Howdy Holidays cocktail

Holiday flavors of chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla are given a little giddy-up with a hint of cayenne on the rim of this twist on a classic.

Howdy Holidays cocktail

Holiday flavors of chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla are given a little giddy-up with a hint of cayenne on the rim of this twist on a classic.
Course Drinks
Keyword bourbon, cocktail
Author Aften Locken

Ingredients

  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 2 tbsp sugar We used Sugar in the Raw
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 dashes chocolate bitters We used Scrappy's Chocolate bitters.
  • 1 tbsp Spicy Chocolate Cinnamon Sugar We used Gustus Vitae – Spicy Chocolate Cinnamon Cane Sugar.
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick

Instructions

  • Sprinkle spicy chocolate cinnamon sugar on a plate.
  • Wet the rim of a rocks glass and roll in the sugar to rim.
  • Mix water and Plain Sugar (Sugar in the Raw) and stir until sugar is dissolved, to make a syrup. Do NOT use the spicy sugar for this step!
  • Add vanilla extract and stir.
  • Fill glass with ice.
  • In glass add 2 dashes of bitters, 1 oz of vanilla simple syrup and 2 oz of bourbon.
  • Stir and garnish with cinnamon stick.