For a spirited New Year’s Eve, William Grant & Sons, offers cocktail recipes to try at home or at your big party with friends. Drink merrily but responsibly and happy new year!
Sailor Jerry & Hot Chocolate
1 1/2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
1 1/2 parts Butterscotch Schnapps
3 parts Hot Chocolate
Dash of Orange bitters
Garnish: whipped cream and a cinnamon stick or candy cane
Add equal parts liquor to hot chocolate, top with whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and garnish with a cinnamon stick or candy cane.
Evoking the true spirit of the pioneering Tattoo Artist, Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, Sailor Jerry Rum is the authentic, premium, 92 proof old-school spiced rum. Crafted in the traditional Navy way by William Grant & Sons, Sailor Jerry Rum is strong, spiced and smooth, with hints of caramel and vanilla. Made from aged Caribbean Rum and blended with spices including ginger, cinnamon, clove and vanilla, Sailor Jerry Rum is an exceptionally smooth drink. sailorjerry.com/en/the-rum/cocktail-recipes
Café ala Mexicana with Milagro Añejo
1 ½ parts Milagro Añejo
¾ part Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur
4 parts fresh brewed coffee
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 part heavy cream
Garnish: whipped cream, chili flakes, and two coffee beans
Build in a clear mug or other drink vessel suitable for hot beverages. Top with whipped cream and chili flakes and coffee beans.
Milagro is made from 100% estate-grown, hand picked blue agave harvested from the highlands of Jalisco.
Stella San Jac’s Fire Pit Cocoa
1.5 Oz Coffee-Vanilla Infused Treaty Oak Rum
3 Oz Housemade Dark Cocoa
3 tbsp of Hot Chocolate Infused whipped cream
Treaty Oak Rum with coffee beans and a little vanilla from one Stella’s porthole infusers for about 4 hours. It may take a bit longer (maybe 8 hours), but you could do it at home in any sealed glass container/jar.
The Treaty Oak itself is a majestic Live Oak over 500 years old located in downtown Austin. Its name and history were derived from a legend stating that Stephen F. Austin signed a boundary treaty with local Native Americans beneath its shade. www.treatyoak.com