The holidays make for the perfect time for a drink. Whether it’s to enjoy the holidays with family and friends or to destress after a busy day of shopping, a drink is the perfect holiday companion. While the classics are always a good bet, why not get festive? After all, it is that time of year. Try making them colorful holiday cocktails to express the season or capture the flavors of the season.
All you need to do is find a few perfect holiday cocktails for you and your guests.
Ginger is one of those holiday flavors that has become a classic. We even build little houses out of gingerbread cookies. The Gingerbell Cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays.
Candy Cane Cocktail
Another icon of the season is the candy cane. That stripped, minty candy makes the perfect flavor for a cocktail. Share this Candy Cane Cocktail with family and friends this season.
Sometimes during the winter season brings the cold to the holidays. That’s when you need a good drink to warm your spirits as well as keep you from the cold. The Irish Coffee is a classic drink that will do both.
Retro Rum Punch
Why not serve a classic drink during your next holiday party? Retro Rum Punch is the perfect recipe for those classic holiday parties. Not to mention the reminiscing you’ll do around the punch bowl.
This is not your child’s favorite eggnog, this is for the adults only. When shopping for foods for the holidays, you will surely notice an entire section of the dairy aisle has been dedicated to eggnog, that’s because it’s a great holiday beverage. Turn it into an adult drink, an Eggnog Martini.
Slow-Cooker Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate
This one requires tools you may not have thought of when making a cocktail. Throw all the ingredients into a slow-cooker and when done, you’ll have a drink that you will want, again and again, the Slow-Cooker Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate.
Some of us know of Jungle Juice, well this recipe is sort of like that. The difference is this was has a holiday spin. Serve Jingle Juice in a big punch bowl during your celebration.
Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco
This drink is a glass of bubbly deliciousness. The lightness of this drink makes it perfect for the summer, but the colors make it even better for the holidays. The Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco is your next favorite on your list of holiday cocktails.
While the Grinch may not have always been on board to celebrate Christmas, his heart eventually grew three sizes that day. One way to honor that growth is to warm your own with The Grinch Cocktail.
Warm Apple Pie Cocktail
There is little option for something more American than the apple pie. The great thing about apple pie is it works all year ‘round. So throw that classic American taste into a great holiday cocktail, the Warm Apple Pie Cocktail.
No matter which drink you choose, you’ll surely impress everyone. Share a drink before going to a holiday event, or make the drinks THE holiday event. While celebrating the holidays is great fun, be sure to celebrate and drink responsibly with these holiday cocktails. Happy Holidays!