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Get in the Spirit With Autograph Brasserie’s Holiday Cocktail Recipes

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These holiday cocktail recipes from Wayne’s Autograph Brasserie will definitely have you feeling jolly when you make them this season.

Holiday cocktails always seem to get us in the mood for grabbing heirloom decorations out of the attic, sharing stories, making new friends and trying new recipes.

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We asked Fearless Restaurants Beverage Director Len Boris to shake up (and share with you) a couple of his secret holiday cocktail recipes.

The F-Pom is a crowd pleaser and boasts a bubbly finish, while the Cool Honey Bunny blends a touch of sweet with the power of bourbon. Both promise to welcome that holiday spirit.

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F-Pom Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients:

¾ oz. Irvine’s American Dry Gin (can sub any American dry gin)
¼ oz. Boardroom Spirits Ginger Vodka
¾ oz. cinnamon honey syrup (see recipe below)
½ oz. pomegranate juice
½ oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice

Method:

Add ice, shake, then strain into a martini or similarly stemmed glass.

Top with dry sparkling wine or Prosecco.

Garnish with cranberries on a spear of rosemary, and expressed lemon peel.

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Cinnamon Honey Simple Syrup Recipe

Ingredients:

½ cup hot water
½ cup honey
2 cinnamon sticks

Method:

Steep cinnamon sticks in the hot water for 3 minutes. Stir in the honey. Strain, store, and label.

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Cool Honey Bunny Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients:

In shaker, add ice.

1 ¼ oz. Jim Beam Bourbon
¾ oz. Averna
¾ oz. cayenne honey simple (see recipe below)
¾ oz. lemon juice

Method:

Shake, strain over ice into a highball tumbler.

Garnish with a brûléed half orange wheel.

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Cayenne Honey Simple Syrup Recipe

Ingredients:

½ c hot water
½ c honey
¼ t cayenne

Method:

Stir to combine.

Strain, store, and label.

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Pull up a chair at the bar (where vintage vinyl and celebrity photos cover the walls) in Autograph Brasserie to sip these Holiday cocktails, or go bold and make them at home. Cheers for a wonderful season!

503 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne; (610) 964-2588; www.autographbrasserie.com

Related: Boardroom Spirits in Lansdale Offers Ready-to-Drink Autumnal Cocktails

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