Manual to Man’s Drinks (for the Holidays)

THE Young / Modern Gentleman proves his savvy by simple and cunning ways; an area that is most associated with a Gentleman’s ability is the wet-bar. Every Gentleman should have one or two things on his sleeve that make him standout from his peers. In this Holiday Season we present three drinks which all Gentlemen should know for this holiday season:

The Coconut Eggnog

  • 8oz/1Cup Evaporated Milk
  • 8oz Coconut Cream (sweetened coconut cream/ Coco Lopez)
  • 8oz Coconut Milk
  • 4 oz Sugar
  • 1 bottle/750ml White Rum (Bacardi, Palo Viejo etc)
  • 6 egg Yolks
  • 3 pinches of ground Cinnamon
    • Mix in a blender and blend for 1 minute on high, make in batches I necessary. Cool and enjoy. (will last several weeks).

The Hard Mulled Cider

  • 1 part Apple Cider/ Fresh Apple Juice
  • ½ Part Bourbon
  • ½ C / 4 oz Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cloves, Star Anise, 2 Ginger slices 2 Cinnamon sticks
    • In a Sauce pan combine all (except Bourbon) and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Fish out the solids and add the Bourbon. Keep warm and serve in mugs.

The Mint Hot Chocolate Cup

  • 1 quart / 4 cups / 32oz Milk or half and half
  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate (Valrhona or Sharffenberger)
  • 6 oz Mint Schnapps
  • 3 oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
    • Heat 8oz of the milk/half and half in small sauce pan in low heat and add chocolate, stir until all melted; Do not boil. Add the rest of the milk and stir.
    • Take six mugs and pour the liqueurs (schanps and Godiva) into each and pour the hot chocolate into each.
    • Top with freshly whipped cream and crushed candy canes (hint, break them up, put into zip-loc bags and go to town with the back of a wooden spoon on them).

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