Confessions of a {Festive} Mixologist: Peppermint Grasshopper

If you’re ready to mix and mingle and jingle… your cocktail… get ready for the Grasshopper cocktail! It’s making a comeback, kids. The Grasshopper your grandparents used to drink.

 

Why isn’t ours green? Dan wanted to try something different with this vintage cocktail, so he used peppermint schnapps instead of Creme de Menthe. It doesn’t have that green glow, but it still tastes just as fresh and minty.
Grasshopper Cocktail by Binny's
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Confessions of a {Festive} Mixologist: Kissed Chata

Tis the season for awesome Rum Chata gift sets. This year it includes a thermal cup for your hot cocoa + Rum Chata enjoyment.

 

If you’re not enjoying Rum Chata with a warm beverage, you’re probably throwing it back as a shot with something like Fireball Whiskey or Loopy Vodka. But why not use it in cocktail and enjoy it a little while longer?
 
Dan Culen, our mixology enthusiast in Willowbrook combined Rum Chata with Smirnoff Kissed Caramel for an epic Rum Chata cocktail. You will not be disappointed. Dan recommends adding a splash of club soda to soften the drink and give it a few bubbles without changing the flavor profile. It’s an easy holiday cocktail for when Aunt Gladys asks for yet another refill.

Rum Chata Cocktail
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Confessions of a {Festive} Mixologist: Kir Germain

Everyone knows the classic cocktail Kir. It’s a mix of sparkling wine and raspberry liquor such as Chambord. Use Champagne and you have a Kir Royale. We are taking it a step further with the inclusion of one of our favorite herbal liquors, St. Germain Edelflower. Dan Culen, our mixology enthusiast at Willowbrook Binny’s added St. Germain because the herbal liquor adds a bit of sweetness to the cocktail. Not only is it a signature drink for the holidays, but it’s easy to make and sure to impress your friends.

Champagne Cocktail
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