This holiday season, we're spicing up a classic favorite with a minty, festive twist! Introducing our Peppermint White Russian, a cocktail that's sure to bring cheer and a hint of nostalgia to your celebrations. Perfect for anyone in need of a delightful holiday pick-me-up!
- 1.5 oz Fierce & Kind American Vodka
- 1 oz Mario’s Hard Espresso Liqueur
- 1.5 oz Coconut Milk
- Optional: 0.25 oz Peppermint Syrup (See below for a quick homemade recipe or find your favorite brand like Portland Syrups.)
- Garnish: Crushed Peppermint Candy Rim
Homemade Peppermint Syrup (Optional):
If you're up for a little DIY, making peppermint syrup is easy! Simply dissolve equal parts water and sugar over heat, then add a few drops of peppermint extract to taste. Cool it down, and it's ready to use.
How to Mix:
- Prepare Your Glass: First, rim your glass with crushed peppermint candy for that festive look and extra minty taste.
- Combine Ingredients: In a shaker, mix the Fierce & Kind American Vodka, Mario’s Hard Espresso Liqueur, coconut milk, and peppermint syrup (if using).
- Shake and Serve: Shake well with ice, then strain into your prepared glass.
Why You'll Love This Cocktail:
Our Peppermint White Russian is more than just a drink; it's a celebration in a glass. The combination of American vodka and hard espresso liqueur provides a robust base, while the coconut milk adds a creamy, tropical twist. The optional peppermint syrup brings in the holiday spirit, making each sip a festive delight.
Perfect for holiday parties, quiet evenings by the fire, or as a special treat after a long day. Don’t forget to bookmark this recipe for all your holiday celebrations!
Cheers to a holiday season filled with joy, warmth, and a touch of peppermint-infused nostalgia!