2016 is almost at an end- how did that happen?! If you’re planning on having a celebration on New Year’s Eve, then cocktails can definitely add to the festivities- in more ways than one. Everyone has heard of the pickleback, but we’ve searched long and hard to find a handful of recipes that pickle, kraut, and horseradish lovers may not have ever heard of, let alone tried. While most of them are savory, we’ve also included a couple of sweet ones in the mix to satisfy the sweet-tooths among you as well. Wishing you all a happy, healthy New Year! Cheers!
Created by mixologist Chris Kyles as a cocktail creation challenge, this drink is an interesting mix of flavors and beverages to create a beautiful, complex amber shandy.
The Vladmiry combines carrot juice, horseradish, and spices to create a salty, savory drink that is reminiscent of a traditional Bloody Mary.
A sweet and sour cocktail combining dill pickle puree, gin, Grand Marnier, and fruit juices.
For those who prefer sweet cocktails, the Pickled Surfer is a delicious blend of whiskey, bread and butter pickle juice, and a hint of lime.
A simple, brine-y drink that is sure to be a hit with any sauerkraut fans!
Bacon and Bloody Mary fans unite! While not an evening cocktail, this drink is perfect for a little hair-of the-dog for New Year’s Day breakfast or brunch.