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I've partnered with Dixie Vodka for my Drink of the Week. I'll be giving you recipes of my favorite Dixie Vodka drinks. See this week's drink plus past weeks below and check back every Friday for more!

Special thanks to these retailers: BottlesDante's SpiritsBill's Liquors and Fine Wine6 Mile Spirits, Burris Liquor Store, Forsberg's Fine Wine and SpiritsClarey's LiquorsCarolina Spirits, Seven Star Liquors, and Egan's Spirits.

February 17th - Boykin Spaniel feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
1/2 oz Lime Juice
4 oz Fresh squeezed Grapefruit Juice

Salt the rim of a collins glass and build cocktail over ice. 

Retailer: Carolina Spirits on Dorchester Road, Old Trolly Road, and Rivers Ave.

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February 10th - Savannah Nights feat. Dixie Mint Vodka

2 oz Dixie Mint Vodka
2 oz Crème de Cacao white
2 oz Heavy Cream

Shake and strain to martini glass, garnish by grating dark chocolate over the top. 

Retailer: River Towne Spirits, Mount Pleasant

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February 3rd - The Oyster Shooter feat Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

1 oz Dixie Black Pepper
1/4 oz lemon juice
1/4 oz hot sauce
1/2 oz bloody mary mix

Retailer: Forseberg's Fine Wine and Spirits, James Island

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January 27th - The Cooper River feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
4 oz Cranberry
1 oz Grapefruit Juice

Build over ice and garnish with a lime.

Retailer: Bottles in Mount Pleasant

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January 20th - The Charleston Mule feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

2 oz Dixie Southern
1/2 oz lime juice
2 dashes orange biters
4 oz local Cannonborough Ginger Beer

Build in copper mug, garnish with orange wheel

Retailer: Bill’s Liquors and Fine Wine in Summerville

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January 13th - Southern Sunrise feat. Dixie Vodka

1 oz Dixie Vodka
3 oz champagne
1 muddled peach
2 oz orange juice ice

Shake ingredients, then strain into a highball glass with ice. Top with 3 oz champagne.

Retailer: Bill's Liquors and Fine Wine in Summerville, Beaufort, and Bluffton

 

January 6th - Chili Bloody Mary feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

2 oz Dixie Black Pepper Vodka
6 oz bloody mary mix
1/4 tsp chili oil
Juice of 1/4 lemon

Pour over ice, garnish with celery salt & black pepper. Retailer: Carolina Spirits in Summerville, Dorchester Road, and Rivers Avenue

December 30th - Bon Vivant Beauregard feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

1 oz Dixie Citrus
1/2 oz Aperol
1 dash bitters (I like Fee brothers bitters, but whatever y’all have on hand will do!)
Topped with Soda

Build over ice, garnish with cranberries and an orange wheel rested on top

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December 23rd - Dixie Mint Hot Chocolate feat. Dixie Mint Vodka

*Large batch cocktail. Perfect for entertaining

In a large crockpot, prepare hot chocolate as follows:

1 half gallon whole milk
1 cup heavy cream
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup hershey’s cocoa powder
1 tsp Vanilla extract PLUS 1 whole vanilla pod

Whisk together in crock pot, add 1 bag semi sweet chocolate chips, cook on high setting for 1 hour, stirring every for 20 minutes

Reduce to low setting and this can sit for several hours

Before serving, add 1 full bottle of Dixie Mint Vodka, stir

Ladle and serve as guests arrive, garnish with a mini candy cane

*Not entertaining tonight? For a single serving use 1 package Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate (or Starbucks brand), prepared according to the package plus one shot of Dixie Mint.

Watch the video here.

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December 16th - Santa's Punch feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

*Why bring a side dish to your holiday party, when you can bring punch!
*Frozen cranberries keep for about a year! Reuse these for your NYE cocktail!

In a large punch bowl, combine

1 Bottle Dixie Citrus Vodka
1/2 Bottle Simply Cranberry Cocktail
1/2 Bottle Simply Apple Juice
1 Liter Club Soda

Float Orange Wheels, Apple Slices (in circles, to show the star the seeds make), and frozen cranberries

(For one drink, 1.5 oz Dixie Citrus, 2 oz Cranberry, 2 oz Apple and top with club soda, garnish as desired)

Watch the video here.

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December 9th - Southern Eggnog feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

*lighten up your eggnog and use vodka instead!

1 oz Dixie Vodka
3/4 oz Amaretto (I like Luxardo!)
2 1/2 oz premade eggnog mix

Shake, strain to fresh ice, garnish with grated nutmeg

Watch the video here.

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December 2nd - Pink House Piazza feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

1 oz Dixie Black Pepper
3/4 oz Giffard Pamplemouse Liqueur
3/4 oz lime juice

Shake vigorously, strain to fresh ice, top with Blenheims ginger ale (spicy), garnish with whole peppercorn

Watch the video here

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November 25th - Santa's Little Helper feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

2 oz Dixie Citrus Vodka
2 oz Kahlua
1 oz Cream
1 oz Simple Syrup

Shake with ice and strain to serve in shot glasses, serves 4

Perfect for Black Friday shopping!

Watch the video here!

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November 18th - Pumpkin Spice Martini feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
1 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream
1 oz (2 Tbsp) pumpkin puree
1/5 oz simple syrup
1/8 oz Vanilla Extract
1/4 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice

Shake vigorously and serve UP

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November 11th - The Dixie Hero feat. Dixie Vodka

1 oz Dixie Vodka
1 oz Dry Vermouth
4 oz cold apple juice (Simply Apple brand)

Build in collins glass, garnish with a rosemary sprig.

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October 21st - The Dixie Tide feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

1.0 oz. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka
1.5 oz. A1:F14 juice
0.5 oz. simple syrup
2-4 oz. dry hard cider

Combine first three ingredients in a shaker tin over ice. Hard shake and pour into rocks glass with one large ice cube. Top with cider and serve.

Retailer: Bill's Liquors and Fine Wine in Summerville, Beaufort, and Bluffton

October 14th - The Spicy Buck feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

1.5 oz Dixie Black Pepper Vodka
4 oz ginger beer
1/4 tsp pickled jalapeño juice
add splash of soda
juice of 1/4 lime

Stir, garnish with pickled jalapeño slice.

Retailer: Egan's Liquors, Daniel Island & IOP Connector

October 7th - The Dixie Tiger Paw feat. Dixie Vodka

2 oz Dixie Vodka
.5 oz St. Germain
1 oz Mango Puree (can substitute with mango juice)
1 Lemon Wedge, Squeezed and discarded

Shake and pour into mason jar, top with soda, garnish with sliver of dried mango.

Retailer: Seven Star Liquors, James Island

September 23rd - The Orange Bullet feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

Fill glass with ice; combine:
20z Dixie Citrus Vodka
2oz orange juice
4oz ginger beer
Juice of 1/4 lime

Stir, garnish with orange slice.

Retailer: Clarey's Liquors, Mount Pleasant 

September 16th - Dixie Derby feat. Dixie Mint Vodka

2 oz Dixie Mint Vodka
8 oz ice 4 oz Coca-Cola
1 tsp superfine sugar

Blend all ingredients in blender. Pour into rocks class, garnish with mint leaf.

Retailer: Forsebergs's James Island locations

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September 9th - Dixie Firefly feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

1.5 oz Dixie Black Pepper Vodka
1.0 oz ruby red grapefruit juice
.75 oz lime juice
.50 oz simple syrup

Shake and pour over ice. Garnish with a fresh jalapeno.

Retailer: Burris, Mount Pleasant

September 2nd - Just A Pinch Punch feat. Dixie Mint Vodka

2 oz Dixie Mint Vodka
Top with Ice Tea or Iced Tea & Lemonade
Add ice

Garnish with mint sprig and/or lemon slice.

Retailer: Six Mile Spirits, Mount Pleasant

August 19th - Dixie Days feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

2 oz. Dixie Citrus Vodka
4 oz. red grapefruit juice
1 slice jalapeño

Shake with ice, pour into glass & top with soda.

Retailer: Dante's Spirits, Mount Pleasant

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August 12th - Fine-N-Dandy feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

Muddle 2 strawberries in tumbler
2 oz. Dixie Citrus Vodka
Juice from ¼ lemon
4 basil leaves, torn

Shake with ice and top with soda.

Retailer: Bottles, Mount Pleasant

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August 5th - Whistlin' Watermelon feat. Dixie Vodka

2 oz Dixie Vodka
5 cups cut up watermelon—remove seeds
2 cups ice
3 oz margarita mix

Put all in blender, serve in glass with salted rim.

Retailer: Bottles, Mount Pleasant

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