Embark on a festive journey into the realm of cocktails, spirits, and essential bar tools this holiday season!
Whether you’re a seasoned mixologist or a curious newcomer, our guide is your passport to creating memorable and delightful libations. From crafting signature holiday cocktails to discovering premium spirits and mastering essential bar tools, we’re here to make your holiday celebrations truly special. Join us in exploring the flavors, techniques, and the tools that will elevate your holiday gatherings. Let’s toast to joyous festivities and the perfect pour!
For the Whiskey Enthusiast: Kollea 9 Oz Decanter Set
Elevate your holiday celebrations to a new level of sophistication with the Kollea 9 Oz Whiskey Decanter Set. This unique and vintage-inspired gift is the ultimate blend of ornamentation and practicality, making it the ideal choice for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, and any special occasion. The set’s distinctive design is an instant conversation starter, commanding attention and adding an elegant focal point to your gatherings. Crafted from high-quality lead-free glass, the set includes a 9 Oz whiskey decanter, 2 Pcs of 2 Oz glasses, two brackets, and four greeting cards, all safely packaged in an attractive black gift box. As you bask in the warmth of the holiday season, this set is not just a beautiful addition to your festivities but also an opportunity to savor classic cocktails with a touch of vintage charm. Enjoy timeless libations like the Old Fashioned, Whiskey Sour, Manhattan, and Mint Julep as you create lasting memories with loved ones. So, raise your beautifully designed glass, clink to the joy of the season, and savor the perfect blend of tradition and elegance with the Kollea 9 Oz Whiskey Decanter Set. Cheers to unforgettable holidays!
Blue Stone Royale: CIROC
Ring in the celebrations with a stylish Blue Stone Royale. Created with CÎROC Blue Stone Vodka and Champagne, this bubbly treat is a great choice to shake things up this holiday season.
– 40ml CÎROC Vodka
– 20ml Lemon Juice
– 10ml Vanilla Syrup
1. Shake the first 3 ingredients with ice and top up with champagne.
2. Serve in a champagne glass.
3. Garnish with dark grapes.
Mexican Hot Chocolate: Don Julio
For those with a sweet tooth, this spice-infused Mexican Hot Chocolate with Don Julio Reposado will keep you & your loved ones warm on even the coldest night.
– 1.5oz Don Julio Reposado Tequila
– 8oz Hot Spicy Chocolate
– 8oz oat milk
– 3 tbsp of chocolate powder
– 2 tsp chili powder
– 1 tsp ground cinnamon
– Cilantro Leaves & Salted Grapefruit
1. Make hot spicy chocolate by combining all ingredients in a pot.
2. Bring to a simmer, stir, and strain.
3. Combine 1.5 oz of Don Julio Reposado and 8 oz of hot spicy chocolate to a mug and serve.
Served Neat: Cherrywood Reserve
Introducing Forty Creek Cherrywood Reserve, a premium Canadian whisky crafted for connoisseurs seeking unparalleled sophistication. Aged to perfection, this exquisite blend boasts rich notes of cherrywood, creating a harmonious symphony of flavors. Best enjoyed neat, the velvety texture and nuanced taste profile make it a standout choice for those who appreciate the finer things in life. Elevate your spirits experience with Forty Creek Cherrywood Reserve – a true testament to craftsmanship and tradition.Buy now
Elevate Your Cocktail: TOM DIXON Puck Coupe Glasses
Step up your home bar game with the TOM DIXON Puck Set of Two Coupe Glasses. Precision-crafted for cocktails, spirits, and the ultimate home bar experience. These sleek glasses add sophistication to every sip. Affordable luxury for yourself or the perfect gift. Elevate your spirits—get yours now! Cheers to style and substance!
This festive blend of cinnamon, ginger, cloves and Jameson Irish Whiskey, is the perfect holiday drink to share with your office bestie and spread some holiday cheer. This holiday season Jameson is hosting the Jameson Presents: The Unboring Office Holiday Party where one lucky Canadian business will win an epic, one-of-a-kind office holiday party including a performance by Canada’s own Dwayne Gretzky and enjoy holiday inspired cocktails like The Handwarmer.
– 3 Litres of Apple Juice
– 6 Whole Cardamom Pods
– 3 Sticks Cinnamon
– 200 ml Date Syrup
– 50 gr Ginger
– Ice cubes
– 1 Bottle Jameson Original
– 3 Whole Lemon
– 3 Whole Star Anise
1. Pour 3 litres of pressed apple juice into a large cooking pot.
2. Wrap 3 sticks of cinnamon, 3 star anise, 6 green cardamom pods, zest from 3 lemons and 50g of sliced ginger in a cheese cloth.
3. Place spices in the cooking pot with the apple juice on medium heat until the liquid boils, and then add 200ml of date syrup and squeeze 3 lemons in.
4. Finally add 30ml Jameson into a tempered glass, and use a ladle to serve your mouth-watering hot punch.
5. If you don’t have date syrup agave, honey or maple syrup will work as a substitute.
Signature Old Fashioned: Johnnie Walker Black Label
Indulge in the world’s finest whisky with Johnnie Walker Black Label, the number one whisky globally, and savor the unbeatable quality at LCBO. Elevate your experience by crafting the timeless Whisky Old Fashioned, a bold cocktail that embodies the rich flavors of Johnnie Walker.
– Johnnie Walker Black
– Simple Syrup, Bitters and Ice
– Orange and Toasted Rosemary
COMBINE: Mix 60ml Johnnie Walker, 10ml 1:1 Simple Syrup and 2 dashes Aromatic Bitters in an ice-filled glass. Stir well. For the syrup, heat equal amounts of sugar and water in a pan until the sugar dissolves.
SERVE: Pour into a tumbler over ice. Go for one large cube, an ice ball or several small cubes.
FINISH: Twist a piece of orange zest over the glass to release the aromatic oils.
GARNISH: Finish with orange peel and toasted rosemary or a blood orange wedge.
The Perfect Tools: Archer Barware Collection
Introducing the exquisite Archer Barware in Brass from West Elm, a true embodiment of style and functionality. Elevate your home bar experience with these sophisticated tools, seamlessly blending aesthetics with precision. The Archer Barware set not only enhances your mixology skills but also adds a touch of luxury to your cocktail presentation. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, these brass essentials make a statement, making them a must-have for any aspiring home bartender. Explore the world of cocktails, spirits, and the finest bar tools – embark on a journey where the Archer Barware takes center stage in creating unforgettable libations. Discover the perfect synergy of taste and design with these timeless pieces as we guide you through a spirited celebration of flavors and craftsmanship. Cheers to raising the bar on your mixology game!Buy now
Hailing from the world’s highest Irish bar in Nepal and bringing the Himalayan mountains right to you, treat your taste buds to this Nepalese mango ‘Hot Toddy’. It’s the perfect holiday beverage to share under the Jameson Tree at the Jameson Presents: The Unboring Office Holiday Party . After receiving submissions from Canadian businesses across the country, Toronto’s very own Qode Media is the winner of an epic, one-of-a-kind office holiday party! They will enjoy an evening of gourmet food, game stations, a live performance by nostalgia band Dwayne Gretzky and of course enjoy holiday inspired cocktails by Jameson such as The Himalayan Hot Toddy.
– 6 Whole Cardamon Pods
– Ice Cubes
– 50 ml Jameson Original
– 1 Whole Lime
– 250 ml Mango Juice
1. Pre-heat toddy glasses, by filling with boiling water and leave to one side for 15 mins.
2. Discard water once ready for use.
3. Gently heat 250ml (per serve) of mango juice with 6 lightly bruised cardamom pods in a saucepan.
4. Bring to a simmer, not a boil.
5. Add all ingredients to the pre-heated toddy glass.
6. Garnish with a lime wedge and cardamom.
Espresso Martini: 818 Tequila
Founded by Kendall Jenner, 818 is an award-winning tequila made in a family-owned and run distillery in Jalisco, Mexico. Utilizing traditional methods to produce the most natural and best tasting tequila, 181 is also committed to operating a sustainable supply chain to reduce their environmental footprint. Made entirely of Weber Blue agave, 818 comes in three different varieties: Blanco, Reposado, and Anejo are the three types of tequila.
818 ESPRESSO MARTINI
– 2.0 oz. 818 Tequila Reposado
– 1.25 oz. Chilled Espresso
– 0.75 oz. Coffee Liqueur
– 0.25 oz. Cinnamon Syrup
– + Espresso Beans (for Garnish)
– Add All Ingredients to the shaker with ice.
– Shake for 15-20 seconds until foamy.
– Strain into a chilled Martini or Coupe glass.
– Garnish with Three Espresso beans and Serve.