As you prepare tomorrow’s Thanksgiving feast, don’t forget the cocktails! Here are four delicious Thanksgiving-themed drink recipes that will go perfectly with your turkey day dinner, courtesy of our friends at Ketel One:
Ketel One Cranberry Celebration
1 ½ oz. Ketel One® Citroen
1 tablespoon of cranberry reduction
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. simple syrup
Combine first four ingredients in a mixing glass. Vigorously shake with ice and pour contents into a rocks glass (fine strain over new ice if you prefer no chunks). Top with a splash of club soda. Garnish with a cranberry and mint sprig.
****To make a cranberry reduction, take a 12 oz. bag of cranberries, rinse and add 4 oz. of orange juice and 4 oz. of simple syrup. Bring it to a boil, and let simmer for 5-7 minutes. Stir occasionally while it is simmering. Place the reduction into the freezer for 30 minutes and allow the reduction to thicken.
Ketel One Spiked Apple
1 oz. Ketel One® Vodka
½ oz. Stirrings® Apple Liqueur
1 oz. apple cider
½ oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake over ice. Pour contents into a rocks glass. Garnish with an orange slice.
Ketel One Pumpkin King
1 oz. Ketel One® Oranje
¼ oz. Godiva® Caramel Liqueur
¼ oz. pumpkin liqueur
1 teaspoon whipped cream
Combine first three ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake over ice. Strain into a martini glass. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a dust of cinnamon powder.
Ketel One Fall Back Buck
1.5 oz.Ketel One Citroen® Flavored Vodka
0.5 oz.fresh lime juice
0.25 oz.simple syrup
1 oz.pineapple juice
2 oz.ginger beer
0.25 oz.aromatic bitters
Combine first four ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake with ice and strain into a collins glass filled with ice. Top with ginger beer and a heavy float of bitters.