Lively Libations - White Winter (January 2019)

Wednesday January 2, 2019 // By Dana Schlingman

Lively Libations 2019Although the holidays have come and gone, that doesn’t mean we have to put their flavors away with the decorations.

Slow down and savor the season with one of these winter-inspired brews.

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Lucy's Joyous White Hot Chocolate - January Lively Libations 2019Lucia’s Joyous White Hot Chocolate

Description: Add a little tropical twist to your everyday white hot chocolate with this Almond Joy inspired recipe. It will put you right underneath a palm tree!

Yield: 1,16 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 2 ½ oz. of Ghirardelli Sweet Ground White Chocolate & Cocoa
• ½ oz. of 1883 Almond Syrup
• 11 oz. of Whole Milk
Coconut Whipped Cream (about 2 oz.)
• 2 oz. of 1883 Coconut Syrup
• 2 cups of Heavy Whipping Cream

Optional Garnish: Slivered Almonds, Coconut Shavings & Chocolate Drizzle

Directions:
Hot Chocolate: Pour the syrup and sweet ground chocolate into the serving cup. Steam the milk, pour it over the syrups and stir to combine. Top the drink with coconut whipped cream and garnish as desired.
Coconut Whipped Cream: Pour 2 oz. of 1883 Coconut Syrup 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.

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Tia's Frostbite - January Lively Libations 2019Tia’s Frostbite

Description: After one sip of this, chocolate milk will never be the same! Chilled with Ghirardelli Majestic dark chocolate/praline ice cubes, my frostbite is a deliciously sweet blend of white chocolate, Bailey’s Irish Cream, coffee liqueur and cream. Enjoy!

Yield: 1, 16 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 1 tbsp. of Ghirardelli Sweet Ground White Chocolate & Cocoa
• 2 tbsp. of Ghirardelli Majestic Dutch Processed Cocoa Powder
• 1 oz. (or 4 pumps) of DaVinci Praline Syrup
• 1 oz (or 4 pumps) of DaVinci Coffee Coffee Liqueur Syrup
• 4 oz. of Hot Water
• 8 oz. of Half & Half Cream
• 2 oz. of Bailey's Irish Cream Liquor

Directions: In a small pitcher add the hot water, praline, and Majestic Chocolate. Stir until smooth. Then pour the mixture into your favorite ice tray and freeze. In the serving glass combine the White Chocolate, coffee liqueur, Bailey’s, and half & half. Stir well. Add the frozen chocolate ice cubes and enjoy!

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Elyse's White Chocolate Chai - January Lively Libations 2019Elyse’s White Chocolate Chai

Description: I love the spices associated with this time of the year, they always make me feel warm and cozy. This white chocolate hot cocoa is full of that homey spice!

Yield: 1, 8 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 1 ½ tbsp. of David Rio White Shark Chai
• ½ tbsp. of Hollander Chocolate Sweet Ground White Chocolate
• 7 oz. of Hot water

Directions: Stir the powders into the hot water and enjoy.

 

 

 

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Dottie's Vanilla Bean Orchard - January Lively Libations 2019Dottie’s Vanilla Bean Orchard

Description: Though this drink smells like delicious candy, the tea only lends a mild sweetness making it the perfect companion for decadent pastries.

Yield: 1, 16 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 1 sachet of Mighty Leaf White Orchard
• 1 oz. of Ghirardelli® Vanilla Sauce
• 15 oz. of Hot Water

Directions: In the serving cup, stir the vanilla sauce into the hot water until it has dissolved. Next, steep the tea for 3 minutes in the hot blend.

 

 

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Kristen's Peppermint Bark Martini - January Lively Libations 2019Kristen’s Peppermint Bark Martini

Description: Peppermint Bark is always a favorite at holiday cookie exchanges, in gift baskets, and as a midnight snack. I can’t get enough of it! So, I wasn’t going to miss the opportunity to have it with a bit of booze in a fancy glass!

Yield: 1, 4 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 3 oz. of Minor Figures Oat M*lk
• ½ oz. of Torani Peppermint Bark Sauce
• ½ oz. of Vodka

Optional Garnish: Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Directions: Pour all of your ingredients over a couple of ice cubes in a shaker. Give it a good shake and strain into a martini glass.

 

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Steven's Kissed by a Winter Rose - January Lively Libations 2019Steven’s Kissed by a Winter Rose

Description: Baby! I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey. A sparkling tropical cocktail to be your kiss from a rose on a grey winter day.

Yield: 1, 10 oz. Beverage

Ingredients:
• ½ oz. (or 2 pumps) of Monin Elderflower Syrup
• ½ oz. (or 2 pumps) of Monin Apple Syrup
• ½ oz. (or 2 pumps) of Monin Rose Syrup
• 4 oz. of Soda Water
• 3 oz. of Ice
• Optional: 1 oz. of Sweet Vermouth and some great 90’s pop music.

Optional Garnish: sliced apple

Directions: Mix the syrups and Vermouth in a heavy bottomed glass. Scoop ice and pour soda water over the ice. Gently stir and enjoy!

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Dennis's Jack Frostiatto - January Lively Libations 2019Dennis’s Jack Frostiatto

Description: Isn’t it fun to be the first one to put your boot prints in a meadow of pure, untouched, freshly fallen snow? That’s how it feels building this beautiful winter Jack Frostiatto latte, then pouring shots all over it!

Yield: 1, 16 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 1 oz. of Torani White Chocolate Sauce
• 1 oz. (or 4 pumps) of Torani Toasted Marshmallow Syrup
• 2 oz. of Milk
• 2 oz. of Ice
• 2 Shots of Espresso
Coconut Whipped Cream (about 8 oz.)
• 16 oz.of Heavy Whipping Cream
• 2 oz. (or 8 pumps) of Torani Coconut Syrup

Optional Garnish: Toasted Coconut Shavings

Directions:
Coconut Whipped Cream: Pour 2 oz. of Torani Coconut Syrup 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.
Drink: Layer the sides of the glass with a white mocha drizzle and put about 8 oz. of whipped cream in the bottom. Add the syrups, milk and ice then watch the whip pop up to the top. Pour the shots over the whipped cream and top with toasted coconut shavings.

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Mikenna's Candy Cane Frappe - January Lively Libations 2019Mikenna’s Candy Cane Frappe

Description: After Christmas, there always seems to be an abundance of candy canes left over from holiday treats. Get creative and use your leftover candies to garnish this cool and sweet, peppermint treat! With Ghirardelli White Mocha powder, this frappe gives you that added caffeine boost without having to add separate coffee ingredients–easy and delicious!

Yield: 1, 8 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
• 2 ½ tbsp. of Ghirardelli® White Mocha Frappe (Contains Coffee)
• ¼ oz. of Ghirardelli® Vanilla Sauce
• ¾ oz. (or 3 pumps) of Monin Peppermint Syrup
• 3 oz. of Milk
• 3.5 oz. of Ice
Peppermint Whipped Cream
• 2 oz or (or 8 pumps) of Monin Peppermint Syrup
• 2 Cups of Heavy Whipping Cream

Optional Garnish: Rim the glass with crushed candy canes, top with peppermint whipped cream and finish off with crushed candy canes and a candy cane stick on top!

Directions:
Frappe:
Pour the milk, syrup
and sauce into a blender. Then add the White Mocha powder and top with ice. Blend until smooth. Garnish as desired and enjoy!
Peppermint Whipped Cream: Pour 2 oz. of Monin Peppermint Syrup 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.

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Dana's White Orchid - January Lively Libations 2019Dana’s White Orchid

Description: Blooming with subtle fragrant notes, this tea latte beckons spring while ruminating in rich winter sweetness.

Yield: 1, 12 oz. Drink

Ingredients:
1 sachet of Smith White Petal - blended white China tea
¼ oz. (or 1 pump) of 1883 Orchid Syrup
½ oz. of Hollander Sweet Ground White Chocolate Sauce
10 oz. of Milkadamia Latte Da Macadamia Nut Milk - Barista Formula
2 oz. of Hot Water

Directions: In the serving cup, steep the tea in 2 oz. of hot water for 3 minutes (as directed on the package). Steam the Milkadamia, sauce and syrup together and pour it over the tea.

 

 

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