Holiday Cocktails at Natalie’s

The snow is on its way and the holidays are upon us. Get your last minute shopping done in the adorable and festive shops in Camden and be sure to stop into Natalie’s to indulge in a Christmas treat of your own with one of our delicious three or seven course meals from our winter menu.

If you are looking for a new cocktail to toast to this holiday season, our ever so talented bar manager (named Maine’s top bartender 2012) Tom Laslavic has created up some wonderful cocktails to celebrate the season. Try his New Fashioned made with Maraschino Sherries, Herring Cherry Bitters, Makers Mark Bourbon, Limoncello, Brut Sparkling Wine and some crushed ice. This cocktail will most definitely spice up your night.

If you’re craving some fresh fruit, Tom’s got you covered. Dive into a Mountains Meet The Sea cocktail, which includes blueberries, sage and lemon with Back River Gin, St. Germain Elderberry Liquor, Honeymaker Dry Honey Mead and a splash of Prosecco. If perfection took a liquid form, this would be it.

For a holiday-appropriately colorful and flavorful cocktail, request a Pom Cosmo, made with vodka, Grand Marnier and pomegranate juice.

Did you take one sip too many? Don’t worry, there’s a bed waiting for you at the Camden Harbour Inn. Make your day trip into a mini vacation and book a one-night stay or check out our holiday or New Year’s Eve packages.

You will leave feeling more refreshed than you have all year. You deserve it!

New Fashioned
1 lemon wedge
1 sugar packet
2 Maraschino Cherries
Splash Herring Cherry Bitters
2 oz Makers Mark Bourbon
1/2 Limoncello
Brut Sparkling Wine
Crushed Ice

Method: Crush ice. Pour the sugar packet on the lemon wedge and splash with Herring Cherry Brandy. Muddle with Maraschino cherries in a rocks glass. Add limoncello, Markers Mark Bourbon stir. Add crushed ice and top with sparkling wine.

A tasteful take on the Old Fashioned that will provide sparkle and add fun to the holidays.

Pom Cosmo

1/2 lime
1 oz Cointreau
2 1/2 oz Premium Vodka
1/4 oz Grand Marnier
1/2 oz POM pomegranate
1/2 oz Cranberry Juice

Mix ingredients, shake with ice: pour in cocktail glass and garnish with fresh orange peel

Mountains Meet The Sea
9 blueberries
3 large sage leaves
1/2 lemon
1 1/2 oz Back River Gin
1/2 oz St. Germain Elderberry Liquor
2 oz Honeymaker Dry Honey Mead
Splash w/ Prosecco

Directions: Muddle blueberries, sage and lemon, add gin, elderberry liquor and mead
Shake and double strain into chilled snifter,(no ice) splash with Prosecco

Here’s to a joyous holiday season!

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