A Couple Cocktails for Hanukkah

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With Hanukkah come many traditions: lighting the menorah and playing the dreidel for example. But no holiday is complete without a good cocktail. You’ve got 8 nights to celebrate and we wanted to make sure you had a couple of drink options for any one of those nights so check out these two Hanukkah cocktails below.

Shining Light Spice
Created by Kathryn Weatherup (Austin, TX)
1 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
1 part Amaro Montenegro
½ part Licor 43
½ part Fresh Lemon Juice
½ part Fresh Grapefruit Juice
1 Lemon Twist (for garnish)
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a fresh twist of lemon.
Champagne Star
1 1/2 parts Cruzan Estate Diamond Light Rum
1/2 parts Elderflower Liqueur
1/4 parts Fresh Lemon Juice
Sparkling Wine
Combine Cruzan® Estate Diamond Light Rum, Elderflower Liqueur and fresh lemon juice over ice in a shaker and stir for 10 seconds. Strain into a champagne flute and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a wide lemon twist. 

Alex is a full time consultant with 10+ years experience in the wine & spirits + consumer packaged goods industries. He is not a professional bartender, but is BarSmarts certified and makes a mean caipirinha. When not writing, Alex can be found traveling, spending time with his family, or bar hopping.

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