As temperatures are dropping, it’s the perfect time to warm up with your loved ones and some HARLEM®. A few of our bartender friends were drawn to some of the traditional flavors of fall and developed several special HARLEM shot recipes for the harvest season. Spice up your cocktail menu and try some of these drinks when cozying up in front of a fireplace or celebrating Thanksgiving with friends and family this weekend:
Created by Lucas Swallows, Las Vegas
- 1 oz. HARLEM
- ½ oz. Hiram Walker® Gingerbread Liqueur
- ½ oz. Voyant Chai Cream Liqueur
- Organic Saigon cinnamon
- Organic nutmeg
Shake all ingredients with ice and serve in shot glasses. Top with equal parts organic ground Saigon cinnamon and organic nutmeg.
Created by Steven Terrebone, Orange County, Calif.
- 1¼ oz. HARLEM
- ¾ oz. Luxardo®
- Pinch of Allspice
Mix the HARLEM and Luxardo together in a shaker. Pour into a shot glass. Garnish with a pinch of allspice.
4 Layer Cake
Created by Chuck Rubin, Los Angeles
Layer in the following order (from bottom up): Goldschlager, Baileys, Buttershots, and HARLEM.
Created by Justin Harmon, Paso Robles, Calif.
Add ingredients into a shaker. Shake and pour into a shot glass!
Created by Sierra Zimei, San Francisco
- 1 oz. HARLEM
- ½ oz Unsweetened cherry juice
- 4 dashes Homemade cinnamon/vanilla bitters
- 1 dash Egg whites
Dry shake HARLEM, cherry juice, homemade bitters and egg whites 11 times. Add ice and shake. Double strain into a shot glass.
HARLEM Iced Koffee
Created by Paul Costa, Los Angeles
In a shaker, mix all four ingredients and shake well, creating foam to sit on top of the drink. Garnish with a cherry.
For more ideas, check out the seasonal recipes from Better Homes and Gardens, TheBar.com, About.com, The Kitchn and The Atlantic. Don’t forget to do your favorite toast before you enjoy your festive concoction!