10 Cocktails to Awaken Your Holiday Cheer

As the Christmas tunes begin to play and the gift shopping begins, what better way to end a long day than by sharing a holiday cocktail with friends or family? Try these cocktails for a festive friends night in and cozy up together, watch a movie, and sip a yummy drink. Enjoy!

Hot Buttered Rye

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Pretend you’re at Hogwarts this holiday season with this spicy drink.

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Jingle Juice

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A sweet drink that you can garnish with the all the candy canes that will accumulate on your desk this month.

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Cocoa Nog

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Chocolate + eggnog is the perfect combination of holiday tradition with a classically delicious twist.

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Cranberry Hot Toddy

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This vodka drink combines cranberry, a pinch of lemon and three tablespoons of honey for a warm drink with a light, fresh feel.

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Apple-Ale Wassail

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Cozy up by the fire with this apple cider cocktail. Wassail, wassail!

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Pumpkin Pie Martini

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If this drink doesn’t scream fun, what does? Pumpkin pie is one of the best pies ever and now it’s an alcoholic beverage. Amazing!

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Cocoa Raspberry Heaven

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Heaven is right when it comes to this drink, and if you drink 8 cups of it, just remember that the raspberries on top can be your fruit serving for the day.

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Hot Peppermint Rod

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If this drink’s candy cane coloring and garnish aren’t enough to get you in the holiday spirit, turn on Jingle Bells and this drink will definitely take you there.

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Capital Eggnog

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No drink properly epitomizes the holiday spirit quite like eggnog. Spice this recipe up with Praline or bourbon liqueur.

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Gingerbread Martini

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How awesome would it be to build a gingerbread house and drink a gingerbread martini at the same time? The perfect drink for a holiday-inspired arts and crafts night with your friends.

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Happy Holidays!

 

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