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On the First Day of Christmas, the Bartender Mixed for Me…


If you’re looking for a creative and delicious way to celebrate this holiday season, Downtown Berkeley’s FIVE has you set. From December 13 through Christmas day, the modern American bistro and bar located at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza will be counting down the days with a new festive and artisan cocktail every night. Each one is inspired by the classic English Christmas carol, “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” So get creative this holiday season—there’s more out there than just the classic eggnog and mulled wine. Drop by and see which suits you better: Three French Hens, or a Partridge in a Pear Tree (CLICK HERE for the recipe).

FIVE, in the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, 5-11 p.m., Cocktails start at $10, (510) 225-6055, five-berkeley.com

A Partridge In a Pear Tree
Sparkling Pear | pear vodka & champagne

Two Turtle Doves
Turtle Dove Martini | Godiva chocolate, vodka, Chambord, & lemon juice

Three French Hens
French 75 | champagne, gin, & lemon juice

Four Calling Birds
Calling Bird| Famous Grouse, amaretto, champagne, orange juice, & cranberry juice

Five Golden Rings
Golden Five | rum, pineapple juice, lemon juice, gold flakes

Six Geese A Laying
Grey Goose Martini | Grey Goose & triple sec

Seven Swans A Swimming
7&5 | 7, aperol, lemon juice & sprite

Eight Maids A Milking
Vanilla Cream | vanilla vodka, kahlua, & cream

Nine Ladies Dancing
Cosmopolitan | vodka, triple sec, & lime juice

Ten Lords A Leaping
10 Lords Press | crown, ginger ale, & soda water

Eleven Pipers Piping
Pipermint Chocolate Martini | Godiva, vodka, kahlua, amaretto, & peppermint stick

Twelve Drummers Drumming
Hot Chocolate Drum | house hot chocolate, Godiva, goslings rum, frangelico

Partridge in a Pear Tree

¾ oz  Pear vodka
¾ oz  Goslings rum
½  oz  Lemon juice
½ oz  Simple syrup
Float  Champagne (kenwood)
Garnish  Pear slice

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