Guest post by Fine Wine & Good Spirits
Make your next holiday party shine with some of these dazzling twists on traditional cocktails. Because no party is complete without a signature drink, good friends and family. So mix up the flavor and pour on the fun this holiday season.
Berry Merry Holiday Cocktail
Combine first four ingredients shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with club soda.
Cinnamon Maple Whiskey Sour
- 1 ½ oz Bulleit Bourbon
- 1 oz fresh lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp maple syrup
- 1 pinch ground cinnamon
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.
Pear & Thyme Fizz
- ¼ c Grand Marnier Liqueur
- 2 c apple juice
- 1 pear, very thinly sliced
- 12 sprigs fresh thyme, plus more for garnish
- 1-750 mL bottle Veuve Clicquot Champagne Brut
Combine first four ingredients in a large pitcher. Stir gently and chill for 2–4 hours. Divide mixture between six flutes, discarding thyme. Top each glass with Champagne. Garnish with a sprig of fresh thyme, if desired.
After mixing up the cocktails, it’s time to wrap up the fun and create your own sangria gift set. Want to know how? Follow this step-by-step DIY video:
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