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Cocktail and mocktail recipes to keep you warm this winter

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Winter, spring, summer, or fall, all you have to do is grab a glass and join us to discuss cocktails and mocktails with Lonnie Newburn, owner of the Boston Shaker, a craft cocktail shop in Somerville.

Here are the recipes for cocktails and mocktails mentioned in this conversation:

Boston Mint Mocha

Ingredients for a Boston Mint Mocha. (Courtesy Boston Shaker)
Everything you need for a Boston Mint Mocha. (Courtesy Boston Shaker)
  • 1.5 oz Bully Boy Boston Vodka
  • 0.75 oz Yes! Cocktail Co. Peppermint Cacao Syrup
  • 0.75 oz Cold brew coffee
  • 0.5 oz Whole milk
  • 2-4 Dashes Scrappy Chocolate Bitters

Measure all ingredients into a Boston Shaker. Shake for 15 seconds. Double strain neat in a Georgian or coupe glass. Garnish with 1-3 mint leaves.

The Golden Hour

Everything you need for The Golden Hour. (Courtesy Boston Shaker)
Everything you need for The Golden Hour. (Courtesy Boston Shaker)
  • 1.5 oz Boston Harbour Distilling Puntman Rye Whiskey
  • 0.75 oz Boootblack Brand Spiced Honey Hot Toddy Syrup
  • 0.75 oz Lemon juice
  • 2-4 Dashes Bittersmens Buckspice Ginger Bitters

Measure all the ingredients into a Boston Shaker. Add ice and shake for 15 seconds. Strain over a large ice cube in an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a peel of fresh ginger.

Frequent Flyer Mocktail

  • 0.75 Lemon juice
  • 0.75 Bootblack Honey Ginger Syrup
  • 2-4 Dashes Bittermens Buck Spice Ginger Bitters/Angostura Bitters
  • Ginger beer

Build all ingredients in a highball glass over ice. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with ginger slice or lime wheel.

This segment aired on January 31, 2022.

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