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Turn up your Thanksgiving Feast with these Cocktails!

Whether you're drinking alone or with family and friends, Turn Up your Thanksgiving Feast with these cocktails.


 







Old Fashioned

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup

  • 1 teaspoon water

  • 2 dashes bitters

  • 1 cup ice cubes

  • 1 jigger (1.5 fluid ounce) bourbon whiskey

  • 1 slice orange

  • 1 maraschino cherry


Directions


Pour the simple syrup, water, and bitters into a whiskey glass. Stir to combine, then place the ice cubes in the glass. Pour bourbon over the ice and garnish with the orange slice and maraschino cherry.



 


Pumpkin Pie Martini

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 ounce Vanilla Vodka

  • 1 ounce Pumpkin Spice liqueur

  • 1/2 ounce Kahlua

  • 1/2 ounce Butterscotch Schnapps

  • 1/2 ounce half-and-half

  • Crushed graham crackers

  • Cinnamon stick (garnish)


Directions:


Add all liquids in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into large martini glass rimmed

with crushed graham crackers. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.




 

Mulled Cider

Ingredients:


  • 2 quarts apple cider

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 2 whole allspice berries

  • 2 whole cloves

  • 1 orange, thinly sliced


Directions:


Place all ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer. Divide among individual mugs and serve hot.


 

Spiced Wine

Ingredients:

  • 1 (750-ml) bottle red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 1 orange, zested and juiced

  • 4 whole cloves

  • 3 star anise

  • 4 oranges, peeled, for garnish


Directions:


Combine the wine, honey, cinnamon sticks, zest, juice, cloves and star anise in a

large saucepan, bring to a boil and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Pour into mugs,

add an orange peel to each and serve.


 


Spiked Coco

Ingredients:


  • 2 tbsp. chocolate syrup, plus more for drizzling

  • 4 oz. Baileys

  • 4 oz. chocolate liqueur

  • 4 oz. vodka

  • Ice

  • shaved chocolate (optional)


Directions:


Pour chocolate syrup onto a shallow plate. Dip rim of martini glasses into

chocolate syrup to coat rims. Drizzle the inside of each glass with chocolate

syrup. Combine Baileys, chocolate liqueur, and vodka in a large cocktail shaker. Fill

with ice and shake until thoroughly chilled, about 20 seconds. Divide evenly

between glasses. Top with shaved chocolate and serve.



 

Ginger Rosemary Cocktail

Ingredients

Syrup:

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • ⅓ cup packed fresh rosemary leaves

  • ⅓ cup coarsely chopped fresh ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Cocktails:

  • 1 cup gin

  • 1 cup rosemary-ginger simple syrup

  • 1 cup sparkling water

  • ½ cup fresh lime juice

Directions:


Bring all syrup ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Boil, stirring until sugar has dissolve, about 1 minute. Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, 1 hour at room temperature.

Strain through a fine-mesh sieve, pushing down on solids to extract as much liquid as possible. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Combine gin, 1 cup of the rosemary-ginger simple syrup, sparkling water, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Add ice cubes and shake until well-chilled. Strain 3/4 cup each into 8 glasses and serve.



Credits: Allrecipes, Food Network.

Disclaimer: Unum Craft Distillates does not claim any rights to recipes or photographs used.

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