Thanksgiving Cheer Brought To You By the Pros

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With Thanksgiving just on the approach, we offer you a bit of holiday cheer with spirits you may already have stockpiled for a day with the relatives.

Cruzan Pumpkin Pie Martini

1/2 part DeKuyper Buttershots Schnapps

1/2 part Pinnacle Whipped Vodka

1/2 part Cruzan Aged Dark Rum

2 parts Half and Half

1/2 part Pumpkin Puree

1 dash Pumpkin Spice

Whipped Cream

Method: Add ingredients to an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with whipped cream.

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EFFEN Spiced Orange Mule

2 parts EFFEN Blood Orange Vodka

1/2 part DeKuyper Hot Damn

Ginger Beer

Lime Wedge

Method: Combine ingredients over fresh ice and garnish with a lime wedge.

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Laphroaig Broadbay Sour

Created by Portland, OR mixologist, Jordan Felix

1 1/4 parts Laphroaig Select

1/4 part Amontillado Sherry

3/4 part Fresh Lemon Juice

2 teaspoons of Orange Marmalade

3 drops of Aromatic Bitters

Cinnamon Stick (for garnish)

Orange Peel (for garnish)

Method: Build all ingredients in a shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously. Fine strain into a chilled rocks glass filled with large ice. Garnish with a burnt cinnamon stick & orange peel.

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Modelo Autumn Pear Cider

Recipe by Alexandria Benson, San Francisco, CA

3 oz. Modelo Especial

3 oz. Pear Cider

2 to 3 Blackberries

1 Lemon

1 Sprig of Thyme or Rosemary

Method: Muddle blackberries, lemon wedge, and a few pieces of thyme or rosemary in a shaker. Add a splash of beer, Pour Into a flute glass and fill half with Modelo Especial®. Top with pear cider.

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100% Rye Old Fashioned

2 parts Canadian Club 100% Rye

8 Dashes Angostura Bitters

Pinch of Raw Sugar

Orange Peel to Garnish

Method: Muddle sugar and bitters in a rocks glass. Add Canadian Club 100% Rye and ice. Stir and top with an orange peel as garnish.

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