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Holiday Cocktail Drink Recipes

These specialty cocktail drink recipe brought to you by American Bartending School Coachella valley. The largest and oldest Palm Springs bartender school in the area.

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Here are some of the best holiday and Christmas cocktail drink recipes for you to show off your bartender skills.     You can enjoy making these holiday and Christmas classics for youry party or casual holiday gatherings.  Our easy how to drink recipe videos will show you to make these special holiday drink recipes.

Tokyo Martini Drink Recipe and Video

This is a nice holiday cocktail drink recipe for your guest,


1 oz. vodka
1 oz. Midori melon liqueur
1 oz. sweet and sour bar mix
cherry garnish

Cranberry Orange Sparkler Drink Recipe and Video


1 oz. triple sec
2 oz. cranberry juice
2 oz. sparkling white wine
2 oz. ginger ale

Caramel Apple Martini Recipe and Video


1 oz. vanilla vodka
1 oz. apple schnapps
1 oz. apple juice
coat inside of glass with caramel syrup
cherry and apple slice garnish

Pomegranate Ginger Cosmopolitan


1 oz. pomegranate vodka
1/2 oz. triple sec
1/2 oz. Rose’s lime juice
1 oz. pomegranate juice
2 dashes ginger juice

Pumpkin Martini Drink Recipe and Video


1 oz. vanilla vodka
1 oz. pumpkin flavored vodka
coat rim of glass with brown sugar
cherry garnish

Cranberry Pear Bellini Cocktail Drink Recipe

2 oz. pear nectar
fill with sparkling white wine

Santa’s Christmas Mojito Drink Recipe and Video

Mash 8 mint leaves
Mash 6 quarter pieces of lime
1 oz. simple syrup (sugar water)
1 oz. cranberry juice
1 oz. rum
fill with soda water

Silent Night Christmas Holiday Drink Recipe


1 oz. pineapple juice
1 oz. sweet and sour bar mix
3/4 oz. tequila
3/4 oz. blue cuarcao

Poinsettia Christmas Holiday Drink Recipe 


1 oz. cranberry juice
1/2 oz. triple sec
2 oz. sparkling white wine or champagne

Holiday Hopper


2 oz. cream
3/4 oz. peppermint schnapps
3/4 oz. midori

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