brady hess dapper holiday cocktail

Brady Hess

Our Dapper Bartender Brady Hess created a Dapper Holiday cocktail to celebrate the season. He used Stolichnaya Gluten Free Vodka. This steps up your cocktail style to impress your guests. We are giving you everything you need to build this impressive drink.

Dapper Holiday Cocktail

1.5 oz Stolichnaya Gluten Free Premium Vodka

0.5 oz Cranberry/Lime Shrub (below)

0.25 oz Ginger Simple Syrup (below)

2 dashes Orange Bitters

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Add ice. Shake for 10 seconds. Use a Hawthorne cocktail strainer to pour into a stemmed cocktail glass. Add garnish.

To make the Cranberry/Lime Shrub

12 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries

1 cup sugar

3/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon lime zest

2 tablespoons lime juice

1. Bring all ingredients to a simmer with 2 cups water in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring often. Reduce heat to low and cook 5 minutes until most cranberries have burst.

2. Spoon out a few whole cranberries and set aside for garnishing drinks if you like.

3. Strain mixture, pressing liquid out of pulp using the back of a spoon. Discard pulp. Chill at least 1 hour. Store for up to 3 months.

To make the Ginger Simple Syrup:

Put equal parts of water and sugar into a saucepan. Add 4 cups of peeled and chopped ginger. Heat and stir until all the sugar is dissolved. Put it all into a bottle that can be sealed to save until you create your cocktails.

arrive in style! The Dapper Style reminds you to celebrate responsibly.

dapper holiday cocktail