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The Oxonian

drinks_oxonian_sma 12BB original

3 parts Advocaat (Dutch/Belgian eggnog liqueur)
3 parts ESB ale (Extra Special/Strong Bitter)
1 part (or to taste) spiced brown sugar syrup (recipe below)

Add all ingredients to a glass of any shape or sort and stir to combine. Some may like a cube or two of ice. Grate a bit of fresh nutmeg over the top

 

For Syrup:

Dissolve 2 cups light brown or evaporated cane sugar into 1 cup water over low heat
Add 0.25 teaspoon each of ground cinnamon, ground cloves and ground ginger
Stir until combined, and allow to cool

Featured Glassware: Boston Double Old-Fashioned by Villeroy & Boch

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It was roughly around this past Halloween that we answered our nation’s call. By “our nation”, we mean PBS.org, and by “answered”, we mean responded to their email requesting an original drink for a collection of holiday recipes. Obviously, it was an honor to be among those chosen by PBS, but coming up with a new Christmas-themed concoction was a bit of a challenge. Not only did the drink need to be simultaneously new and fresh while still conjuring up Christmas traditions, it also needed an appropriate moniker — something that could rationally be applied yet esoteric enough not to have been previously taken.

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The Snowball

Modern, English

1 Part Advocaat
3 Parts Lemonade

Add ingredients to collins glass filled with ice, stir
Add squeeze of lime (optional)

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Bombardino-Calimero

Traditional, Italian.

1 part Advocaat
1 part Remy Martin Cognac
1 part Hot Coffee or Espresso

Combine Brandy and Advocaat together in a small pan and heat over medium low until simmering, stirring constantly
(Alternatively, if you have a milk steamer, use that – it’s the traditional way)
Pour Advocaat mixture in to a preheated mug, then add hot coffee.  Stir
Top with whipped cream and dusting of chocolate powder

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The Jack Torrance

an Overlook Hotel original

1 oz Jack Daniels
3 oz Advocaat
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters (optional)

Place all ingredients in a mixing glass half full with crushed ice
Shake and pour, without straining, into a rocks glass

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