WHETHER YOU’RE CUDDLED UP AT THE FIREPIT WITH YOUR HONEY OR RINGING IN 2023 WITH A CROWD, THESE DRINKS WILL PUT YOU IN A MERRY MOOD.
In the dead of winter,
we could all use a little sunshine. Inspired by an orange creamsicle, this smooth, citrus-forward sipper tastes like summer in a glass.
2 ounces vanilla vodka 1⁄2 ounce apricot liqueur 1⁄2 ounce Cointreau
1⁄2 ounce lemon juice
2 dashes Bitterman’s Orange Citrate
1 egg white
First, dry shake all ingredients. Then add ice and shake again. Double- strain into a martini glass and garnish with a lemon wheel.
Find it at Tipsy Trout
While the kids toast marshmallows, enjoy
a grown-up version of s’mores by the fire. It’s the best way to warm up after a day on the hill.
11⁄2 ounces WhistlePig Piggyback Rye
4 ounces hot chocolate Whipped cream
1 graham cracker, crushed 1⁄2 ounce dark chocolate,
shaved into curls using a vegetable peeler
Stir WhistlePig Piggyback Rye into a mug of hot chocolate. Dollop whipped cream on top. Sprinkle with crushed graham crackers and chocolate shavings.
Find it at WhistlePig Pavilion
How do you give an Aperol Spritz a Vermont twist? Add craft beer, of course! This cocktail features Spruce Peak IPA from local brewery Ten Bends Beer.
A splash of grapefruit liqueur and lemon juice complement the hoppy flavor.
1 ounce Aperol
1⁄2 ounce Combier Pamplemousse
1⁄2 ounce lemon juice Spruce Peak IPA
Shake the first three ingredients and strain into a wine glass over ice. Top with Spruce Peak IPA and stir.
Find it at Alpine Hall
Light, crisp, and with a spicy kick, this is the most popular cocktail served at the Club at Spruce Peak!
2 tablespoons sea salt
1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon lime zest
2 ounces Casamigos
3⁄4 ounce Cointreau
3⁄4 ounce lime juice
3⁄4 ounce grapefruit juice
Combine first three ingredients in a dish. Run
a lime over the rim of a tumbler. Turn it upside- down in the chili-salt mixture to coat the rim. Partly fill the glass with ice. Shake remaining ingredients and pour into the glass.
Find it at The Club at Spruce Peak
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