A handful of Ft Worth bars and restaurants gave up their
most popular and unique seasonal martinis you can enjoy. These festive seasonal "merry tinis" are on the cocktail
menus of our six featured restaurants in Ft Worth, Texas. There is nothing like holiday martinis to liven
up the party!
These fabulous holiday martinis were featured in the
Thursday, December 17, 2009 edition of the Ft Worth Star Telegram. Some of the information provided here is
directly quoted from the article. Holiday Martinis are the perfect winter drink to help toast the season.
Share with party guests or at home. Enjoy!
Each recipe serves 1
1 ounce Grey Goose Vodka
3 ounces Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur
3 ounces Kahlua
2 ounces Goldschlager
Shake with ice and strain into glass.
The Chair Lift Martini
1 ounce Grey Goose La Poire Pear Vodka
1/2 ounce Apple Pucker
1/2 ounce Triple Sec
Shake with ice and strain into glass. Fill with cranberry juice.
8.0 Restaurant & Bar
, 111 East Third Street, Ft Worth,
Brian Peret, general manager of 8.0 Restaruant & Bar, kicked around many ideas to come up with
the perfect seasonal drink, and this one has been a hit! The drink really warms you up.
Holiday Passion Martini
1 1/4 ounces SKYY Infusions Passion Fruit Vodka
1/4 ounce Chambord (or raspberry liqueur)
1/2 ounce Ruby Red grapefruit juice
1/2 ounce lime juice
1 ounce simple syrup
Lime wheel for garnish
Shake with ice, strain into martini glass and garnish with lime wheel.
- Eddie V's Prime Seafood, 3100 W. Seventh Street, Ft Worth, Tx 817-336-8000
- Created by Eddie V's restaurant in Fort Worth, this fruity drink uses an intriguing ingredient;
passion fruit-flavored vodka.
Pumpkin Pie Martini
1 crushed graham cracker to crust the rim
1 1/2 ounces high-grade vodka
3/4 ounce Pumpkin-Spice Liqueur
1 1/2 ounces pumpkin puree
Splash of cream
Splash of simple sugar
Shake with ice and strain into glass. Grate cinnamon and fresh nutmeg over the drink. Rim with
crushed graham cracker.
1 ounce Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur
1 ounce Coffee Liqueur
1/4 ounce Peppermint Schnapps
1 crushed candy cane to crust the rim
Shake with ice and strain into a glass rimmed with crushed peppermints.
Vidalias Southern Cuisine, 200 Main Street, Ft Worth, Tx 817-210-2222 (no web site
This drink from Vidalias in downtown Fort Worth looks like it could be served at Starbucks, but tastes
like it would be appropriate for a Starbucks in New Orleans. This holiday martini looks like
coffee, but sneaks up on you with its candy cane rimmed glass and sweet smell.
1 1/2 ounces Absolut Vodka
3/4 ounce Monin Wildberry syrup
1/2 ounce cranberry juice
1/2 ounce pineapple juice
Fresh fruit for garnish
Shake and strain into glass. Garnish with blueberries, raspberries, and a sprig of mint.
- Brio Tuscan Grille, 1431 Plaza Place, Southlake 817-310-3136
- This colorful holiday drink was created by folks who run Brio Tuscan Grille, a popular eater in
Southlake Town Square.
The holidays are a fun time to experiment with all sorts of liqueurs, garnishes, rimmings for the best holiday
martinis. Getting creative means thinking of all your favorites like peppermints, chocolates, and holiday
favorites. Seasonal flavors such as coffee drinks or pumpkin pie challenge your senses in these holiday martini
favorites. Thank you Star Telegram for a great collection of Merry tinis for all of us.
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Lemon Drop Martini
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Chocolate Turtle Martini
Pecan Praline Martini