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Holiday “Skinny” Cocktails Under 200 Calories by SKYY Vodka & X-Rated Fusion Liqueur

December 06, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Celebrating this holiday season doesn’t mean you have pack on the pounds.  Instead of ordering your usual round of beers, opt for these low-calorie SKYY Vodka and X-Rated Fusion Liqueur cocktails that are 200 calories or less per serving. These cocktails are sure to keep your taste buds tingling and your waistline shrinking.

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Basil Gimlet

Basil Gimlet
By Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster

2 ounces SKYY Vodka
1 ounce lemon juice
3/4 ounce honey solution (1:1 honey and hot water)
5 small basil leaves

Fill shaker with ice and all ingredients. Shake vigorously. Strain and serve in a martini glass garnished with basil.

Skinny X-Rated Nog
By Travis London

1.5 oz. X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
.75 oz. Rice Milk
.5 oz. Honey Syrup
Fresh Blackberries

In a cocktail shaker, shake all ingredients except the blackberries and cinnamon in a shaker. Top with blackberries for garnish.

Lighter Cider
By Travis London

1.5 oz. X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
.25 oz. Campari
1 oz. Apple-Cranberry Sparkling Cider
2 slices of Asian Pear
Juice of half a Lime
Fresh Cranberries

Muddle one pear slice in a cocktail shaker then add the X-Rated Fusion Liqueur, Campari and lime juice with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a wine glass and top with sparkling apple-cranberry cider. Place cranberries on top for garnish.


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