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Christmas Bourbon Cocktails with Ballotin

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If you’re looking for the perfect drink to bring out the Merry Spirit, try local brand, Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey. Ballotin just celebrated 2 years in business this past November and is being poured in over 13 states making people merry & bright.

Chocolate Whiskey? It’s a perfect meld of 2 great flavors. You know how you get into that snack cycle and don’t know where to stop? Something salty, then something sweet, then back to salty… it’s like that, with both flavors balanced in perfect harmony.

The folks at Ballotin have shared a few recipes with us and we now share with you! These cocktails are a great introduction to bourbon AND delicious in their own right. Try a few of these recipes for your holiday parties.

 

Sleigh Ride

2 parts Ballotin Chocolate Mint Whiskey

1 part Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream

½ part Tito’s Handmade Vodka

 

Shake in mixing tin with ice.  Strain into a rocks glass. 

Garnish with chocolate shavings and a soft mint on the side of the glass.

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Elf Yourself

2 parts Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey

½ part Cointreau Orange Liqueur

 

Shake in mixing tin with ice.  Strain into

cocktail or Manhattan glass, up.  Garnish

with an orange peel.

 

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Bad Santa

1 part Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey

1 part Bourbon

Dash of Bitters

 

In a rocks or old fashioned glass pour in one ounce each the Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey and Bourbon.

Fill with ice.  Add a dash of bitters and stir. Garnish

with a cherry and an orange twist.

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Silver Bells

1 ½  oz Ballotin Caramel Turtle Whiskey

Dash of bitters

3 oz champagne or prosecco

 

Stir Ballotin Caramel Turtle and bitters in a mixing

tin with ice. Strain into a champagne flute and top

with Champagne or Prosecco.   Garnish with a

cherry.

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White Christmas

2 parts Ballotin Bourbon Ball Chocolate Whiskey

1 part Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream

 

Shake in mixing tin with ice.  Strain into a rocks glass. 

Garnish with chocolate shavings

 

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Chocolate Brandy Alexander

1 ½ parts Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey

1 ½  parts Copper & Kings Craft Brandy

1 part cream

 

Shake in mixing tin with ice.  Strain into a Manhattan glass

Garnish with fresh nutmeg

 

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Ballotin Pecan Pie

2 parts Ballotin Bourbon Ball Chocolate Whiskey

1 part Rivulet Pecan Liqueur

 

Shake in mixing tin with ice.  Strain into a

rocks glass with ice. 

Garnish with a whole pecan

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Sugarplum

2 parts Ballotin Caramel Turtle Whiskey

½ part Chambord

1 part cream

 

Shake in mixing tin with ice.  Strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish with fresh raspberries

 

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Ballotin Chocolate Peppermint Martini /

Winter Wonderland

2 parts Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey

½  part Death’s Door Wondermint or other peppermint

schnapps

Dash of Amaro

 

Shake in mixing tin with ice.  Strain into a cocktail glass

rimmed with crushed peppermints.