Whether you have been tasked with planning out your Christmas dinner drink menu or you just feel like getting holly and jolly on Dec. 25, venerable SUR-tenders Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix have you covered. In a new E! News video, the two Vanderpump Rules stars demonstrate how to make Christmas cocktails. With the help of Sandoval and Madix, you can make some cocktologist-approved boozy drinks that are sure to get you in the holiday spirits spirit.
SpoilSUR alert: Neither Sandoval nor Madix incorporate SUR’s famous goat cheese balls into their cocktails. I know. I know. How dare the iconic goat cheese balls not get into the holiday spirits spirit, right? Alas, it's probably for the best; deep-fried goat cheese and crème de menthe might be an intense combination. And yet, I was a little surprised that the Sexy Unique Dish wasn't part of the SURvers' beverages. I guess I thought one of the Pumpers might, I don't know, just smash a goat cheese ball on the brim of a glass as a garnish? And, uh, maybe put a miniature Santa hat on the goat cheese ball to make it festive? What can I say, I dream big.
Enough goat cheese ball talk, let's get to the the Pumpers' drinks: Madix's Holiday Mint Twist is a mint liqueur and vanilla vodka concoction, topped with whipped cream and Junior Mints. If you're looking for a cocktail that errs on the side of spicy, the St. Nick Kick may be the bev for you: Sandoval's drink includes chili chocolate Kahlúa, vodka, and chocolate shavings. I haven't tested this out, but I bet the Holiday Mint Twist is an excellent way to cool down your palette after you've had a St. Nick Kick. Like a glass of milk after half a dozen Sriracha-glazed goat cheese balls.
Do you want to make some Pump Rules-tastic holiday cocktails? Care to SURprise your fellow revelers with some SURpurb bevSURages that will SURely SURpass expectSURtions? (I'll stop myself there, but just know that I could do that all day.)
If you would like to learn what it takes to make some St. Nick Kicks and Holiday Mint Twists of your very own, watch Madix and Sandoval's tutorial over at E! Online.