In the colder months, it’s often warm cocktails that come to mind for an evening drink. But there’s another way to jazz up those winter refreshments: snow. That’s right, you use the fluffy white stuff itself in place of ice, and get a unique, slushy cocktail.
This ingredient is not just a fanciful gimmick either; bartenders in urban centers around the country have started to take advantage of the unique properties of snow to create memorable delicious drinks for their patrons.
To make your cocktail extra wintery, try the following recipe:
- 1oz Winter Jack
- 1oz Gentleman Jack whiskey
- 2oz ginger beer
- Apple slices to garnish
Combine the Winter Jack and whiskey in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake it up, and pour into your glass over the snow. Top with ginger beer and apple slice, and enjoy!