Holiday Cocktail Recipes - Visit Colorado Springs Blog

Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Thanks to a few talented and creative area mixologists, here are three new holiday concoctions to enjoy while trying to survive this hectic time of year!

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cocktail

  • Recipe:
  • 2 shots pumpkin pie vodka
  • 2 shots coffee liqueur
  • Dash of ground ginger
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Dash of nutmeg

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass rimmed with crushed graham crackers and serve with cinnamon stick to garnish. Courtesy of  Greg Janacek, Over Easy – A Daytime Eatery

Grinch Margarita

Recipe: Build with ice in a Peppermint Rimmed Collins Glass

  • 1 oz. Midori
  • 1 oz. Blue Curacao
  • 0.5 oz. Tanqueray Gin

Courtesy of Scott Morrissey, Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill

Fall into Cranberry 

  • Recipe: 1 ½ oz. dry gin
  • 1 oz. cranberry infused simple syrup
  • ½ oz. ginger liqueur
  • ½ oz. raspberry liqueur
  • Splash of lemon juice
  • Splash of soda water

Shake and serve in a martini glass with a lemon twist and a cranberry.

Courtesy of Greg Janacek, Sonterra Innovative Southwest Grill