Van Gogh Vodka Cocktails

| Tuesday, 6 November 2012 10:00

The zombies are back in the ground, the bats are asleep again and we need to find enough fun drinks to carry us until the Christmas season. It’s still fall, which means there’s time to sneak in a few more chocolatey, caramel appley and even smokey chipotle cocktails! Check out these irresistible drinks that the G star and Van Gogh Vodka have cooked up for you.

Tootsie Roll Cocktail

1½ ounces Van Gogh Double Espresso Vodka

3 ounces orange juice

Fresh orange wedge

Finely grated chocolate

Directions: Run the wedge of fresh orange around the top of a lowball glass, then dip in finely grated chocolate to create a tasty rim. Fill the glass with ice. Pour all the ingredients over the ice and stir.

Caramel Apple Punch (serves 12)

2½ cups Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka

3 cups old-fashioned apple juice

4 cinnamon sticks

1 bottle (750 ml) sparkling apple cider, chilled

2 apples, thinly sliced

Directions: Place apple juice in small saucepan with cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil, then take from heat and let cool. Fill a large punch bowl with ice. Pour in the Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka and cooled apple juice with cinnamon sticks. Top with sparkling apple cider and float apple slices on top as garnish.

Smoky Chipotle Bloody Mary

2 ounces Van Gogh BLUE Triple Wheat Vodka

2 tablespoons fresh horseradish

1 teaspoon chipotle paste

½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Tomato juice to top

½ a lime to garnish

Fresh lime to rim a glass

Celery salt to rim a glass

Directions: Run a wedge of fresh lime around the top of a lowball glass, then dip glass in celery salt to create a tasty rim. Add all the ingredients in a glass and mix. Fill glass with ice. Garnish with freshly grated horseradish and a squeeze of ½ a lime.

We think #TuesdayBoozeday is more than enough of an “occasion” to mix up something special. Try them all and let us know your favourite! CHEEEEERS!

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