Merry-Mariposa Holiday CoctailTis the season for celebrating with friends and family and getting into the holiday spirit. Winter is here yet we’re still cruising at Mariposa Cruises and giving the gift of delicious holiday inspired cocktails behind our bars. Our feature drink this month is certain to become a holiday classic when you serve it up to your guests.

Our Featured drink is the Merry Mariposa Holiday Cocktail.

This festive cocktail is full of holiday cheer and the flavours of the yuletide season like Christmas cookies with a hint of peppermint.  It’s rosy hue and warm finish is best enjoyed while celebrating with family and friends aboard one of our Festive Holiday Dinner cruises or our New Year’s Eve cruises out on the dazzling Toronto Harbour.

Here is our step-by-step guide to making your own Merry Mariposa Holiday Cocktail at home:

What you’ll need:

½ oz Vodka,
½ oz Crème de Cacao
½ oz Goldschlager
3 dashes grenadine
Candy Cane


Step 1: Add Vodka.

Step 2: Add Crème de Cacao

Step 3: Add Goldschlager

Step 4: Add 3 dashes of grenadine

Step 5: Shake well. Add ice and shake well again 

Step 6: Strain into a martini glass

Step 7: Add Sprite.

Step 8: Garnish with a small candy cane.

Step 9: The most important step – Enjoy!

If this sounds like too much work, our Mariposa bartenders will be more than happy to make you a scrumptious Merry Mariposa Holiday Cocktail when you come aboard any of our cruises.

Join us for a scenic dining cruise,  during the holiday season and enjoy the festive cheer of a Merry Mariposa Holiday Cocktail.