Anyone need a drink right now? Because I know I certainly do (festive cocktails, please!). Cocktails are necessary to survive the holiday season. It’s a fact. It’s science. Google it.
But you don’t just want to drink, you want to get into the holiday spirit, too, right? Okay, maybe you just want to drink, but it’s more fun (and so is holiday-planning) when you get a little festive, and there are better ways to do that than playing Christmas music eight weeks too early.
So put that Mariah Carey Merry Christmas album away until at least December 1. We’ve got the answer that will give you a buzz and a bit of holiday cheer. All you have to do is upgrade your typical martini or margarita or cheapest-vodka-you-can-find drink with some holiday flavor. These delicious drinks are also perfect for holiday parties (or solo nights), so get your cheer on!
This recipe gives your favorite classic drink a festive twist. Have a couple and then try to say the drink’s name five times fast. Dublitini martini, Dublintini martini, Dublintini martini, Dublintini marti…
What you’ll need: Irish whiskey, sour apple schnapps, white cranberry juice, green apple slice, lemon twist
When you’re friends rave about their pumpkin spice lattes, you can brag about your pumpkin evening drink. This pumpkin fizz is so tasty and, even better, pretty easy to make.
What you’ll need: honey, brown sugar, pumpkin puree, lemon, bourbon, ginger beer