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Holiday Cocktail Recipes from Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey

Is there any better way to start the holiday celebrations than with sweet and snappy libations? We think not. Luckily for us, the pros at Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey have put together a variety of easy-to-make cocktails to suit most any palate. Cheers!


2 parts Ballotin Caramel Turtle Whiskey

½ part Chambord

1 part cream

Shake in mixing tin with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with fresh raspberries.

Bad Santa

1 part Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey

1 part bourbon

Dash of bitters

In a rocks or old fashioned glass, pour in one ounce each the Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey and bourbon. Fill with ice. Add a dash of bitters and stir. Garnish with a cherry and an orange twist.

Winter Wonderland

2 parts Ballotin Original Chocolate Whiskey

½ part Death’s Door Wondermint or other peppermint schnapps

Dash of Amaro

Shake in mixing tin with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass rimmed with crushed peppermints.

A Garganelli Holiday with Pizza LUPO

Photo by Hayley Amoss.

With the holidays rapidly approaching, Pizza LUPO’s new pasta making class is the perfect gift for your culinary connoisseur. Treat your favorite foodie – or yourself – to a unique pasta course this holiday season. Join Pizza LUPO chef and co-owner Max Balliet as he hosts a hands-on Pasta 101 class 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 5 and 12.

The workshop includes a “welcome shot” of LUPO’s house-made limoncello, lessons on making and rolling egg pasta and sauce pairing theory and ideas. At the end of the class, all attendees will enjoy a prepared pasta lunch with a glass of wine and depart with a recipe card, garganelli rolling board and full belly!

Class cost is $75 per person. For more information and reservations, call 502.409.8440.

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