Looking for some festive and fabulous hot Christmas Cocktails to cook outside on your fire pit? Here are our recipes from our live cookout - how to make Mulled Gin using Wild Knapp Gin and Buckscastle apple juice, Hot Toddy and a Bloody Mary with Chase Distillery Oak Smoked Vodka. Perfect for sharing outdoors around the fire with your social bubble. Cheers!
The Woodee Mulled Gin
- 250ml Apple Juice
- 25ml Gin
- 3 cloves
- 3 juniper berries
- 3 cardamom pods
- Pinch of Szechuan pepper
- Put all the spices into a pestle and mortar or put into a plastic bag and crush lightly with a rolling pin.
- Peel of ½ orange
Pour the apple juice into a saucepan and add the crushed spices and orange peel. Place onto the grill and allow to heat slowly and bring to just below boiling point. Pour in the gin and strain into your Woodee tin mug or heatproof glasses. Garnish with slices of apple and orange.
The Woodee Whiskey Toddy
- 200ml water
- 25ml whiskey
- 2tspn honey
- 2tspn lemon Juice
- Cinnamon stick and lemon slices
Pour the water into a saucepan and add the slices of lemon (with the cloves inserted into them) honey and lemon juice, place onto the grill and allow to heat slowly and bring to just below boiling point. Pour in the whiskey and serve in your Woodee tin mug or heatproof glasses. You can adjust the sweetness/ sharpness with extra honey or lemon juice.
Woodee Hot Bloody Mary
- 200ml Big Tom Juice (or ordinary tomato juice)
- 50ml Smoked Vodka
- Slice of fresh horseradish or ¼ tspn creamed horseradish
- Bay leaf
- Small stick celery
- Worcestershire Sauce and Tabasco sauce to taste
In a saucepan heat the tomato juice with the celery and slice of fresh horseradish and bay leaf on the Woodee grill until just below boiling point. When hot add the vodka and Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco to taste and serve in your Woodee tin mug or heatproof glass. Garnish with a stick of celery and a grind of black pepper.