GRAND MARNIER NAVAN SUMMIT 2009

Here are my 4 entries for the 2009 Grand Marnier/Navan Summit in Vail Colorado.

NORTHWOODS CORDIAL

2oz GRAND MARNIER
1 oz FRESH ORANGE JUICE
1 oz SPICED CRANBERRY SYRUP
1 DASH ANGOSTURA BITTERS

Shake all ingredients and strain into coupe

SUPPER CLUB COCKTAIL

2 oz GRAND MARNIER
1.5 oz FRESH PRESSED APPLE JUICE
.5 oz PIMENTO DRAM
1 DASH ANGOSTURA BITTERS

Shake all ingredients and strain into chilled 5oz Coupe glass Is great as a hot drink…heat apple juice and spiced syrup…increase quantity to 2.5 oz apple juice. Add Grand Marnier to hot drink mug and add hot spiced cider…cinnamon stick stirrer for garnish

GRAMMA’S YULEWEIN

2 oz GRAND MARNIER
2 oz FRESH PRESSED APPLE JUICE
2 oz FULL BODIED RED WINE
1 oz PIMENTO DRAM

In a sauce pan, heat red wine and apple juice. Add Grand Marnier and Pimento dram to mug…pour hot wine and apple juice into mug.

Garnish with Cinnamon stick

SNOW VIOLET

1 oz NAVAN
.5 oz CREME DE VIOLETTE
.5 oz LEMON JUICE
3 oz DEMI SEC CHAMPAGNE

Garnish with edible flower..violet or lemon twist

Chill Navan, Creme de violette, and lemon juice over ice…Strain into Champagne flute or Coupe…top with champagne and garnish.

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