Cincinnati Cocktail Corner: Holiday Cocktails from Northside Distilling

Northside Distilling, Cincinnati’s first distillery within city limits since Prohibition, has shared some of their seasonal cocktails for our readers to try at home.

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click to enlarge A Pear-Cinnamon French 75 - Photo: Provided by Northside Distilling
Photo: Provided by Northside Distilling
A Pear-Cinnamon French 75


Northside Distilling, Cincinnati’s first distillery located within city limits since Prohibition, has shared some of their seasonal cocktails for our readers to try at home. There are bourbon, vodka and gin drinks to satisfy anyone's palate, including a cozy coffee drink and a twist on a traditional vodka cranberry.


The Conversation Starter

  • 1 oz. Northside Bourbon
  • 1 oz. pecan liqueur
  • Coffee

Instructions: Pour the Northside Bourbon and pecan liqueur into a mug. Top with freshly-brewed coffee. Serve with your favorite after-dinner cookies or top with whipped cream.


You Look Good in Red

  • 1 oz. Northside Vodka
  • 1 ½ oz. cranberry juice
  • ½ oz. lemon juice
  • ½ oz. rosemary-infused simple syrup
  • Champagne

Instructions: Combine Northside Vodka, cranberry juice, lemon juice and rosemary syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice and shake vigorously until chilled. Strain into a mason jar and top with Champagne. Garnish with a rosemary sprig speared with fresh cranberries.


Pear-Cinnamon French 75

  • 1 oz. Northside Gin
  • 2 oz. pear juice
  • ½ oz. lemon juice
  • Champagne

Instruction: Combine Northside Gin, pear juice and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice and shake vigorously until chilled. Strain into a coup glass or Champagne flute and top with Champagne. Garnish with a thin slice of pear and freshly-grated cinnamon.

 

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