3 Thanksgiving Cocktail and Dish Pairings
A delicious cocktail and a savory Thanksgiving dish go together like pumpkin pie and whipped cream. We’ve paired up some of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes with hand-crafted cocktails, courtesy of our Liquid Chef Billie Keithley, you can easily make at home this holiday season. So impress your guests with perfectly paired flavors. Recipes below. In Breckenridge for the holidays? We will be serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Breckenridge Distillery Restaurant.
We’ve taken the bold flavors in our spirits and paired them with juicy turkey, cranberry with Brussel sprouts and a fluffy pumpkins desert, all prepared by our Breckenridge Distillery Restaurant Sous Chef, Randy Lemere. Sit back, relax, eat, drink and be merry this Thanksgiving.
HAPPY DRAMSGIVING + COLORADO TURKEY
We’ve taken our Breckenridge Bourbon, combined with locally sourced Honeybee Keep Honey, to create this honey glazed Colorado Turkey dish. The bold flavors of the turkey glaze paired with the spices of the Happy Dramsgiving will have your mouth watering for leftovers.
**Allspice Dram Recipe:
2 cups Breckenridge Spiced Rum
2oz brown sugar
3 cups water
4oz allspice berries
2 cinnamon sticks
CRISP HARVEST + BRUSSEL SPOUTS W/ CRANBERRIES
Delicious barrel charred maple roasted Brussel sprouts and cranberry jam add the perfect pop of color at your Thanksgiving dinner table. Our maple syrup is aged in Breck Bourbon barrels, giving you a distinct flavor of charred oak bourbon. This cocktail and dish pairing offers the perfect balance of tartness and sweetness between the cranberries, pears, apples and figs in the cocktail and the Brussel sprouts, bacon, jam and almonds.
*Homemade Shrub- Over medium heat, add 3oz fig jam, 4oz unfiltered apple cider, 3oz pear juice. 2oz of cider vinegar, 6oz brown sugar. Stir until dissolved. Let cool.
TEN MILE TODDY + SPICED PUMPKING CHEESECAKE
You will definitely want save room for savory treat. Spiced pumpkin cheesecake with graham cracker crust, sea salt carmel drizzle, top with fresh homemade whipped cream and an almond tuile treat. That is a mouth full. The Spiced Whiskey and honey cardamom pairs perfectly with the spices of the pumpkin cheesecake.