Mix It Up: Holiday Cocktail/Mocktail Event

Hosted by the Staff Networking Committee on December 15th, 2020

Group Photos

Drink Recommendations & Recipes

Allie Dorris, Jingle Juice

Cranberry/Ginger Soda

1/2 oz Grand Marnier

1oz Tito

tonic water

fresh cranberries

fresh line

rimmed with sugar

Hannah Cartmel, The Carol Singers Wassail Bowl

Mulled Red Wine (Cheap red wine bunged in a pan on low heat with oranges cinnamon sticks and cloves)

with a Mince Pie on top (puff pastry with mincemeat – a mixture of dried fruit, distilled spirits, and spices)

Molly Tuthill, Santa’s Helper

2 oz. Tito’s Vodka

1oz Creme de Menthe

1 oz Creme de Cocoa

Chocolate Shavings and candy cane garnish

Kellie Nadeau, Clark Griswold

Acai, Blueberry, Pomegranate Vitamin Water

in a “Wally World” glass

(beverage can be purchased at Costco)

Tyler Dion & Wendy Duncan, Negroni

1/3 Campari’s red

1/3 Sweet vermouth

1/3 gin

Sarah Camille Wilson, Rudolph

Homemade Raspberry Kombucha, frozen cherries, and grapefruit seltzer

Howie LeBlanco, Rudolph’s Tipsy-Tini

2 oz vodka

1 oz sweet vermouth

2 dashes of bitter

Orange mist

Maraschino cherry for the ‘nose’

Hannah Kingsley, Izze Sparkling Juice

Seasonal Sparkling Cranberry Orange Spice

(holiday packages can be purchased at Costco)

Leah Miller, The Red Nose

Mulled Red Wine (Saratgo Red wine heated on the stove with berries and mulling spices)

A few heaping tablespoons of dark cocoa

Coconut milk to taste

A dash of cinnamon and vanilla

Topped with Silk whipped cream and red sugar crystals

Kaylee Sullivan, The Nutty Elf

Hot Chocolate

Melted Peanut Butter


Hannah Rounds, The Red Drink

Vanilla vodka

Almond liqueur


Mark Zammuto, Pea Shots

Category Winners:

Drink name and description:

Allison Dorris with “Jingle Juice” 

Ingredients & flavor:

Christina Brooker with the “Bitter Santa Cocktail” crafted with homemade limoncello

Drink look/appearance:

Hannah Cartmel with “The Carol Singers Wassail Bowl”

Holiday Sweater/Outfit:

Sarah Camille Wilson decorated in Christmas Lights

People’s Choice Award:

Hannah Cartmel with “The Carol Singers Wassail Bowl”

Other Event Highlights:

Sandy Yusen knit her own sparkly red hat!

Christina Erickson‘s new bunny made a guest appearance with a festive Santa hat.

Santa also joined in the fun!