As we get set to turn the page on another year gone by, we’re sharing four cocktails from the menus of some of the World’s top 100 Best Bar’s—Sweet Liberty Drinks,  Bodega Taqueria y Tequila and Bar La Real.

For those of us ringing in the new year at home, these cocktails are sure to be a hit with all your NYE guests.

Sweet Liberty’s Grasshopper 2.0

Sweet Liberty’s Grasshopper 2.0

Sweet Liberty’s Grasshopper 2.0

Photo by Michael Pisarri

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 oz. Tempus Fugit crème de menthe
  • 3/4 oz. Giffard white crème de cacao
  • 1/2 oz. Del Maguey ‘Vida’ mezcal
  • 1/4 oz. Branca Menta
  • bar spoon of absinthe
  • 1 1/4 oz. heavy cream

Preparation: Combine all ingredients with ice. Shake and strain on crushed ice into a double rocks glass. Cap with more crushed ice and garnish with grated dark chocolate and mint sprig.


Bodega Taqueria y Tequila’s Choco Lit

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila’s Choco Lit

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila’s Choco Lit

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Patron Añejo
  • 1/4 oz. simple syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 3 dashes chocolate mole bitters

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in mixing glass. Add ice. Stir roughly 30-45 seconds to fully combine ingredients with dilution. Strain over large cube ice rocks glass. Insert alongside cube. Elevate by adding a Hershey’s kiss and torching marshmallow.


E11EVEN Vodka’s Mi11k and Cookies

E11EVEN Vodka’s Mi11k and Cookies

Photo by Felipe Cuevas

E11EVEN Vodka’s Mi11k and Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. E11EVEN Vodka
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of pure vanilla flavor
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • pinch of cayenne pepper or chipotle powder
  • 1 tbsp. of coconut oil
  • Cookie of choice to top

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan, slowly bring to a simmer, stirring often. Serve warm in a mug and garnish with cookie crumbles.


Bar La Real's Gold Digger

Bar La Real’s Gold Digger

Bar La Real’s Gold Digger

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 oz. Kettle One
  • 1 oz. Gold Apricot Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Date Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Aloe Vera Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Topping Champagne Inspiration 1818
  • 1 spoon of Gold Powder
  • 1 spoon of Cantalupo Caviar
  • White feather pick, gooseberry with dry leaf cocoon (for garnish)

Preparation: Add all ingredients except for gold powder and cantaloupe caviar to a cocktail glass then, top with gold powder and cantaloupe caviar and stir gently to combine. Top with a white feather pick and gooseberry with a dry leaf.