BY Christina Fuoco-Karasinski
To improve 2020, Tommy Bahama has created specialty cocktails that are a refreshing combination of mouthwatering seasonal flavors.
Interested in the following drinks? You don’t have to visit a Tommy Bahama. The eatery has shared the recipes with Lovin’ Life After 50. Here we have Huladays Cocktail and Jalisco Holiday.
A mixture of Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum, cranberry ginger syrup and lemon juice, finished with a dash of prosecco for a sparkling touch, this cocktail will have you feeling the ho
liday spirit, one sip at a time.
1-1/2 parts Mount Gay Black Barrel rum
1 part cranberry ginger syrup
1/2 part lemon juice
1 part prosecco
Cranberry ginger syrup: Cook 10 ounces cranberries with 8 ounces of water, 8 ounces of sugar and five thumb-size pieces of peeled ginger (about 1-inch pieces). Cook about 10 minutes. Leave one piece of ginger in mix and blend thoroughly. Do not strain. Store in a squeeze bottle.
Instructions: In a mixing glass, add rum, cranberry ginger syrup and lemon juice. Shake, with ice, in a mixing tin. Add prosecco and gently strain into glass. Garnish with cranberry and mint sprig.
A mixture of Milagro Reposada tequila, pomegranate molasses, cinnamon syrup and fresh lime juice adds new flavors to a holiday cocktail.
2 ounces Milagro Reposado
0.5 ounces Cortas pomegranate molasses
0.5 ounces fresh lime juice
0.5 ounces Monin cinnamon syrup
Monin cinnamon syrup: Combine 2 cups of water, 2 cups of sugar and four cinnamon sticks in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks.
Instructions: In a mixing glass, combine all ingredients and shake, with ice, in a mixing tin. Strain over ice into a Collins glass, garnish with pomegranate seeds and a lime peel.