Did you know that South Jersey is one of the few places where cranberries grow naturally?

So, it’s a natural fit for Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City to showcase this autumnal favorite in some of their must mix cocktails for fall.


Cranberry Pomegranate Margarita garnished with Pomegranate Seeds & Fresh Cranberries w/Lime Wedge. Atlantic City, NJ. August 11, 2021 (Kristian Gonyea, For The Press of Atlantic City)

Cranberry Pomegranate Margarita

Cranberry Pomegranate Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Blanco Tequila
  • 1 oz. Orange Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. Pomegranate Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Cranberry Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice

Preparation: Combine ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake vigorously. Strain straight up or serve over fresh ice in a Margarita glass. Garnish with both pomegranate seeds and fresh cranberries (with a lime wedge) add combination of garnish on cocktail pick.


Classic Hot Toddy

Classic Hot Toddy

Classic Hot Toddy

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. bourbon or rye whiskey
  • 1 oz. maple syrup or honey
  • 4 oz. Hot Water
  • 1 oz. Freshly Squeezed Lemon

Preparation: Combine ingredients directly into Teacup or glass. Fully stir ingredients with cocktail spoon. Add Cinnamon stick garnish to cup or glass, while propping 2 sliced lemon wheels on rim.


Apple Cinnamon Moscow Mule

Apple Cinnamon Moscow Mule

Apple Cinnamon Moscow Mule

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Citrus Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Freshly Squeezed Lime
  • 3 oz. Ginger Beer
  • 3 oz. Apple Cider
  • 1 dash Ground Cinnamon

Preparation: Add 1 1/2 oz. Citrus Vodka, 3oz of Apple Cider, 1/2 oz. of Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice, and a dash of Ground Cinnamon to mixing glass. Add ice to mixing glass and shake vigorously. Strain over fresh crushed ice in Mule Tin. Top off cocktail with 3 oz. Ginger Beer. Garnish with Cinnamon stick as well as a pick with Apple Slice and Lime Wheel.


Pistachio Martini 

Pistachio Martini

Pistachio Martini 

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Disaronno Amaretto
  • 1 oz. Bailys Irish Cream
  • splash of Blue Curacao
  • Light Chocolate Rim with crushed pistachios

Preparation: Add 1 oz. of Disaronno Amaretto, 1 oz. Baileys Irish Cream and a splash of Blue Curacao to mixing glass. Add ice to mixing glass and shake vigorously. Strain straight up into Martini glass or Coupe that has been rimmed with Light Chocolate and Crushed Pistachios.