By InStyle Staff
Updated Jan 14, 2015 @ 7:01 am
Cranberry Claus Cocktail
Credit: Johnny Miller

Andrew Noye, mixologist at the award-winning Blackberry Farm resort in Tennessee, created this sweet-tart cocktail that you'll want to sip all winter long.

The Cranberry Claus

Serves: 1


2 oz. bourbon (try Old Fitzgerald bourbon or other light-style bourbon)½ oz. St. Germain liqueur2 oz. Cranberry Purée (recipe below)


1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass.

2. Garnish with frozen cranberries and popcorn on a pick.

Cranberry Purée

Makes: 2 cups


1 12-oz. bag frozen cranberries1½ cup sugar3 whole cloves1 cinnamon stick1 orange, zested2 oz. bourbon


1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

2. Remove cinnamon stick, pour mixture into a blender, and purée until smooth.

3. Strain and chill.