Creative Drinks Bring Life to Parties

Posted by Samuele Visentini on 20th Jan 2017

No matter what season, every party needs to be garnished with great cocktails. Having unique drinks that complement your food perfectly will surely stand out to every guest. 

From colorful creations to flavorful concoctions, you can take certain measures to ensure that your drink menu stands out among the rest. Here’s our seasonal guide to classic yet tasty drinks to serve:


WINTER

French Tickler

Fuzzy Wuzzy Feather Skewer 4 inches 500 count box

                                                            

This warm and delicious drink counters cold nights. With just the right amount of heat balanced with sweetness, your customers will love sipping on this delightful creation.

    • Ingredients:

1 oz cinnamon schnapps

1 oz orange liqueur

  • Directions: Pour the schnapps and liqueur into a shaker over ice; shake until cold; serve in a low ball whiskey glass.
  • BONUS: Add cherries on a beautiful fuzzy feather skewer and serve on the glass. Your customers will love the hint to the name French Tickler. You can find the skewer here.

Iced Tea on Fire

Mini Pine Cone Skewer 6 inches 500 count box

Another warm cocktail everyone will love. However, this one plays on a southern tradition: sweet iced tea. This drink is a perfect balance between sweet and spicy, perfect for sipping by a fire.

    • Ingredients:

1 part cinnamon whiskey

3 parts sweet tea (homebrewed preferred)

  • Directions: Pour over ice, mix, and drink. Serve in a tall drinking glass.
  • BONUS: Add some contrast by skewering maraschino cherries and serving them on top. You don’t have to use another boring pick, add some pizzazz by using something stunning like this pinecone skewer!

SPRING

Sparkling Blackberry Gin

Knotted Skewers


  • Ingredients:

Handful of blackberries

½ cup of sugar

2 cups gin

1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice

Club soda

Lime (for garnish)

  • Directions: Puree blackberries and sugar together, then continue to stir until the sugar is dissolved. Strain the puree to remove all seeds. Add puree to a glass carafe along with the gin and lime juice. Stir and enjoy by topping each glass off with club soda. 
  • BONUS: Garnish these delicious drinks with a beautiful knotted skewer showcasing fresh blackberries along with a lime slice. Find them here.

Appletini

Peacock Eye Skewer 4 inches


  • Ingredients:

2 oz vodka

1 oz apple schnapps

1 oz melon liqueur

Lime juice

  • Directions: Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass and add a squeeze of lime juice.
  • BONUS: Complement the green color of this drink by adding a beautiful peacock feather skewers. Showcase these lovely skewers with cranberries and blueberries to bring the cocktail together.

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