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Indulge in Some of Kissimmee’s Holiday Cheer at Home!

Enjoy some tastes of the season from the Kissimmee area at home! As you celebrate with your friends and family, we invite you to spread the holiday cheer while trying these tasty Christmas cocktails right from home.

Reunion Resort

These cocktails are courtesy of Reunion Resort in Kissimmee. Whether you're looking to dine, have a few drinks or just talk about your day on the links. You will find the perfect place to spark your holiday cheer, with a great selection of cocktails available at the resort's restaurants during this holiday season.

White Cranberry Cocktail

A Very, Merry Martini

Ingredients: - 1.5oz vodka - 3oz of white cranberry juice - 0.5oz of Sprite - 0.5oz of lemon juice - Dash of ground clove

Directions: Shake the ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker. Serve in a chilled martini glass. Garnish this martini with 2 skewered cranberries covered in crystal sugar and a fresh mint leaf.

Merry Berry Sangria

Merry Berry Everyone!

Ingredients: - 5oz dry red wine - 0.75oz peach schnapps - 0.25oz raspberry vodka - 0.25oz strawberry vodka - 2oz pineapple juice - 1.5oz simple syrup

Directions: Shake all ingredients together with ice in a cocktail shaker, pour into glass of choice, garnish with fresh fruit, sip and enjoy!

The Jolly Trifecta

Mistletoe Martini (left), The Grinch (center) and Campfire Delight (right). Mistletoe Martini

Ingredients: - 1oz New Amsterdam Red Berry Vodka - 0.5oz Triple Sec - 2oz Cranberry Juice - 3 Fresh Raspberries

Directions: Muddle raspberries in cocktail shaker then add remaining ingredients and ice to cocktail shaker. Shake all ingredients together and strain into a chilled martini glass, sip and enjoy!

The Grinch

Ingredients: - 1oz Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka - 1oz Amaretto - 0.5oz Crème de menthe - 0.5oz Cream (Candy cane for garnish)

Directions: Shake all ingredients together with ice in a cocktail shaker and strain into a chilled martini glass. Add candy cane to the rim of martini glass as garnish, sip and enjoy!

Campfire Delight

Ingredients: - 1oz Baileys - 1oz Godiva Dark chocolate liqueur - 1oz Frangelico - 1oz RumChata (Cocoa nibs for garnish)

Directions: Shake all ingredients together with ice in a cocktail shaker and strain into a chilled martini glass. Sprinkle cocoa nibs on top, sip, and enjoy!

Gaylord Palms Resort

‘Chill out' with a peppermint and chocolate jolly cocktail featured at "On The Blocks" bar during the ICE!® featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas at Gaylord Palms Resort. Ambient lighting, music and fun photo opportunities will set the mood for a unique VIP experience. Be ready to enjoy three select beverage samplings: The Jolly Mint specialty drink featuring Jackson Morgan Southern Cream and Hangar One Vodka; a Goose Island Beer; plus a Merry Margarita featuring Milagro Tequila! Here's our favorite one: The Jolly Mint

Peppermint + Chocolate = Christmas Yum

Ingredients: - ¾ oz. Jackson Morgan Southern Cream - ¾ oz. Peppermint Mocha - 1 ¼ oz. Hangar One Vodka - 2 oz. Chocolate Milk

Directions: Build, add and shake. Strain over fresh ice. Garnish with peppermint candy and enjoy this delicious holiday cocktail.

Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar at Disney Springs

If you are after the best of holiday "spirits," or feeling adventurous for some eclectic drinks and ‘40s aviation décor, then you should definitely visit Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar at Disney Springs. Themed after the story of Indiana Jones' favorite pilot, Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar has a wide variety of holiday and exotic signature drinks. This holiday season they are featuring two colorful and delicious holiday drinks: The Holly Jolly Kali Punch, and Mariontini. We absolutely fell in love with these concoctions right away for their refreshing and Christmassy look. Lastly, we decided to include Reggie's Revenge for its vibrant hue of Grinch-like green.

Holly Jolly Kali Punch

Mola Ram's favorite holiday libation!

Ingredients: - 1.5 oz Absolut Mandarin Vodka and Southern Comfort with Lime Juice - 0.4 oz White Cranberry Juice - 0.5 oz Passion Fruit - Splash of Ginger Ale Directions: Build, add and shake. Strain over fresh ice.

Mariontini

Merry Mariontini!

Ingredients: - 1.5 oz Florida Cane Orlando Orange Vodka - 0.5 oz Midori - 0.5 oz lime juice - 4 oz white cranberry juice

Directions: Build, add shake the ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker. Serve in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with fresh fruit and enjoy!

 

Reggie's Revenge

The sweetest Revenge is best served cold!

Ingredients: - 1.5 oz Florida Cane Orlando Orange Vodka - 0.5 oz Midori - 0.5 oz lime juice - 4 oz white cranberry juice

Directions: Build, add and shake. Strain over fresh ice.

Meliá Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration 360 American Bistro and Bar

Experience a delightful mix of your favorite libations poolside, sampling delightful creations from top mixologists this holiday season at Meliá Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration. Lively, warm and entertaining, the 360 American Bistro and Bar caters to anyone's meeting point, either business or leisure by offering a complete food and beverage program that reach anyone's taste.

Watermelon Martini

A martini glass and smaller glasses on a bar filled with a red drink and a cherry on the top.

Ingredients: - 1 ¼ oz of grey goose le citron - ¾ oz watermelon pucker - 2 oz of fresh squeezed and strained watermelon juice - 1 ½ cups of sugar - ½ cup of salt with green dye

Directions: Rim with sugar; Shake all ingredients together with ice in a cocktail shaker and strain into a chilled martini glass. Add candy cane to the rim of martini glass as garnish, sip and enjoy!

If you don't feel your mixologist skills are up to par to create any of these holiday cocktails at home, then you can always visit our featured list of restaurants and bars to try them. We cordially invite you to spread the holiday cheer next to friends and family here in Central Florida!

Cheers and please remember to unwind responsibly!

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