Jack Frost Cocktail keeps Winter from Nipping At Your Nose

By on December 15, 2015

Around here,  we just have to pretend its winter because the temps hover around 60, but never mind.  We still want a Winter Cocktail for guests, and what could better than a Jack Frost.  Bottom’s up, folks.cocktail Jack Frost (1)

The cocktail infuses all of tastes and flavors of the season into this semi-sweet libation, bringing a piece of the winter to Scottsdale.

jade bar, a hot gathering spot for locals and guests of the award-winning Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, overlooks Paradise Valley for spectacular views. Both contemporary and chic, jade bar boasts a dynamic atmosphere where guests can enjoy delicious libations and irresistible culinary creations by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. A shaded patio features a gas fireplace for cool, Arizona desert evenings, as well as weekly live music. Known for its exceptional mixology and authentic backlit jade onyx drink rail jade bar  tantalizes guests with a menu of fun, fresh and delicious cocktails featuring hand-selected premium spirits with farm-fresh local fruits, herbs, vegetables and juices.


What’s better than a Jack Frost Cocktail?  Nothing.

jade bar at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain (Scottsdale, AZ)

Jack Frost

  • 1 ½ oz Laird’s Applejack
  • 1 oz Espresso
  • ½ oz cinnamon syrup
  • Float with peppermint cream
  • Garnish with freshly grated cinnamon
  • Serve in a coupe glass


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About Linda Eckhardt

Linda West Eckhardt, is an award winning journalist, food writer, and nutritionist. Her more than 20 cookbooks have garnered prizes including the James Beard prize for the best cookbook for a text she wrote with her daughter, Katherine West DeFoyd, entitled Entertaining 101, Doubleday. Their follow-up book, Stylish One Dish Dinners, Doubleday, was also nominated for a James Beard prize. Their next book, The High Protein Cookbook, Clarkson Potter, remains a best seller after 12 years. That book was designed to accompany low carb diet plans. Her ground-breaking book, Bread in Half The Time, Broadway Books, was named the Best Cookbook in America by the prestigious IACP, The Julia Child award. Her award winning radio work with Jennifer English, for a national show on the Food and Wine radio network, was nominated for a James Beard Prize for a show called, “I Know What You Ate Last Summer.”