Battle of the Dishes

Bacon in Your Egg Nog?! Nogtail Knockout: District vs. J&G Steakhouse

Although egg nog cocktails used to be somewhat of a seasonal staple in most bars around this time of year, craft cocktailing has seemed to make this tradition almost disappear entirely. The classification of egg nog cocktail just relies on booze plus nog, although the liquors paired with nog most frequently are cognac, brandy and rum. We've found two rum-based nogtails in town clinging onto this Christmas classic, while updating it with homemade egg nog, freshly ground spices and (wait for it, wait for it) bacon. While you can try them both through the end of the year, only one of these creamy concoctions will win the title of the holliest, jolliest X-mas drink.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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