‘Tis the season for creative holiday cocktails, and downtown Mount Dora bars don’t disappoint. Anyone looking to satisfy inner holiday flavor cravings or merely wishing to escape the holiday shopping madness need to sip no further than these top downtown offerings:
CANDY CANE MARTINI
This crisp vodka martini at The Olive Branch has the right mix of cool Peppermint Schnapps and Absolute Vanilla vodka topped with a crushed candy cane rim.
CRANBERRY CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL
This simple, yet sophisticated, classic holiday cocktail is served up at Cody’s on 4th from breakfast, brunch or lunch. It’s a wonderful way to start the day.
Perfect for chocolate lovers, this decadent Christmas classic is available at most downtown bars in a variety of tasty variations with or without Creme de Menthe. Just ask the bartender to whip one up.
A Latin favorite served at Las Palmas, this rich rum Egg Nog cocktail is frothy and rimmed with toasted coconut. It’s delicious for after dinner or any time.
This craft cocktail at Pisces Rising is a decadent mix of Meletti Chocolate Liqueur, Redemption Bourbon, Grand Marnier, Disaronno, and a pinch a salt. Garnished with a White Chocolate Swirl in the glass.
There is nothing “bah-humbug” about this colorful cocktail. The bartenders at The Olive Branch mix Midori melon liqueur with the perfect amount of simple syrup and lemon juice.
Light and colorful, this festive holiday cocktail at Las Palmas combines bubbles and flavor by mixing melon liqueur and champagne. It’s perfect to toast the New Year or just the end of a long work day.
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