Food & Drink

Hartford Restaurants Shaking Up Special Winterfest Drinks

These aren't just cocktails, they're cocktails for a cause.

Now until Feb. 1, Salute, City Steam, Vaughn's, Black-Eyed Sally's and Peppercorn's are offering special winter-themed cocktails, with 10 percent of each drink going to Hartford Winterfest to improve the event in years to come.
Meet three of the bartenders shaking things up:

About the cocktails:
Ingredients featured in the different cocktails include such seasonal favorites as Vermont maple syrup, house-made Irish cream, eggnog and cranberry. The drinks come hot or served on the rocks, shaken and stirred. All of the cocktails are made with locally produced Onyx Moonshine, which is based out of East Hartford. Here's a gallery of the cocktails, including this Irish Tonic from Vaughn's.

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