Winter Citrus Spice
Request: A chrismas cocktail with orange juice and cinnamon but without any bitters.as a base User rum or gin
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Serving : 1 cocktail
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Description: The Winter Citrus Spice is a heartwarming Christmas cocktail that combines the festive aromas of cinnamon with the bright, refreshing taste of fresh orange juice. This comforting holiday drink features a base of smooth rum, which layers beautifully with the seasonal spices and citrus for a cozy yet invigorating blend. It's the perfect accompaniment to a chilly evening by the fire or a lively holiday gathering, capturing the spirit of the season in a glass. Ingredients: - 2 oz Rum (preferably dark or spiced for a more robust flavor) - 3 oz Fresh squeezed orange juice - 1/2 oz Cinnamon syrup (homemade or store-bought) - 1/4 oz Fresh lemon juice (to balance the sweetness) - 1 oz Cranberry juice (for a hint of tartness and color) - A splash of soda water (for effervescence) - Cinnamon stick (for garnish) - Orange wheel or twist (for garnish) - Whole cloves (optional, for garnish) - Ice Glass: Serve in a highball or Collins glass. Instructions: 1. Start by creating the cinnamon syrup if you do not have pre-made syrup. Simply simmer equal parts sugar and water with a few cinnamon sticks, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Allow it to cool before using it in the cocktail. 2. In a cocktail shaker, fill with ice and add the rum, fresh orange juice, cinnamon syrup, lemon juice, and cranberry juice. 3. Shake vigorously until well chilled. 4. Strain the mixture into the glass filled with ice cubes. 5. Add a splash of soda water to give the cocktail a refreshing fizz. 6. Garnish with a cinnamon stick, an orange wheel or twist, and if desired, stud the orange with a few whole cloves for an extra hit of Christmas spice and visual appeal. 7. Serve immediately and enjoy the holiday flavors of the Winter