liqueur? I decided to try the 34 proof alcohol in a popular and easy drink, the Hpnotiq Martini. Turns out there is something to be said for this being a hypnotic drink; we were all mesmerized after drinking one of these. So sit back, crack a bottle, and let the Friday Night Drinking Club show you how to mix this tropical Hpnotiq cocktail.
One of the most popular cocktails of the last twenty-five years is the Cosmopolitan. This drink gained traction in the 1990s due to endorsements from celebrities like Madonna and the Sex and the City girls. For years, a hotly debated subject has been, “what is the ideal way to prepare a Cosmopolitan?” After extensive research, I believe I have come up with the perfect Cosmopolitan recipe. Read onward, and let’s analyze the ingredients and preparation.
When I look at the list of classic cocktails, I notice that most of them are pretty simple. One drink that I enjoy mixing as much I enjoy drinking is the Lemon Drop shot . It’s clean, it tastes good, and you can make it a Lemon Drop Martini just by increasing the volume of the recipe a little. I would put the Lemon Drop in the pantheon of great Girl’s Night Out cocktails, like the Cosmopolitan or the Appletini. Unlike those other drinks, guys can drink a Lemon Drop cocktail without too much stigma attached. After all, who doesn’t like vodka lemonade?