Worried About Talking Politics With Family? These Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes Will Take The Edge Off

steve-bramucci
Managing Editor, Life
11.22.16 5 Comments
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THANKSGIVING. FAMILY. CHAOS. FOOD. FOOTBALL. ALCOHOL. You know how it goes.

Anyway…here are a few of our favorite cocktail recipes to help you weather the storm or surf on the wave.

Butternut Squash Old Fashioned — Little Dom’s in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Little Dom

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. squash-infused Sazarac Rye
  • Dash of Giffard Banana Liqueur
  • Dash of walnut bitters
  • Orange peel garnish

Directions:

  • For the infusion: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; Toss squash in bowl with maple syrup and cinnamon; Bake for 15 minutes; Add squash to rye and let sit for 2 – 3 weeks.

Rosemary’s Piglet — Salty Sow in Austin, Texas

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Salty Sow

Ingredients:

  • ½ oz Pomegranate Juice
  • ¾ oz Rosemary Simple Syrup

Directions:

  • Combine ingredients
  • Top with bubbles
  • Top with rosemary cube for fragrance
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Steve Bramucci has written for Outside, Afar, NatGeo Books, OC Register Mag, and other outlets. His essays and travel writing have been included in multiple anthologies. His first novel 'The Danger Gang & The Pirates of Borneo' will be released by Bloomsbury on August 1, 2017. He can be found online at www.StephenBramucci.com

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