What goes Best with a Thanksgiving Day spread? Cocktails, of course! From the warmth of cinnamon and pumpkin to the crispness of fruits and exotic liqueurs, you’ll enjoy these delectable elixers to start your holidays off right!
Pie In The Sky – 1 slice of apple, chopped or sliced,
4 ounces apple cider,
2 ounces pear nectar,
3 ounces ginger ale,
1 ½ ounces apple pie vodka,
Brown sugar for rim | Combine apple cider, pear nectar, vodka and ginger ale in shaker and stir until well-blended. Rim the glass with brown sugar. Place apple slice inside glass. Pour into ice-filled glass and garnish with a sprig of rosemary.
Figgy Stardust – 1 fresh fig, quartered,
1 tablespoon fig jam,
Juice of ¼ lemon,
¾ tablespoon honey,
2 ounces vodka,
Sliced fresh fig, as optional garnish | Muddle the figs, jam, lemon juice and honey in a cocktail shaker untile the figs are mostly broken down. Add ice and vodka, and shake the mixture vigorously until chilled. Strain into martini glasses and garnish with slices of fresh fig.
I Fall To Pieces – 1 ½ ounces amaro,
½ ounce cynar,
¾ ounce triple sec,
¾ ounce fresh lime juice,
Orange wheel for garnish | Add all ingredients except the soda water into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice. Top with the soda water. Garnish with an orange wheel.
See You Latte – 8 ounces strong brewed coffee,
1 ounce vanilla vodka,
½ ounce cinnamon whiskey,
½ – 1 ounce pumpkin pie spice coffee creamer,
Whipped cream, caramel and cinnamon for garnish
Add coffee, vodka and creamer to a mug and mix until smooth. Top with whipped cream and caramel drizzle. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon.