Four holiday drink recipes to warm up your spirits | Pittsburgh City Paper

Four holiday drink recipes to warm up your spirits

When the temperature starts dropping and the carols start playing, there are few things better than warming up your spirits with a nice holiday beverage. Why not do a toast before heading out for a night on the town? We not only found four great places offering delicious holiday drinks, but we talked them into sharing their recipes so you can make them at home all season long.

Dealing with the In-laws

• 1.75 oz Bourbon
• 0.25 oz apple molasses
• 0.5 oz Rivulet Liqueur
• 2 dashes of ginger bitters
• Garnish: Apple fan, cinnamon sugar rim
Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker, strain, then serve over ice in a rocks glass
The Commoner
Inside the Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh
620 William Penn Plaza, Downtown

Long Kiss Goodnight

• 1.5 oz Kingfly Vodka
• 2 oz Kingfly Coffee Liqueur
• 0.5 oz half & half
Stir all ingredients with ice and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with grated cinnamon.
Kingfly Spirits
2613 Smallman St., Strip District

Cookie Butter Latte

• Milk or milk alternative
• Dark chocolate sauce
• Monin Cookie Butter syrup
• Brown sugar
Instructions (for 12 oz. mug):
• Steam or heat milk, then add:
• 2.5 oz of dark chocolate sauce
• 1 tsp of brown sugar
• 1.5 oz of Cookie Butter syrup (or one scoop of cookie butter)
• Stir, then top with cocoa powder or whipped cream and cocoa powder
Square Cafe
134 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty

Hemingway Daiquiri

• 20 oz white rum
• 0.5 oz Luxardo
• .75 oz lime juice
• 0.5 oz grapefruit juice
Shake with ice and double strain
Spirits & Tales
Inside The Oaklander Hotel
5130 Bigelow Blvd., Oakland