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Perfect Thanksgiving Cocktails

Serve these three drinks at your Thanksgiving feast as the perfect accompaniment to turkey and trimmings!



    Perfect Thanksgiving Cocktails
    Thanksgiving cocktail recipes!

    Here are the directions to make these three tasty drinks, seen on Weekend Today in New York on Sunday, November 20.


    Hazelnut-Pear Sparkler (served at The Campbell Apartment Parlor)

    1 oz. pear puree

    The Perfect Thanksgiving Cocktails

    [NY] The Perfect Thanksgiving Cocktails
    The Cocktail Guru Jonathan Pogash served up some festive -- and delicious -- Thanksgiving cocktails.
    (Published Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011)

    1/2 oz. Frangelico liqueur

    3 1/2 oz. sparkling wine

    Directions: Fold ingredients and strain into a chilled champagne flute.  Top off with extra sparkling wine. Garnish: freshly grated nutmeg.

    Thanks, Nicaragua

    2 oz. Flor de Cana 7yr old rum

    1/2 oz. crème de Yvette

    3/4 oz. black pepper vanilla syrup

    3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice

    Directions: Add all ingredients to a carbonating beverage system, then pour over ice into highball glass. Garnish: lemon wheel and vanilla bean

    Serve with: caramelized pecans


    Patron Reposado Tequila: The Best Thanksgiving Punch Ever

    2 parts Patron Reposado tequila

    1 part apple cider

    1 part cranberry-Cinnamon syrup

    *1 part fresh grapefruit juice

    Directions: Combine in a large punch bowl and stir with block ice.  Add lots of cranberries and grapefruit peel as garnish.  Ladle out into punch glasses.

    **to make cranberry cinnamon syrup, combine 1 cup of fresh cranberries, 1/2 cup water, and 1/2 cup BG Reynolds cinnamon syrup, and muddle until cranberries are crushed.  Allow to sit overnight refrigerated, then strain out cranberries.**