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In honor of Elvis’s would-be 75th birthday this Friday, January 8th, Three-O Vodka has put together a few cocktail recipes that will help you remember “The King.”

Jailhouse on the Rocks
2 oz. Three-O Mango Vodka
4 oz. Iced Tea
Mix in a glass filled with ice and garnish with lemon wedge
Blue Suede Shooters
1 ½ oz. Three-O Cherry Vodka
¼ oz. black raspberry liqueur
¼ Blue Curacao
Shake with ice and strain into a shot glass

All Shook Up
3 oz. Three-O Grape Vodka
½ oz. Blue Curacao
½ oz. grenadine
Splash club soda
Shake first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into a martini glass. Splash club soda and garnish with an orange wedge.
The Hound Dog2 oz. Three-O Tomato Vodka
Top with Bloody Mary mix
Add a few dashes of hot sauce and sliced jalapenos
Mix in a glass filled with ice and garnish with speared peppers

For a more complete celebration, try pairing your cocktails with some of Presley’s favorite foods – peanut butter & banana sandwiches, sweet potatoes, cheeseburgers, and burnt bacon.

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start planning your party menu.  Make celebrating a cinch with these easy-to-mix cocktails from Ketel One vodka, Bushmills Irish Whiskey, and Baileys Irish Cream.  These drinks are sure to get your guests in the holiday spirit:

Sugar and Spice
1 ounce Ketel Citroen Vodka
1 ounce Cranberry Juice 1/2 ounce Lime
3/4 ounce Honey syrup
Dash of St. Elizabeth All Spice Dram

1.  Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
2.  Add ice and shake vigorously.
3.  Strain into a sugar rimmed martini glass.

Bushmills Maple Nut Egg Nog
1 1/2 ounces Bushmills Irish Whiskey
1/2 ounces Hazelnut Flavored Liqueur
1 1/2 ounces Cream
1 ounces Maple Syrup
1 Whole Egg

1.  Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
2.  Add ice and shake vigorously.
3.  Strain into a Collins glass and garnish with grated Nutmeg.

Baileys Peppermint Cream
2 ounces Baileys with a hint of Mint Chocolate
4 ounces hot chocolate
Fresh whipped cream
Candy cane
Mint leaf

1. Crush candy cane with the back of a spoon.
2. Pour hot chocolate and Baileys into a coffee mug.
3. Top with a dollop of whipped cream.
4. Sprinkle crushed candy cane on top.
5. Garnish with mint leaf?

Also, do you need a last minute gift for a spirits enthusiast this season? Cross them off your list by picking up a Ketel One gift set complete with a bottle of Ketel One and a stainless steel cocktail shaker for a suggested retail price of $23.

The holiday party season is in full swing and with it comes mistletoe, tree lightings and of course cocktails! When planning celebrations, Hood River Distillers recommends making the drink menu creative and seasonal with concoctions that highlight a party’s theme and set a festive tone:

SnowPak: This layered cocktail packs in three distinct flavors to warm guests up. Select your favorite tall, narrow, clear glass, preferably a liqueur glass, chilled carefully. Layer in this order:

1/2 ounce Monarch coffee liqueur
1/2 ounce Knickers Irish Cream
1/2 ounce ULLR Nordic Libation

chambord cocktail recipes fashion weekNot everyone is fortunate enough to get into the tents at Fall Fashion Week.  But at least you can have a taste of the event with a Chambord cocktail.
Chambord is the official liqueur of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for the fourth consecutive year in the Bryant Park tents. So, mix up your own batch of your favorite fashionable cocktail, kick up your stilettos and enjoy the shows  from your computer!
Chambord® French Martini
1½ oz vodka
½ oz Chambord
3 oz pineapple juice
Shake ingredients with ice
And strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with a lemon twist.
Chambord® Lemonade
1½ oz vodka
½ oz Chambord
3 oz sugar free lemonade
Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a tall glass.
Garnish with fresh berries or a lemon.
Chambord® Velvet Elvis
2 oz Jack Daniel’s® Tennessee Whiskey
1 oz Chambord
2 oz sweet and sour
Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with a lemon twist.

watermelon drinkInstead of reaching for that ordinary glass of champagne this summer, try “watermelon-ade Sangria,” as a healthy, tasty cocktail:

3 bottles of Watermelon HINT water
1 orange, peeled and broken into sections
2 bananas peeled and sliced right before making the sangria
2 cups of seedless grapes, cut into halves
1 bottle of champagne

FYI – HINT water has no added sugar or preservatives.

Leighton meester 2009 mtv movie awards

Leighton Meester hit the red carpet at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards in a daringly sexy Emilio De La Morena cut-out dress. 

If you’d like to recreate the look of your favorite Gossip Girl for less, visit  The garment is $385  and is a perfect summer cocktail dress.

Marvelous Girls get 20 percent off your spring dresses!

Ditch the Easter bonnet and instead opt for a spring dress from this holiday.  From now until Easter Sunday, marvelous girls get 20 percent off their spring dress purchases. 

I recommend one of the three garments below.  Whether its dinner with the girls or a cocktail party at sunset, these dresses will let everyone know you’re a true fashionista.

Tip:  Don’t forget a rockin’ pair of earrings and some open-toed heels.

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