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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


  • 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


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


  • 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)


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


  • 2 quarts apple cider

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 2 whole allspice berries

  • 2 whole cloves

  • 1 orange, thinly sliced


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


Spiced Wine


  • 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


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


  • 2 tbsp. chocolate syrup, plus more for drizzling

  • 4 oz. Baileys

  • 4 oz. chocolate liqueur

  • 4 oz. vodka

  • Ice

  • shaved chocolate (optional)


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



  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • ⅓ cup packed fresh rosemary leaves

  • ⅓ cup coarsely chopped fresh ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • 1 cup gin

  • 1 cup rosemary-ginger simple syrup

  • 1 cup sparkling water

  • ½ cup fresh lime juice


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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