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SPICE UP YOUR EGG NOG GAME WITH THESE MUST MAKE COCKTAIL RECIPES

Mrs. Claus called, and she's ready to party.

You grabbed the obligatory carton of Eggnog from the grocery store, just because, but rather than leave it in the fridge and sip from it over the next few weeks, here’s a few new ways to spice it up for your Vina’s.

HORSE TRADERS ‘NOG

Horse Traders ‘Nog is being served up at the Last Drop Bar inside the Hermosa Inn this holiday season.  Not in Paradise Valley? Here’s the recipe to make it at home!

HORSE TRADERS ‘NOG from Lon’s Last Drop

2/3 oz Branca Menta
2/3 oz Licor 43
2/3 oz El Mayor Extra Anejo tequila
½ oz House Cinnamon Syrup
1 oz Cream
1 whole Egg

Garnish with :
3 dashes AZ Bitter Lab Mi Casa bitters and fresh ground nutmeg

Yum!!

MERRY & BRIGHT EGGNOG

from Natasha David, NiteCap

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Image by Wes Tarca

For serious drinkers only, this “no Eggnog needed” Eggnog will liven up any holiday fete.  Get it at the infamous NiteCap in NYC or make it at home with Natasha’s recipe.

4 oz. Truly Spiked & Sparkling Colima Lime
1 oz. Spiced Rum
1 oz. Vanilla Almond Milk
1 tsp. Stevia Powder
1 Egg White
Grated Nutmeg

Method:
Combine spiced rum, vanilla almond milk, stevia powder and egg white in a cocktail shake. Begin by shaking without ice to incorporate all ingredients. Next, add ice to the cocktail shaker and continue to shake. Strain the liquid into a Collins glass without ice and top with Truly Spiked & Sparkling Colima Lime. Garnish with grated nutmeg.

Mrs. Claus called, and she’s ready to party.

CHUBBY HONEY EGGNOG

@ Hotel Arts Barcelona

Choose to head somewhere warm to celebrate the holidays while others stay home. For those who cannot travel to Hotel Arts Barcelona during this busy season, the hotel’s head mixologist Diego Baud has it covered with this recipe.  And can you say cuuuuuute with these eggs as the cups!?

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Image from Hotel Arts Barcelona

12 Large eggs
500g Organic honey
10oz Brandy
12oz Amontillado Sherry
1L Whole milk
24oz Organic heavy cream
Grated nutmeg or cinnamon on top
Using a mixer on low speed, beat eggs until smooth. Slowly add cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar until they are fully dissolved. Add the Torres 15 Brandy, Amontillado Sherry, milk and cream. Refrigerate overnight and serve in empty egg shells or a small chilled cups. Sprinkle nutmeg or cinnamon on the top before serving.

Have a fave eggnog recipe yourself? Share in the comments! Vinas love vinas who help vinas get festive with eggnog.

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