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YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« on: December 12, 2017, 08:26:42 PM »
What’s your favorite holiday drinks, especially the ones that have a real holiday flare like peppermint, eggnog drinks, etc....

Alcoholic, or non-alcoholic.  :tup:
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2017, 08:54:32 PM »
#1 would be Homemade hot buttered rum
#2 Eggnog & 7up mixed 50/50.  booze free on this one

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2017, 08:58:45 PM »
#1 would be Homemade hot buttered rum
#2 Eggnog & 7up mixed 50/50.  booze free on this one

Care to share recipe #1?
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2017, 09:06:58 PM »
#1 would be Homemade hot buttered rum
#2 Eggnog & 7up mixed 50/50.  booze free on this one

 I thought that my dad invented the egg nog and 7up .lol. Grew up drinking it that way but everybody ive mentioned it to is like huh !

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2017, 09:19:33 PM »
#1 would be Homemade hot buttered rum
#2 Eggnog & 7up mixed 50/50.  booze free on this one

 I thought that my dad invented the egg nog and 7up .lol. Grew up drinking it that way but everybody ive mentioned it to is like huh !


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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2017, 09:34:44 PM »
#1 would be Homemade hot buttered rum
#2 Eggnog & 7up mixed 50/50.  booze free on this one

Care to share recipe #1?


Melt 1 pound butter in sauce pan
Add 1 pound light brown sugar and 1/4 cup powdered sugar, keep heat fairly low until sugar is well melted/blended with butter
Add in approximately 1.5 quarts of good vanilla ice cream (aprox. cause several spoonful's  usually end up in my mouth  :chuckle:) keep heat low until ice cream is all melted. That's it!
Refrigerate after cooled.

I usually add 2-3 heaping tablespoons of mix to boiling water in a large coffee cup, then add rum to your liking, top off with ground nutmeg sprinkled on top.



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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2017, 09:39:18 PM »
#1 would be Homemade hot buttered rum
#2 Eggnog & 7up mixed 50/50.  booze free on this one

Care to share recipe #1?


Melt 1 pound butter in sauce pan
Add 1 pound light brown sugar and 1/4 cup powdered sugar, keep heat fairly low until sugar is well melted/blended with butter
Add in approximately 1.5 quarts of good vanilla ice cream (aprox. cause several spoonful's  usually end up in my mouth  :chuckle:) keep heat low until ice cream is all melted. That's it!
Refrigerate after cooled.

I usually add 2-3 heaping tablespoons of mix to boiling water in a large coffee cup, then add rum to your liking, top off with ground nutmeg sprinkled on top.

Man that sounds mouth watering, my son loves eggnog, I’m going to make him some. Ice cream, never would have thought that as an ingredient. :drool:

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2017, 10:13:31 PM »
Busch Lite.
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2017, 10:39:22 PM »
Busch Lite.

That just says holidays like no other. :chuckle:
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2017, 05:07:38 AM »
Busch Lite.

That just says holidays like no other. :chuckle:
Absolutely!  If I’m really gonna splurge, it’ll be Natural Ice!  Christmas Eve and New Years Eve events!
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2017, 06:58:57 AM »
I would love to have more of these during the Holidays, but I will have to settle for a frosty mug of Olympia...or a Pendleton & Coke
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2017, 07:29:15 AM »
At our inn in NH we had a very popular, killer drink called a broken leg - hot cider, Mt. Gay rum, cinnamon, nutmeg, and a lemon twist.
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2017, 07:42:40 AM »
Egg Nog and Brandy.

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2017, 08:02:34 AM »
I'm a big fan of hot cider with Crown, or hot chocolate with spiced rum.

I had a sore throat the other night and made a couple hot toddies with Honey Jack, a tbls of local honey, a little splash of lemon juice and hot cider. Man that was a tasty beverage!
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2017, 08:06:23 AM »
At our inn in NH we had a very popular, killer drink called a broken leg - hot cider, Mt. Gay rum, cinnamon, nutmeg, and a lemon twist.

Interesting!  Might give it a whirl.
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2017, 08:14:40 AM »
Tom & Jerry

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2017, 08:20:10 AM »
I don't drink them but I am always summoned to make peppermint patty martinis this time of year.
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2017, 08:33:56 AM »
I make a cranberry/orange shine (no Everclear here) that is a big hit with the friends and family. I temper it down to 40 proof for drinking straight or to 80 for mixing.
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #18 on: December 13, 2017, 08:35:15 AM »
Tom & Jerry
I made a batch of shine with a little cinnamon and nutmeg in it that is perfect for Tom and Jerry's!
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2017, 04:49:58 PM »
Bourbon and 7 for me probably. I always kind of liked bourbon but over the past couple months I have really begun to love it. Bought a couple low-mid end bottles. Elijah Craig, Russles small bath, and a few others that have been delicious.

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2017, 05:36:24 PM »
Bourbon and 7 for me probably. I always kind of liked bourbon but over the past couple months I have really begun to love it. Bought a couple low-mid end bottles. Elijah Craig, Russles small bath, and a few others that have been delicious.

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2017, 05:36:58 PM »
What’s your favorite holiday drinks, especially the ones that have a real holiday flare like peppermint, eggnog drinks, etc....

Alcoholic, or non-alcoholic.  :tup:

Apple Pie Moonshine (Everclear)
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #22 on: December 14, 2017, 06:10:49 PM »
Shot or two of peppermint schnapps in a cup of hot chocolate. Also, Sleigh'r by Ninkasi Brewing. Awesome seasonal beer. 

Piano, I'll have to try the "broken leg" (drink, not condition!). Sounds awesome.

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #23 on: December 14, 2017, 06:33:07 PM »
GINGERBALLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #24 on: December 14, 2017, 06:52:52 PM »
What’s your favorite holiday drinks, especially the ones that have a real holiday flare like peppermint, eggnog drinks, etc....

Alcoholic, or non-alcoholic.  :tup:

Apple Pie Moonshine (Everclear)
I have an old fashioned ceramic gallon jug of that sitting in my house.. I make it myself! Sneaks up on you for sure and you don't even taste the alcohol!

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #25 on: December 21, 2017, 04:14:31 PM »
What’s your favorite holiday drinks, especially the ones that have a real holiday flare like peppermint, eggnog drinks, etc....

Alcoholic, or non-alcoholic.  :tup:

Apple Pie Moonshine (Everclear)
Sorry DoubleJ but IMHO everclear is just plain bad...yeah the alcohol content is extreme but the taste is just nasty.  i (along with some others on the site) make our own and the taste is way better-even the higher proof stuff.  i can make 184 proof ( i think everclear is 190) and use it in apple pie but the peach pie i make with it is divine.  if you're ever in the area hit me up and i'll give you a quart of it..its a little hot to drink straight or use in eggnog or the like but if you proof it down to about 100 and use it for mixed drinks its dang good...Merry Christmas !
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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #26 on: December 21, 2017, 05:00:32 PM »
This stuff is amazing! You can get it at Total Wine stores.  :tup:

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Re: YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRINKS
« Reply #27 on: December 22, 2017, 12:30:18 AM »
What’s your favorite holiday drinks, especially the ones that have a real holiday flare like peppermint, eggnog drinks, etc....

Alcoholic, or non-alcoholic.  :tup:

Apple Pie Moonshine (Everclear)
Sorry DoubleJ but IMHO everclear is just plain bad...yeah the alcohol content is extreme but the taste is just nasty.  i (along with some others on the site) make our own and the taste is way better-even the higher proof stuff.  i can make 184 proof ( i think everclear is 190) and use it in apple pie but the peach pie i make with it is divine.  if you're ever in the area hit me up and i'll give you a quart of it..its a little hot to drink straight or use in eggnog or the like but if you proof it down to about 100 and use it for mixed drinks its dang good...Merry Christmas !
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All the difference in the world!!  The only way to make Everclear drinkable in any form is to re-distill it at least twice!  A good, neutral sugar shine is the best way to go for making flavored stuff like apple pie.  If you have to use Everclear run it through a Brita filter a half dozen times or through activated charcoal to get the nasties out!

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