Here are some recipes to spread holiday cheer as our Christmas countdown continues

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 8:03 AM


The holiday season means it’s time to plan parties and entertain friends and family at gatherings around the yule log.

Here are a few recipes the folks at the American spirits manufacturer Brown-Forman emailed that we thought we’d share:

Sparkling Holiday Punch — A bubbly and festive addition to all holiday festivities.

8 oz. Chambord Liqueur

8 oz. Cranberry Juice

2 chilled bottles Korbel Brut

Cranberries

Pour ingredients into a large punch bowl or pitcher and stir. Top with raspberries or cranberries.

Herbarium Holiday Pitcher – A refreshing and light break from heavy holiday indulgences.

4 oz. Finlandia Vodka

4 oz Lime Juice

2 oz. Simple Syrup

12 oz. Soda

1 Pinch Salt

Fresh Herbs (coriander, mint, basil, sage, rosemary)

Cranberry Cheer — A festive single-serve option for any occasion this holiday.

1 oz. Finlandia Classic Vodka

2 oz. Cranberry Juice

3 oz. Korbel Brut

Cranberries

Shake vodka and cranberry juice in a shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled champagne flute and top with Korbel. Garnish with cranberries.

Festive Peppermint Fizz — A drink as Instagramable as it is tasty.

1 oz. White Crème de Cacao

4 oz. Korbel California Brut

White Chocolate, melted

Peppermint Candy Cane, crushed

Dip the rim of a champagne flute in melted white chocolate, then dip in finely crushed candy cane. Pour crème de cacao into a champagne flute. Top with Korbel.

If you have any other recipes or favorite holiday drinks to share, email them to tdavidson@tribweb.com and we’ll share them with our readers. Remember to enjoy these recipes in moderation and refrain from drinking and driving. When you go to sleep tonight, remember there are only 19 sleeps until Christmas.