A Trio of GUINNESS® Cocktails Recipes

Been going to any Christmas parties lately? Or planning any? If yes, you're in luck because this Christmas, Guinness introduces a trio ...

Been going to any Christmas parties lately? Or planning any? If yes, you're in luck because this Christmas, Guinness introduces a trio of flavour-some Guinness cocktails, perfect for a signature style Christmas fete! 

Keith Nair, renowned mixologist and GAB Professional Solutions Managers, got into the Christmas spirit and specially concocted a menu of three Guinness inspired cocktails designed to embody the tastes and scents of the festive season. 


Again, you're in luck because I'm about to post up the recipes that show you how to create these unique Guinness Christmas cocktails. So are you ready for a twist on some classic Christmas recipes for a Christmas holiday party that is truly ‘MADE OF MORE’?

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1) Frozen GUINNESS® Eggnog
Eggnogs and hot buttered rums have always been synonymous with the festive season. The frozen Guinness variation carries more symphony on the palate considering the tropical climate.

Ingredients:
Guinness Foreign Extra Stout reduction
eggnog mixt

Method: 
Shake with ice and strain over crushed ice 

Glassware: 
Goblet / sling 

Garnish: 
Nutmeg dusting, cinnamon stick 

Tasting Notes: 
Full bodied, custard like sweetness with a dark chocolate aftertaste

2) Berry Velvet Christmas
Contrary to the classic black velvet, the balance of currants and berries married with the signature taste of Guinness for an added twist.

Ingredients: 
blackberries 
simple syrup 
crème de cassis 
Smirnoff red 

Method: 
Muddle blackberries with crème de cassis. Pour in remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain over crushed ice and layered with GFES. 

Glassware: 
Champagne flute 

Garnish: 
Speared blackberries 

Tasting Notes: 
Fruity mouth feel with a short aftertaste

3) Irish Winter Mist
A very quick and easy cocktail to make in a jiffy at home. This festive delight is light and toasty on the palate with an aromatic twist. 

Ingredients:
Hazelnut syrup
JW Black Label
sage leaf
Topped with 60ml Guinness Foreign Extra Stout 

Method: 
Bruise sage leaf and drop into glass. Stir in ingredients 1 & 2 and fill with ice. Layered with Guinness Foreign Extra Stout.

Glassware: 
Old fashioned / rocks 

Garnish: 
Sage leaf 

Tasting Notes: 
Has a Nutty undertone with a bittersweet aftertaste.

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Have fun making them and of course, drinking them afterwards. Merry Christmass yall! :D

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