Yummy Holiday Cocktails

Sammy G. ยท November 6, 2020 | Recipes

Chef Alli visited Boot Hill Distillery out in Western, KS this week - A farmer-owned Distillery. You'll want to be sure to try their yummy cocktail recipes this holiday season. Chef Alli said they were FANTASTIC!  

Watch Lee and Alli LIVE on KAKE TV while they mix up some yummy Holiday Cocktails.

"Boot Hill Distillery has a craftsman’s eye for the highest quality ingredients, grain grown, and a dedication to ethically sourcing ingredients. Owned by Roger and Hayes Kelman. This father and son team plant, grow and harvest every single grain that Boot Hill Distillery uses to craft world-class spirits. Their spirits are truly “from soil to sip.” From the moment the seed goes into the soil to the moment you pour their spirits into your glass, they've had full control over the final product, ensuring that every single bottle purchased from Boot Hill Distillery is the highest quality."

To learn more visit their website at https://www.boothilldistillery.com/ 


Santa's Milk and Cookies

2 oz. heavy cream

1.5 oz. vanilla simple syrup

2 oz. Boot Hill Distillery Bourbon

2 sugar cookies

Add all ingredients (except sugar cookies) to a shaker with ice, shake and strain into a wine glass, then lightly grate fresh nutmeg over the top of the cocktail. Place a pretty red napkin on top of a small plate; place cocktail on top of napkin, then add the sugar cookies stacked to the side. 

Liquid Smores

1 packet Swiss Miss Instant Hot Chocolate

1.5 oz. Boot Hill Distillery Red Eye Whiskey

Hot water

2 oz. heavy cream

Add instant hot chocolate and whiskey to a mug; stir to dissolve.  Add hot water and cream, stirring once again. Toast a marshmallow on a small skewer over a stove burner or open flame; place the toasted marshmallow between 2 graham crackers and serve with the cocktail. 

Dodge City Cider (aka Holiday Punch)

1 750 ml bottle Boot Hill Distillery White Whiskey

1/2 gallon apple cider

2 cups cranberry juice

1 cup lemon juice

1/2 cup cinnamon syrup (recipe below)

dehydrated apple slices and cinnamon sticks, for garnishments

Stir all ingredients together in a punch bowl. Serve punch over ice, garnishing each glass with an apple slice and cinnamon stick.

Cinnamon Syrup:  In a saucepan, bring 1 cup water, 1 cup granulated sugar, and 8 cinnamon stick to a boil; simmer for 10 minutes; cool completely.

Hot Buttered Rum

1 ball of butter batter

4 oz. hot liquid cider 

2 oz. Boot Hill Distillery Bourbon

Hot water

Add batter and hot cider to a glass mug; stir until dissolved. Add bourbon, then top cocktail with hot water; garnish with the apple slice.

Butter Batter:

1/2 cup salted butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. ground ginger

1/2 tsp. ground cloves

1/4 tsp. all spice

Soften butter and mix all ingredients together until we’ll combine. Store in a container in the fridge. Use a small scoop to dispense.