One of the best perks about the holidays is getting everyone together and bonding over food and drink. No matter if you have an upcoming office party or a home dinner planned, these 6 cocktails are sure to brighten everyone’s spirits and make the night merry.
- Cranberry Orange Bourbon
Bourbon is great for holiday drinks, it’s bold and pairs nicely with so many things. This cocktail is a great example! Made with fresh squeezed orange juice, orange ginger syrup, brandied cranberries, and bitters. This drink is fresh and crisp, perfect for sipping amongst friends.
- Cinnamon Apple Whiskey Sour
This cocktail is the embodiment of the holidays! With cinnamon, apples, and rosemary, this whiskey drink is sure to warm you right up! Garnish with a slice of apple and a sprig of rosemary for a truly lovely presentation.
- Caramel Snickerdoodle Martini
If you love martinis, this holiday take on the classic drink is going to make you want to sing carols! With caramel, cinnamon, and whipped cream, this sweet drink is heaven in a cup. Dip the rims in caramel and brown sugar for a delicious and cute element.
- Boozy Butterbeer Punch
Fan of Harry Potter? The famous butterbeer drink gets a boozy twist with some vanilla vodka! This sweet drink is perfect for anyone that likes the wizarding world and has a sweet tooth. With notes of brown sugar, rich butter, and butterscotch, this holiday cocktail is a real punch! Be sure to serve in a beer mug.
- Baileys Coffee Slushie
It’s hard to beat the delicious taste of Baileys–especially during the holidays! This cold cocktail drink is frothy chocolaty heaven! Best of all? The ice cubes are made with cold brew coffee so your drink stays strong and cold throughout the night.
- Chai Spiced White Russian
Another classic drink with a twist, this white Russian is made with infused vodka! Let a few chai tea bags sit in a pitcher of vodka for about 2 hours in your fridge. Then assemble your drink by adding coffee flavored liqueur and half and half to the pitcher. Serve chilled over ice with cinnamon sticks and star anise as garnish.