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Rudolph's Red Nose Cocktail

‘Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry so why not host a “cocktail buffet party” this holiday season? 

Let guests know that they’re invited to the event by sending out a chic invitation designed by William Arthur to set the mood for your big bash.



The red and white striped ribbon adds a special element of fun so keep the creative vibe going by serving up one clever cocktail, such as Rudolph’s Red Nose! The drink is basically a twist on a traditional Manhattan martini, but by serving it in a low-ball glass you’ll automatically match the modern and sleek feel of the invitation you previously sent out.

And as the end of the song goes, Rudolph’s Red Nose Cocktail will surely have “everyone shouting out with glee!”



  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 3 dashes of bitters
  • Maraschino cherries

Combine bourbon, sweet vermouth and bitters in a cocktail shaker or glass.

Shake ingredients or stir vigorously.

Strain into a chilled glass.

Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Makes: 1 drink

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Jennifer Geddes
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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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