Plan on staying in on New Year's Eve? Enjoy the end of 2018 and start of 2019 with these festive sips.
Rich Rosé + Blackberry + Basil:
Rey de Reyes. (Courtesy Photo)
• 5-6 large Ice Cubes
• Handful of Blackberries
• 2-3 leaves of Basil
• Veuve Clicquot
Rich Rosé Champagne
Place 5 ice cubes in a large wine glass, sprinkle in blackberries, top with Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé, and finish with fresh leaves of basil.
Rey de Reyes:
• 1 part Ancho Reyes Verde
• 1 part Ancho Reyes Original
• 1 part fresh Lime Juice
• Rich Simple Syrup (2:1 sugar:water)
• Small pinch Salt
• 1 dash Angostura
Combine ingredients and shake well. Double strain into a coupe glass.
Dramble. (Courtesy Photo)
• 1 1/4 parts Drambuie
• 3/4 part Hendrick's Gin
• 1/2 part Lemon Juice
• 1/2 part Crème de Mure
• 2 tsp Cranberry-Orange Compote
• 1 tsp Plain Greek Yogurt
• Skewered Cranberries, for garnish
• Lemon Twist, for garnish
Serve in Double rocks glass over pebble ice. Add all ingredients to a mixing tin with ice. Shake vigorously and double-strain over pebble ice.
Hudson Whiskey Spiced Apple Sour:
Hudson Whiskey Spiced Apple Sour. (Courtesy Photo)
• 1 ½ parts Hudson Single Malt
• 1 part apple cider
• ½ part fresh lemon juice
• ½ part simple syrup
• Ginger beer to top
• Apple Slice, for garnish
• Dusting of Grated Nutmeg, for garnish
Build cocktail over ice in a tall Collins glass. Stir to combine. Garnish with thin apple slice and dusting of grated nutmeg.
Chai Tea Martini:
Chai Tea Martini. (Courtesy Photo)
• 2 parts Reyka Vodka
• 2 parts Chai Tea
• 1 part Coconut Milk
• 1/2 part Vanilla
• Demerara Simple
• Grown Cinnamon, for garnish
Combine all the ingredients into shaker with ice. Shake, strain and garnish.
Berry Toast: (Recipe courtesy of AriZona Beverages)
Berry Toast. (Courtesy Photo)
• 4oz. AriZona Sparkling Water Lemon Lime
• Splash of Cranberry Juice
• Splash of Lime Juice
Pour over ice and garnish with lime and black raspberry.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com