Drinks on Me: Winter Weather Cocktails

[ 0 ] December 3, 2014 |

unnamed (5)Fall Harvest – A mix of cider and spice brings fall flavors to life.

1 oz. Sobieski Cynamon Vodka

2 oz. hard cider

¼ oz. vanilla simple syrup

¼ oz. lemon juice

Cinnamon stick for garnish

In a shaker add all ingredients with ice.  Shake and strain into a glass, garnish with a cinnamon stick and serve.

unnamed (6)Autumn Rocks – Who’s afraid of cool weather?

1 oz. CAMUS VS Cognac

¼ oz. Lucid Absinthe

2 oz. hard cider

1 oz. lemonade

Lemon zest for garnish

In a shaker add all ingredients with ice.  Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with ice and garnish with lemon zest and serve.

unnamed (7)October Sunrise – This is fall sip is quite the fiesta!

1 oz. Blue Nectar® Reposado Tequila

3 oz. hard cider

¼ oz. crème de peach

¼ oz. marmalade syrup

Chopped peaches and mint for garnish

In a cocktail shaker add all liquid ingredients and ice.  Shake and strain into a mason jar.  Garnish with chopped peaches and mint and serve.

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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