V’s Guide to Throwing the Ultimate Holiday Party

V’s Guide to Throwing the Ultimate Holiday Party

V’s Guide to Throwing the Ultimate Holiday Party

Whether you're feeling the holiday spirit or are ready to celebrate the New Year, V has everything you need to throw the most perfect celebratory get-together.

Whether you're feeling the holiday spirit or are ready to celebrate the New Year, V has everything you need to throw the most perfect celebratory get-together.

Text: Jake Viswanath

Sometimes, the holidays are the only times when you're able to get together with family and loved ones (whether for better or worse), so it's imperative to create the best memories you can.  Whether you want to spread holiday cheer or start the year off with a bang, we've curated some of the essential tools and simple novelties that will help your gathering run smoothly. To start it off, check out these three holiday-inspired cocktail recipes courtesy of 1800 Tequila's official bartender Derrick Turner and flip through the slideshow to gather the finishing touches that'll complete the ultimate holiday soiree.

Tree Topper Star-ita

Color: Rich Brown

2 oz. 1800 Añejo Tequila

.75 oz. Apple Cider Dash of Orange Bitters

Add all ingredients into mixing tin Add ice

Shake hard for 10 seconds

Strain into Rocks Glass

Garnish: Smoked Star Anise

Rudolph's Nose

Color: Light Brown Base Dark Red Top

2 oz. 1800 Reposado Tequila

.75 oz. Lime Juice

.5 oz. Agave syrup

Pinch of Cilantro

Top with Pinot Noir

Add all ingredients into mixing tin, except Cabernet Add Ice

Shake hard for 10 seconds

Double strain into Rocks Glass

Gently top with Cabernet Sauvignon so it floats Garnish: Lime Peel (V-Shape)

Fireside Hot Chocolate

Color: Dark Brown

2 oz. 1800 Añejo Tequila

.75 oz. Agave syrup

1 Tablespoon Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

1 Teaspoon Chipotle Powder

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Pinch of Cinnamon

1 Cup Milk

In a pot, combine all ingredients except Añejo Bring to rolling boil

Turn off fire and add Añejo

Pour into Mug

Garnish: Mint Sprig & Cherry

Credits: Recipes: Derrick Turner

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