Mistress for Christmas


  • 1 oz Luksusowa vodka
  • 1 oz Chai/ginger/ infused sweet vermouth
  • 1 oz Pinot Noir
  • ¾ oz Cinnamon infused honey syrup
  • 3 Dashes of blood orange bitters
  • Garnish: Cinnamon stick


  • Place all ingredients in a shaker with ice and stir
  • Strain intan old fashioned glass over one large ice cube
  • Use a cinnamon stick for garnish and stirring

Fairytale of New York


  • 2 oz Appleton Estate Reserve Jamaica Rum
  • 1 Zest of orange
  • ¾ oz Winter warmth syrup*
  • 2 Dashes of cinnamon/walnut bitters
  • Garnish: Flamed orange zest **


  • Place the zest of orange in the bottom of a mixing glass and pour in the syrup.
  • Muddle together
  • Pour in rum and add ice. Stir until well blended and chilled
  • Strain over one big cube in an old fashioned glass.
  • *Winter Warmth Syrup
  • 1½ cup Water
  • 1 cup Raw sugar
  • 12 Walnuts
  • 3 Cinnamon sticks (broken up)
  • 6 Cloves
  • 1 Whole nutmeg
  • Half an apple peeled and diced
  • Half a pear peeled and diced


  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring ta simmer,
  • stirring until the sugar dissolves. Continue simmering for 10 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool. Strain through a sieve remove all fruit, nuts
  • and spices. Transfer in a bottle and refrigerate for up two weeks.

**Flamed Orange Zest

  • Flame an orange zest, cut an oval-shaped piece of orange rind, approximately 1 by 1-1/2 inches, leaving a ring of about 1/4" of zest around the circumference of the peel, with the white pith in the middle.
  • Hold the peel gently by the edges, lightly graze the rind with a flame from a match loosen the oil's.
  • Hold the match between the peel and the drink, slightly closer tthe peel. In one motion squeeze the peel that a spray of orange oil cascades over the lit match and ignites and falls int the drink.