During the holidays, a well-stocked (and styled) bar can spice up any party and elevate the look of the entire room. NYC-based mixologist Christy Pope teamed up with HomeGoods to create three custom drink recipes this holiday season, with bar carts to match! Pick your Dapper Holiday Party style – Rustic Modern, Masculine Retro and Sparkle.

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MAPLE TAP RECIPE

maple tap cocktailINGREDIENTS:
¾ oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
¾ oz Grade B Maple Syrup
2oz Bourbon
1 Dash of Orange Bitters
1 Dash of Angostura Bitters
Shake/Strain/Rocks

GLASS: Rocks Glass, available at HomeGoods for $4.99.

GARNISH: Clove Studded Orange Half Wheel

STEPS:
1. Measure all ingredients into a mixing tin.
2. Add ice, cap shaker, and shake until properly chilled and diluted.
3. Uncap shaker, and strain over fresh ice into a Rocks glass.
4. Garnish with a Clove Studded Orange Half Wheel.

masculine retro bar cart

 

POMEGRANATE APPLE PUNCH*

pomegranate apple punchINGREDIENTS:
1½ oz Laird’s Applejack
¾ oz Cointreau Orange Liqueur
½ oz Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
1oz Pomegranate Juice
(Pom Wonderful)
Shake/Strain/Up

GLASS: Martini/Punch Glass, available at HomeGoods for $3.99.

GARNISH: Star Anise

STEPS:
1. Measure ingredients into a mixing glass and then add ice
2. Shake vigorously until chilled
3. Strain into a chilled Wine/Punch glass (over ice optional)
4. Garnish with Star Anise

*For a delicious virgin option, substitute with Apple Cider and Orange Juice!

sparkle bar cart

TINSEL TIME RECIPE

tinsel time cocktailINGREDIENTS:
¾ oz Sweet Vermouth (Carpano Antica)
¾ oz Dry Vermouth (Dolin Dry)
Top with BrutSparking Wine (Apx. 3.5oz)
1 Dash Angostura Bitters
1 Dash Peychaud Bitters
Stir/Strain/Up

GLASS: Martini Glass, available at HomeGoods for $3.99

GARNISH: Lemon Twist or Sprig of Rosemary

STEPS:
1. Measure ingredients into a mixing tin and still for chill and dilution
2. Strain into a Martini glass and add Brut Sparkling Wine
3. Garnish with a Lemon Twist or Rosemary Sprig