The holiday season is a time of celebration, and what better way to spread cheer than by raising a glass with cocktails crafted from diversely-owned alcohol brands? At HopScotch & Grape®, we believe in supporting and celebrating the rich tapestry of the beverage industry. That's why we're thrilled to bring you our "12 Days of Cocktails" series, showcasing a dozen delectable libations, each with its own unique flair and made with pride using diversely-owned and operated alcohol brands. Join us on this flavorful journey as we highlight these exceptional spirits and mix up some unforgettable holiday concoctions.
12 Days of Cocktails
Day 1 - Mezcal Fig Sour with Lobos 1707 Mezcal
Our series kicks off with the Mezcal Fig Sour, featuring the smoky elegance of Lobos 1707 Mezcal. This black-owned brand brings its A-game to the table, creating a cocktail that marries the boldness of mezcal with the sweetness of fresh figs.
Day 2 - Jingle Juice with Saint Luna Moonshine
Day 2 brings the enchanting Jingle Juice, showcasing Saint Luna Moonshine—a brand that proudly represents the LGBTQIA+, woman, and Latino communities. This cocktail is a festive fusion of cranberry, citrus, and Saint Luna's smooth moonshine.
Day 3 - Pear Gin Fizz with Brighton Gin
Brighton Gin, a LGBTQ and woman-owned gem, takes center stage on Day 3 with the Pear Gin Fizz. This refreshing concoction blends the vibrant flavors of pear with the exceptional craftsmanship of Brighton Gin.
Day 4 - Sugar Cookie Martini with Hartford Flavor Company Vanilla Vodka
Hartford Flavor Company, a woman-owned enterprise, infuses the holiday spirit into the Sugar Cookie Martini. This velvety cocktail features their Vanilla Vodka, making it a delightful treat.
Day 5 - White Christmas Sangria with Manifest Chardonnay
Sip & Share Wines, a black-owned brand, sets the stage for Day 5 with their Manifest Chardonnay. The White Christmas Sangria combines this exquisite wine with seasonal flavors for a sip of pure joy.
Day 6 - Cinnamon Old Fashioned with Cirka Distillery Whiskey No. 3
Cirka Distillery, led by a woman distiller, brings us Whiskey No. 3—a star in our Cinnamon Old Fashioned. This cocktail marries the warmth of cinnamon with the character of Cirka's whiskey.
Day 7 - Hot Buttered Rum with Ten To One Dark Rum
Ten To One Dark Rum, a black-owned treasure, takes the spotlight on Day 7 with the Hot Buttered Rum. This classic concoction is given a spirited twist with the richness of Ten To One.
Day 8 - Mistletoe Margarita with 21 Seeds Valencia Orange Tequila
21 Seeds Valencia Orange Tequila, founded by women, adds a touch of sunshine to the Mistletoe Margarita. It's a cocktail that sparkles with the essence of the holidays.
Day 9 - Mulled Wine with Love Cork Screw "We're Movin' On Up" Cabernet Sauvignon
Love Cork Screw's "We're Movin' On Up" Cabernet Sauvignon, crafted by a woman-owned label, stars in our Mulled Wine. This heartwarming drink captures the cozy spirit of the season.
Day 10 - Gingerbread Moscow Mule with Catskill Provisions Pollinator Vodka
Catskill Provisions Pollinator Vodka, led by a woman-owned team, transforms the classic Moscow Mule into a Gingerbread delight. It's a festive twist that's sure to make your taste buds dance.
Day 11 - Bourbon Hot Chocolate with Brown Sugar Bourbon
Day 11 brings the indulgent Bourbon Hot Chocolate, featuring the black-owned brand Brown Sugar Bourbon. This cozy cocktail is a delightful blend of warmth and flavor.
Day 12 - Blackberry Kir Royale with Cupcake Vineyards Prosecco
Our "12 Days of Cocktails" series concludes with the Blackberry Kir Royale, starring Cupcake Vineyards Prosecco—a sparkling delight from a woman-owned vineyard. It's the perfect toast to the holiday season.
As you embark on this flavorful journey through our "12 Days of Cocktails," we invite you to savor each sip, celebrate diversity in the world of spirits, and raise your glass to a season of festive libations.
Cheers to inclusivity, craftsmanship, and holiday merriment!
Because Diversity is the taste of life®!
Remember to enjoy responsibly!