Lively Libations - Summer Sippable & Fall Flavorful (September 2018)

Saturday September 1, 2018 // By Multiple Authors

Prepare These Recipes Hot or Cold

Summer & Fall Seasonal Drink Recipes - Chai, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Matcha, Mocha & TeaChilly mornings and sunny, late-summer afternoons call for versatility. Lately, we’ve been dressing in layers and toggling between iced cold brew and warm autumn flavors to adjust to the changing weather. So this month, we decided to create recipes that can be prepared hot or cold to ease the seasonal transition. Whether the occasion calls for a cool citrus refreshment ripe for summer or a steaming cup of fall spice, these brews are ready to accommodate!

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Lucia's Yerba Latte - Lively Libations (September 2018)Lucia’s Yerba Latte

Description: I chose to make a latte with Pixie Mate. The warm blend of spice in this delicious concentrate brings out Yerba’s natural herbal and earthy notes – which, when combined with the nuttiness of macadamia, creates a rich, unique flavor profile. Try it warm or chilled – it won’t disappoint!

Yield: 1, 16 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 8 oz. of Pixie Mate: Original Maté Latte Concentrate
• 7 oz. of Whole Milk
• 1 oz. (or 4 pumps) of 1883 Macadamia Nut Syrup

Optional Garnish: crushed macadamia nuts

Directions:
Hot: Add the macadamia syrup to the serving cup. Combine the Pixie Mate Concentrate and whole milk in a steaming pitcher. Steam and pour it over the syrup in the serving cup.
Cold: Pour the macadamia syrup, Pixie Mate Concentrate and whole milk into the serving cup and stir. Fill the cup with ice and serve.

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Tia's Mirtilli al Cioccolato - Lively Libations (September 2018)Tia’s Mirtilli al Cioccolato (Chocolate Blueberry)

Description: You can never go wrong with chocolate! Enjoy a cold frappe in the hot summer sun or a toasty mocha to warm your soul in the chilly fall. With blueberries for added antioxidants and Toddy cold brew coffee for low acidity, you are sure to enjoy this drink year around!

Yield: 1, 16 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 1 oz. of Monin Blueberry Fruit Purée
• ½ oz. (or 2 pumps) of Monin Vanilla Creme Syrup
• 8 tbsp. (or 125 CC) of Ghirardelli Frozen Hot Cocoa
• 1 oz. of Toddy Cold Brew Concentrate
• 12 oz. of Milk for hot applications or 6 oz. of Milk for cold applications
• 8 oz. of Ice (for cold applications)

Optional Garnish: blueberries & Ghirardelli Sweet Ground White Chocolate & Cocoa

Directions:
Toddy Cold Brew Concentrate: Using a Toddy Consumer Model brew 12 oz. of course ground coffee in 7 cups of water for 12-24 hours according to Consumer Model Brewing Instructions.
Hot: Pour the syrup, puree and Toddy into a steaming pitcher. Stir in the chocolate and top with milk. Steam contents together to desired temperature.
Cold: Pour the syrup, puree, Toddy and milk into a blender. Next add the chocolate and top with ice. Blend until smooth. Top with chocolate whipped cream and enjoy!
Chocolate Whipped Cream: Pour 3 oz. of Ghirardelli Chocolate Sauce and 2 cups of heavy whipping cream into the iSi Profi (quart capacity). Seal it according to the iSi Profi Instructions, add a fresh iSi N2O Professional Cream Charger and shake well. Dollop on the desired amount!

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Elyse's Kiss the Frog - Lively Libations (September 2018)Elyse’s Mint Lemonade

Description: As we wrap up summer and head into fall, I love this drink because it is a soothing hot drink or an invigorating cold drink depending on my mood.

Yield: 1, 16 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 1 sachet of Smith Tea Peppermint Leaves
• 4 oz. of Island Rose Premium Lemonade
• ½ oz. (or to taste) of Madhava Ambrosia Honey
• 8 oz. of Ice for cold applications
• Hot Water

Optional Garnish: mint leaves

Directions:
Hot: Steam 4 oz. of lemonade with 12 oz. of water. Steep the peppermint tea in the hot lemonade mixture for 5 minutes. Add honey to make it as sweet as you like.
Cold: Steep the peppermint tea sachet in 4 oz. of hot water for 5 minutes. Add honey to the hot tea to make the drink as sweet at you like then cool the tea. Mix 4 oz. of lemonde with the 4 oz. of chilled tea then pour over a cup of ice.

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Kristen's Cider with Bourbon Whipped Cream - Lively Libations (September 2018)Kristen’s Cider with Bourbon Whipped Cream

Description: Who knew cider could be such a chameleon? This traditional fall drink is dipping its toes into summer waters. Though best served with boozy whipped cream, this ripe brew can easily be transformed into a kid friendly favorite by substituting the bourbon with another ounce of Monin Vanilla syrup.

Yield: 1, 12 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 1 oz. of Mountain Cider Company Hot Spiced Cider Concentrate
• 1 oz. of Monin Caramel Sauce
• 1 oz. (or 4 pumps) of Monin Caramel Apple Butter Syrup
• 8 oz. of Hot Water for hot applications
• 6 oz. of Ice & 3 oz of Cold Water for cold applications

Optional Garnish: cinnamon stick, sliced apple

Directions:
Hot: Steam the syrup, sauce and concentrate with 8 oz. of water. Top with bourbon whipped cream and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Cold: Blend the syrup, sauce and concentrate with 6 oz. of ice and 3 oz. of cold water. In alternating layers (like a parfait), pour the icy mixture and dollop the bourbon whipped cream into a tall glass. 
Bourbon Whipped Cream Directions: Pour 1 oz. of Monin Vanilla Syrup, 1 oz. of bourbon, 2 cups of heavy whipping cream into the iSi Profi (quart size). Seal it according to the iSi Profi Instructions, add a fresh iSi N2O Professional Cream Charger and shake well.

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Steven's Mah-Stachio - Lively Libations (September 2018)Steven’s Mah-Stachio

Description: A balanced, nutty and earthy spin on the traditional Japanese beverage

Yield: 1, 8 oz. beverage

Ingredients:
• 1 stick (1.5 grams) of Two Leaves and a Bud Organic Ceremonial Grade Matcha
• 1 oz. of Hot Water
• 6 oz. of Whole Milk
• ¼ oz. (or 1 pump) of Monin Pistachio Syrup
• 1-2 oz. of Ice (for cold applications)
 

Optional Garnish: crushed pistachio nuts

Directions:
Hot: Whisk Matcha, hot water and syrup in the bottom of the serving cup. Steam the milk and pour it into the matcha pistachio mixture.
Cold: Whisk the Matcha, hot water and syrup in the bottom of the serving cup. Shake the mixture with ice and milk. Serve and enjoy!

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Dana's Soothing Sunshine - Lively Libations (September 2018)Dana’s Soothing Sunshine

Description: Brimming with natural ingredients that reduce inflammation, this revitalizing golden brew is full of rich spice. Prepared hot or cold, the blend of turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper, cayenne pepper, Rooibos, ginger, superfood spirulina and hibiscus is sure to warm your senses.

Yield: 1, 12 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 2 tsp. of David Rio Turmeric Latte
• 10 oz. of Milkadamia Latte Da Macadamia Nut Milk for hot applications or 8 oz. of Milkadamia Original Macadamia Nut Milk for cold applications
• 1 Sachet of Two Leaves and a Bud Detox - Herbal Tea for Recovery
• 2 oz. of Hot Water
• 1 tsp. of Madhava Ambrosia Honey (or to taste)
• 1-2 oz. of Ice for cold applications

Optional Garnish: Savory Spice Shop Saigon Cinnamon 

Directions:
Hot: In the serving cup, steep the tea in 2 oz. of hot water for 5 minutes. Remove the sachet. Add the Turmeric powder and honey to the tea concentrate. Stir until everything has been dissolved. Combine the mixture and the Milkadamia in a steaming pitcher and steam everything together.
Cold: In the serving cup, steep the tea in 2 oz. of hot water for 5 minutes. Remove the sachet. Add the Turmeric powder and honey to the tea concentrate. Add the chilled Milkadamia Original, top with ice and serve.

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Dennis's Spicy Pumpkin Turmerichai - Lively Libations (September 2018)Dennis’s Spicy Pumpkin Turmerichai

Description: Fall has me looking forward to the smell of homemade pumpkin pie and the beautiful colors of our breathtaking orange Colorado sunsets and changing leaves… so why not marry the two in a seasonal spicy chai?! A pinch of turmeric and cinnamon steamed into coconut milk, carefully poured into Bhakti and pumpkin pie blend is complemented by nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger in this, my drink of choice, for the new season to come.

Yield: 1, 16 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 11 oz. of Pacific Barista Series Coconut Original
• 4 oz. of Bhakti Original Chai Concentrate
• 1 oz. of Torani Pumpkin Pie Sauce
• ¼ tsp. of Turmeric Powder
• ¼ tsp. of Savory Spice Shop Saigon Cinnamon

Optional Garnish: nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon and a cinnamon stick

Directions:
Hot: Combine the turmeric, cinnamon and coconut milk in a pitcher and steam it. In the serving glass, drizzle an even layer of pumpkin pie sauce along the bottom and sides. Pour the Bhakti into the glass. Pour the steamed coconut milk over the chia and garnish with a dash of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and a cinnamon stick.
Cold: Over ice and the sides of the serving cup, drizzle pumpkin pie sauce. Next add the Bhakti Chai. In a separate pitcher, combine the coconut milk, turmeric and cinnamon then stir until thoroughly mixed. Pour the milk into the serving cup over the chai. Garnish with sprinkles of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.

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