Christmas Cocktails from the Boyne Valley

By Rebecca Meade

Christmas Cocktails from the Boyne Valley

It that time of year again when we indulge in a few luxuries & we have some gorgeous recipes for cocktails using some of the spirits produced in the Boyne Valley.

Our Christmas Shop is offering a selection of spirits & drinks from the Boyne Valley as an add on purchase to any hamper. Visit here to have a browse. 

Recipes from Boann Distillery created by The Social Sipper

Whistler Irish Cream Grasshopper 

  •  2oz Whistler Irish Cream

  • 1 ½ oz Crème de Menthe

  • ½ oz Amaro

  • Shaved chocolate

  • Mint sprig to garnish

Add the Whistler Irish cream, Crème de Menthe and Amaro to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously . Strain into a coupe. Top with shaved chocolate and a garnish with a mint leaf.

 Whistler Double Oaked Basil Julep 

  • 2oz Whistler Double Oaked Irish Whiskey

  • 3/4 Oz simple syrup

  • 6 basil leaves ,plus more to garnish

Add basil and simple syrup to a double old fashioned glass and muddle. Add the Whistler Double Oaked Irish Whiskey. Fill with Crushed Ice and stir. Garnish with fresh basil.

 

Whistler Honey Pot of Gold 

  • 1 ½ Oz The whistler double oaked Irish whiskey

  • ¾ oz The whistler Irish Honey

  • ½ oz ginger turmeric simple syrup

  • ¾ oz lemon juice

  • 1 egg white

Ad all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and dry shake. Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a glass over ice. Garnish with edible gold flakes if you are feeling extra.

 

 The Listoke Gin Hot Toddy

  • 50ml Listoke 1777 Gin

  • 50ml hot water

  • 1 tsp honey

  • Cinnamon stick and a slice of lemon or orange, to garnish

Combine all of your ingredients except the garnish and stir well until honey has completely dissolved. Garnish and serve!

 Please share your creations if you give them a go using #BoyneValleyFlavours so we can see them! 



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