Vintage Hotel’s Holiday Cocktails

Put some extra cheer in the holiday season with these tasty and festive cocktails! Vintage Hotels’ mixologists are true masters at crafting delightful cocktails for any occasion. Make your own at home with our Food & Beverage teams’ exclusive holiday cocktail recipes or try them in our Lounges on your next getaway.

Recipes compliments of Tiara Restaurant at Queen’s Landing, Cannery Restaurant at Pillar & Post, and Noble Restaurant at Prince of Wales.

Pillar Grinch

A fun Holiday cocktail to serve at your next gathering that will even put a smile on the Grinch’s face! 

Compliments of Food & Beverage Manager Stephen McGaw from Cannery Restaurant at Pillar & Post

Pillar and Post Grinch Cocktail

Ingredients:

1 oz Baileys Irish Cream
½ oz Crème de Menthe green
½ oz Crème de Cacao white
½ Vodka
1 oz Half and half

Method:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add all ingredients; cover and shake well.
  3. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate sauce if desired.
  4. Rim the glass with sugar.

Fireplace Old Fashioned

Raise a glass to this 19th century cocktail! Here you’ll use a good quality scotch instead of bourbon for a smokier, oakier flavor. 

Compliments of Food & Beverage Manager Ferdinand Don Griot from Tiara Restaurant at Queen’s Landing

Ingredients:

2 oz Laphroige Islay scotch
Expression of orange bitters and absinthe mixture
Simple syrup
Angostura bitters
½ oz Cinnamon syrup

Method:

  1. Add express orange absinthe into the glass and light it with lighter.
  2. Add ground cinnamon to the flame.
  3. Add simple syrup and angostura bitters to the glass.
  4. Add scotch to the glass.
  5. Serve with large ice cube and garnish with an orange peel and cinnamon stick.

Christmas in Niagara

The best place to spend Christmas this year is in Niagara-on-the-Lake! Cheers to making wonderful holiday memories with this delicious cocktail. 

Compliments of Food & Beverage Manager Jeremy Harb from Noble Restaurant at Prince of Wales.

Ingredients:

½ oz Cabot trail maple cream
½ oz Sortilege maple whiskey
½ oz Kahlua
½ oz Frangelico
Light cream

Method:

  1. Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well & serve with a sprinkle of nutmeg & dark chocolate stick

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