Sweater weather is here! Whether you’re entertaining or curled up by the fireplace with friends, one thing’s for sure: a boozy cocktail in hand is sure to warm you up this holiday season.
Below are some of our favorite and simple holiday cocktails!
Sparkling Pumpkin Spice Cocktail
Recipe Credit: Sparkling Ice
- 2 oz honey whiskey
- ½ oz lemon juice
- 1 tbsp pumpkin puree
- 4 oz Sparkling Ice Crisp Apple
- Whipped cream
- Pumpkin pie spice
Pour whiskey, lemon juice, and pumpkin puree into a cocktail shaker with the ice and shake. Strain into a rocks glass and float with Sparkling Ice Crisp Apple. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice.
Orange Cinnamon Blossom
Recipe Credit: Santa Margherita
- 1 bottle of Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG
- 1/2 lemon
- 1/2 orange
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 whole cloves
- 3 whole allspice
- 2 cinnamon sticks
Rinse lemon and orange and thinly slice them, discarding seeds; quarter the orange slices. Put fruit in a 4- to 5-quart pan. Add honey, sugar (use the smaller amount if you prefer drinks on the tart side, the larger if you want a sweeter flavor), cloves and allspice. With a knife, cut the cinnamon sticks lengthwise into thinner strips. Add cinnamon and 2 cups water to pan; bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and boil gently for 5 minutes. Pour Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG into hot citrus base and heat until steaming, about 8 minutes. Keep warm over low heat. Ladle into heatproof cups or wineglasses.
Ginger Apple Cooler
- 2 oz. Crown Royal Regal Apple
- 1 tsp. Maple Syrup
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- Brooklyn Crafted Extra Spicy Ginger Beer, to fill
- Garnish with Candied Ginger
Combine Whiskey, maple syrup, lemon juice and ice in a cocktail shaker; shake vigorously. Serve topped with ginger beer and garnish with candied ginger.