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Posts Tagged ‘Cocktails and Recipes’

Snowflake Spice

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 21, 2020

Today I am publishing my favourite buble sparkling water recipe in my run up to Christmas. These recipes were sent to my by the media team for buble sparkling water such that I might share them with my readers to help them celebrate the festive holiday season.

Please enjoy the recipe for Snowflake Spice:

Snowflake Spice

2 oz. limebubly
2 oz. Cranberry Juice
1 1/4 oz. Gin
1/4 oz. of fresh Lime Juice
Sprinkle of ground Cardamom
ice
Lime Wheel

Add all ingredients over ice in a tall glass
Garnish with a Lime wheel

Serve and enjoy responsibly!

Note: bubly sparkling water has no artificial flavors, no sweetners, and no calories

If  you are interested in more of my original cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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blackberrybuble Smash

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 18, 2020

Today I am taking another opportunity to share another festive buble sparkling water recipe. I was sent several such recipes such that I could enjoy these holiday offerings and share the experience with my readers. I picked out what I felt was the best and will continue to post them during run-up to Christmas to publish on the website.

Today’s serving is the blackberrybuble Smash:

blackberrybuble Smash

3-4 oz. blackberrybubly
1 1/4 oz. Bourbon
1/2 oz. fresh squeezed Lemon Juice
1/4 oz. Simple Syrup
ice
Fresh Blackberries
Lemon Wheel

In a mixing glass muddle 4 Blackberries, the Bourbon, Lemon Juice, and Simple Syrup
Strain into a tall glass 1/2 filled with Ice
Top with blackberrybubly and stir
Garnish with additional Blackberries and a Lemon Wheel

Serve and enjoy responsibly!

Note: bubly sparkling water has no artificial flavors, no sweetners, and no calories

If  you are interested in more of my original cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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The North Pole Chiller

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 15, 2020

The Christmas season is truly upon us, and just to stay in the spirit of holiday, I will continue to share festive recipes that everyone can enjoy this December. To that end, the media folks from bubly sparkling water (they apparently do not like to use capital letters) sent me a variety of easy to make recipes so that I can share them here on my website. I looked them over and chose a few which appealed to me.

The first of these recipes is a simple but tasty construction called The North Pole Chiller:

The North Pole Chiller

1 1/2 oz. Vodka
5 oz. cranberrybubly
Splash of Cranberry Juice
ice
Sprig of Rosemary
Cranberries

Fill a tall serving glass 1/2 full of ice
Add Vodka and cranberrybubly
Freshen with a splash of Cranberry juice
Garnish with cranberries and a sprig of rosemary

Serve and enjoy responsibly!

Note: bubly sparkling water has no artificial flavors, no sweetners, and no calories

If  you are interested in more of my original cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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Christmas Cocktail Bazaar: Smirnoff Holiday Punch

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 2, 2018

Smirnoff recently unveiled four new Limited Edition festive ornament bottles for you to celebrate the holiday season with their iconic Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka.  And some more good news, each of the ornamental bottles are now filled with non-GMO Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka.

As I am well into the seasonal phase of my Fall Cocktail Bazaar I have decided to share this tasty punch recipe sent to me by the Smirnoff Media Team and created by Kendra Darling (Simply Darrling)

Smirnoff Holiday Punch combines Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka with combination of Autumnal Fruit flavours and Citrus Juices which are freshened with Sparkling Wine and garnished with Raspberry Sherbet. The recipe as shown serves 12, just double it for larger gatherings.

Smirnoff Holiday Punch

5 oz Smirnoff No. 21 Holiday Ornament Vodka
6 oz. Cranberry-Raspberry Juice
2 oz Pineapple Juice
10 oz Orange Juice
1 oz Lime Juice
12 oz Bottle Sparkling Wine
Raspberry Sherbet
Slices of Limes, Oranges and frozen Cranberries

Combine all the Juice in a punch bowl
Stir in the Sparkling wine and the Smirnoff No. 21 Holiday Ornament Vodka
Garnish with slices of Limes, Oranges, and frozen Cranberries
Place a ball of raspberry sherbet into a glass
Ladle punch into the glass

Enjoy Responsibly

If you are interested in more of my cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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Note: Smirnoff No. 21 is a triple distilled spirit, produced on a large multi-column still from North American prairie grain and bottled at 40 % alcohol by volume. And just in time for the holiday season, Smirnoff No. 21 is now non-GMO (non genetically modified).

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Fall Cocktail Bazaar: Raspberry Be-Dazzler

Posted by Arctic Wolf on November 12, 2018

Although Smirnoff Vodka provided me with the bulk of the samples and recipes for my Cocktail Bazaar, some of the other spirit brands owned by Diageo also stepped up as well. One of those brands was Bulleit who sent me several recipes for their Bulleit Bourbon and Bullet Rye. One recipe which caught my eye was called the Be-Dazzler which mixed Bulleit Bourbon with Grapefruit Juice and Campari, which was in turn lengthened with Fanta Strawberry.

I liked that the recipe provided an unusual complement of flavours; but unfortunately I am not a fan of strawberries or strawberry flavoured foods and beverages. My wife, who knows me well, suggested that I substitute a raspberry flavoured beverage in place of the strawberry. Since Fanta makes both a strawberry and a raspberry soda, the switch was quite easy.

So this is my take of the Be-Dazzler, you can try it with Raspberry soda, or in its original form with Strawberry.

Raspberry Be-Dazzler

1 oz Bulleit Bourbon
1/2 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz Campari (Italian Bitter Aperitif)
Ice
1 oz Fanta Raspberry
Wedge of Lemon

Add the first three ingredient into a metal shaker with ice
Shake until the outside of the shaker begins to frost
Strain into an ice filled tumbler
Garnish with a wedge of Lemon

Enjoy Responsibly!

Note: If you are interested in more cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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Note: Bulleit Bourbon is produced at the Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. The brand traces its heritage back to 1830 when tavern keeper Augustus Bulleit (after a few experimental trials) created the brand and began to market it locally and eventually to areas outside of Kentucky. According to the Bulleit Bourbon website, the spirit is produced from a rye heavy mash with of course corn as well as malted barley. It is bottled at 45% for the North American Market.

Here is a link to my review:

Review: Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey

“… As I let the glass breathe, the woody aroma of new oak remained strong, but it did not overpower the honeycomb and toffee scents which remained firm. The breezes above the glass also contain some nice rye accents, and some soft vanilla …”

Please enjoy the review, Chimo!

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