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Cozy Up with These Bourbon Cocktail Recipes

Baby, it’s cold outside! Bulk up on the blankets and get the fire started. These easy bourbon cocktail recipes will keep you warm and wanting more all season long!

 

Apple Cider Bourbon
 
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Make the fall season last and help beat those winter blues with this apple cider bourbon recipe. Impress your friends and family by crafting a homemade apple cider, or simplify this cocktail with cider from your favorite local store. Regardless of what you do, the sprig of rosemary and sweet cinnamon sugar coated rim will fancy up this delicious drink! 

Bourbon Rosemary Fizz 
 
 
Rosemary seems to be a popular pair with bourbon in the colder months. This cocktail is perfect for a last-minute holiday gathering because it’s likely your kitchen is already stocked with these ingredients: lemon, ginger ale, rosemary, bourbon, and ice. 

 

Cranberry Ginger Bourbon Smash 
 
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Ditch the basic cranberry and vodka for this new smashing cranberry drink! Cranberry is a Christmas classic, so making it a main ingredient gives this refreshing drink a holiday twist. 
 
Hazelnut Bourbon Eggnog 
 
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Speaking of twists on holiday classics, check out this hazelnut bourbon eggnog. For those of you who tend to steer clear of the traditional eggnog, adding a little hazelnut and ditching the raw egg might make you a fan. 
 
Figgy Maple Bourbon Fizz
 
 
 
Now bring us some Figgy Maple Bourbon Fizz instead of figgy pudding. Impress your foodie friends with these unique ingredients and cut Christmas calories with maple syrup instead of sugar for a natural sweetener. You’ll have more room for cookies! 
 
We hope you got some last-minute inspiration from these recipes. Grab some coasters from the shop to add a touch of home, and tag us in your pics. Let us know which one is your fave!
 

Last-Minute Local Stocking Stuffers

 

Local to the Cincinnati area and need some last-minute gifts? Here is our guide for holiday stocking-stuffers. Get your shopping done while supporting local businesses, what is better than that? Oh by the way, you can shop for all of these in one location, at our store in Covington, KY. Just call us a one-stop holiday shop!

 

  1. Silver Birch Soap Co.

Grab one of these amazing scented handmade soaps from Silver Birch Soap Co. for the bath and beauty lover in your life. Whether you get grapefruit or lemon poppy, whoever finds this in his or her stocking Christmas morning will be very excited to lather up for celebrations all day.

  1. Grainwell Coasters

The holidays are all about being with family. Celebrate where you’re from, where you’ve been, or where you’re going with our city and state coasters. Receiving these will be sure to bring up great memories from the past and excite people about plans for the future. Use our mix and match coasters to tell a unique story.

  1. Grainwell Ornament

Stop by the store to see our collection of  lasercut ornaments. From OTR to the Bengals, we have fans of the city from every area covered. These make great decorations for the tree or could be used as creative gift tags.

  1. Teufelmacht products 

From bags, to wallets, to stationary, everything is better in leather! Unwrapping one of these Northern Kentucky premium leather products will bring joy to anyone Christmas morning.

  1. Olivia Lane Shirt

For your family and friends who battle over which side of the river is better, Olivia Lane makes cute comfy tees that will help them show state pride while staying fashionable. Bet you didn’t know this brand is a sister company of Grainwell with a focus on graphic tees and other unique items.

We are open Tuesday- Friday this week from 11AM-6PM!

 

 

 

Have Yourself a Very Manly Christmas

Need to get the man in your life something for Christmas? Whether it’s your husband, brother, dad, or new boyfriend, men can be so hard to shop for! Search no more, we have gathered some gifts for him to enjoy all year long. 

Beer Making Kit  

 

Since they think they can do everything themselves, put them up to the challenge. They love to drink it, so they should try to make it. You can taste the fruits of their labor, and it will keep him busy for a while, so you can go shopping or watch movies with the girls. 

Membership to the Dollar Shave Club 

 

After No Shave November, this is a subtle way to let him know you prefer him clean-shaven. Whether it’s your man or you're doing your brother a favor, someone will surely benefit from this subscription all year. 

Bourbon Glasses 

He makes fun of your customized wine glasses; so let him join in on the fun. Get him a set of bourbon glasses for his bar. You can gift them neat, or customized with his favorite sports team. Include these coasters from his hometown, college town, or where he lives now. 

Décor for Their Bar 

 

It wouldn’t be a man cave without a females personal touch, right? With this barn wood sign hanging over his bar, his friends will never know that you had anything to do with it. 

Mandle or Man Candle 

 

Hopefully by now they’ve learned Febreze can’t cover up everything. If not, show him that candles don’t have to be frilly and sweet. Gift him a candle in scents he’ll love like bacon, campfire, or morning brew.