Recipe Round Up: Holiday Virtual Happy Hour

Good Cheer Month: Drinks

Get your socially-distant holiday party started with these four cocktail recipes. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite locally-inspired cocktails for your next virtual Happy Hour. They feature local ingredients and we’ve even provided the details on where you can find them! Turn on the holiday tunes and toast to health, happiness and making it through this year together.

1. Montavista Mulled Wine

Photo of: Mulled wine, Avondale Sky

Mulled wine – also known as spiced wine, couldn’t be easier to make. This festive beverage has been a favourite for a long time, and we’re sure you and your virtual happy hour friends will all enjoy!

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Recipe: Montavista Mulled Wine

2. Life Round Here Cocktail

Craft cocktail griffin cox

Life over the holidays can be pretty hectic. Take a step back, relax, sip this Life Round Here cocktail and chat with your loved ones on those cold winter days. This cocktail is served hot and is a perfect substitute for tea at brunch or after dinner!

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Recipe: Life Round Here Cocktail 

3. Mocha Moonshine Milkshake

Boozy mocha milkshakes – get your sugar and alcohol fixes all in one with this indulgent grown-up treat! This Mocha Moonshine Milkshake is basically adult ice-cream so skip your single-scoop vanilla and replace your after-dinner treat with one of these.

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Recipe: Mocha Moonshine Milkshake 

4. Mistletoe Martini

Photo of: Mistletoe Martini

Deck the Halls with Mistletoe Martinis, or Mistletoe Quarantini’s? It’s all about keeping the flavours simple and refreshing with a Christmas-y feel. This festive, fun, and easy to make cocktail uses Coldstream Clear Holiday Candy Cane liqueur to give it a special taste.

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Recipe: Mistletoe Martini 

5. Mulled Apple Cider

Mulled Cider

Over the holidays, it’s always nice to have a warm drink to cozy up to the fire with – or over a screen to connect with those you cannot be with. This recipe for a mug of Mulled Apple Cider brings local apple cider to the next level and comfort you during this different holiday season. This is also a great non-alcoholic option for the holidays.

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Recipe: Mulled Apple Cider 

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