4 delicious holiday cocktail recipes you can make at home

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We visited Henry’s Tavern in Portland’s Pearl district to learn how to make four of their festive drink recipes for the Holidays.

Full recipes:

– Bourbon Cider
Ingredients
Ice
2 oz Old Forester
1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Sour
3/4 oz Maple Syrup
1 oz Apple Cider Juice
1/2 tsp Angostura Bitters
1 Cinnamon Stick

Methodology: Build drink in a pint glass. Pack with ice. Add all liquid ingredients, shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with cinnamon stick.

– Raspberry Cream Truffle
Ingredients
Ice
1 oz Smirnoff Vodka
1/2 oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
1/4 oz Chambord Liqueur
1/4 oz Raspberry Puree
1.5 tsp Chocolate Sauce
1 oz Whipping Cream
Fresh Raspberries

Methodology
Dip the rim of the glass into the chocolate sauce and pour 1 tsp. of chocolate in the bottom of the glass. Reserve. Build the drink in a pint glass, pack with ice, add the Godiva chocolate and simple syrup. Shake and strain into the martini glass. Using the same ice, add the chambord, cream and shake vigorously to make frothy cream. Gently strain over the top of the cocktail achieving a layer of cream over the drink. Garnish with the raspberries.

– Almond Joy
Ingredients
Ice
1 oz Smirnoff Vodka
1 oz Amaretto Liqueur
1/4 oz Chocolate Sauce
1/2 oz Chocolate Syrup
1 oz Half and Half Cream
1/2 oz Coconut Puree
1.5 tsp Shredded Coconut

Methodology: Rim martini glass with chocolate syrup and coat with coconut. Reserve. Combine remaining ingredients and shake. Strain into coconut rimmed glass and garnish with pinch of toasted coconut.

– Peppermint Patty
Ingredients
Ice
1 oz Smirnoff Vodka
3/4 oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
1/2 oz Kahlua Liqueur
1/2 oz Peppermint Schnapps Liqueur
1/4 tsp Bittersweet Chocolate
1 oz Half and Half Cream
Fresh Mint

Methodology: Build in pint glass, pack with ice. Add the vodka, Godiva chocolate liquor and kahlua. Shake and pour into bucket. Rinse shaker and add second ice to the pint glass followed by the cream and peppermint schnapps. Shake vigorously to make frothy cream. Gently strain over the top of the cocktail achieving layer of cream over the drink. Garnish with the shaved chocolate and mint sprig.