White Christmas Cocktail

Dec 1, 2023

The White Christmas Cocktail is a delightful peppermint cocktail that embodies the exhilaration and joy of engaging in snow-filled activities. So, it’s perfect during the holiday season. For the culturally gay man, this cocktail is a symbol of fun, adventure, spirit, and camaraderie. All of which winter activities brings. Therefore, It reminds us of the importance of embracing joy and creating memorable moments together. Even on a cold winter’s day. 

The White Christmas Cocktail is a festive drink and invitation to enjoy the thrill of winter sports and activities. The adrenaline rush of downhill skiing. Snowboarding to the serene beauty of cross-country skiing. Each activity offers a unique way to experience winter. For our community, these activities are not just about physical enjoyment. Rather, expressing our zest for life and shared experiences.

Creating Memories in the Snow Over Peppermint Cocktails

Winter activities like sledding, ice skating, and playful snowball fights bring out the child in all of us. They offer an opportunity to connect with friends and loved ones, creating memories that last a lifetime. The White Christmas Cocktail, with its peppermint flavor, complements these moments. It adds a touch of sweetness and festivity to our gatherings.

As we sip on the White Christmas Cocktail, we’re reminded that joy can exist on the coldest, darkest days. It doesn’t matter if you’re making snow angels or sharing laughs over a friendly snowball fight. These activities foster a sense of community and belonging. They are essential aspects of the gay community’s ethos.

The holiday season can sometimes be challenging. But engaging in fun snow-filled activities with a delicious peppermint cocktail in hand can turn cold days into warm memories. It’s about finding joy in each moment and creating a sense of warmth and inclusion.

The White Christmas Cocktail is a toast to the vibrant spirit of the gay community during the holiday season. It’s about celebrating our resilience. Our capacity for joy. Our ability to turn even the coldest days into opportunities for fun, laughter, and unity.

How to Make the White Christmas Cocktail

  • 1 oz Stoli Gold
  • ½ oz peppermint schnapps
  • 2 oz milk

Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with a candy cane.

Enjoy and drink responsibly.

The Spirit of Change

Sustainability, LGBTQ, diversity, and injustice are core pillars of Stoli. The original vodka recipe was developed in 1938, and by 1948 it was being made and bottled in Latvia, where the award-winning Stoli lineup is made to this day. Stoli has a long, rich history of supporting the LGBTQ community, when in 1991 Stoli became one of the first spirit brands to actively champion LGBTQ issues on global equality, visibility, and acceptance for all. In 1997, Stoli was purchased by Yuri Shefler, transforming Stoli into a vertically integrated company, which lead to Putin waging a war in 2000 for the vodka trademark, which has been unsuccessful. 

In 2018, Stoli commemorated the 40th anniversary of Harvey Milk being the first openly gay elected official in California, by launching the limited edition, individually numbered, Harvey Milk Limited Edition bottle, with proceeds going to the Harvey Milk Foundation LGBGTQ programming in Eastern Europe and the Baltic nations. Proudly Latvian, Stoli has affirmed their ongoing support of Ukraine and is steadfast in denouncing Russia’s aggression on the sovereign nation. Stoli’s spirit continue to inspire to create a better future for all.

Brian Webb

Brian Webb

Author

Brian Webb is the founder and editor-in-chief of HomoCulture, a celebrated content creator, and winner of the prestigious Mr. Gay Canada – People’s Choice award. An avid traveler, Brian attends Pride events, festivals, street fairs, and LGBTQ friendly destinations through the HomoCulture Tour. He has developed a passion for discovering and sharing authentic lived experiences, educating about the LGBTQ community, and using both his photography and storytelling to produce inspiring content. Originally from the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia, Brian now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. His personal interests include travel, photography, physical fitness, mixology, drag shows.

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