5 Christmas Cocktails to Deck the Freakin’ Halls

During the holidays, I probably throw on an extra 5 or so pounds like the next person. Yes, I’m still working out religiously- but I am also letting myself indulge in the flavors of the season. Well, mostly holiday cocktails and cookies…

So today, I wanted to serve up 5 of my favorite Christmas cocktails to enjoy Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or really any time before we have to make those dreaded New Year’s resolutions. Oy!

Enjoy and be sure to let me know if you make any of these!

  • COUSIN EDDIE’S CRANBERRY MULE

    • 4 ounces Cranberry Juice
    • 3 ounces Ginger Beer
    • 2 ounces vodka
    • juice from half a lime
    • handful of fresh cranberries and a lime wedge for garnish

     

  • MERRY CHRISTMAS YA FILTHY ANIMAL MOJITO

    • juice of 1 lime
    • 8 mint leaves
    • 2 tablespoons white rum
    • 1 tablespoon coconut rum
    • 1/4 cup canned coconut milk
    • splash of sparkling water
    • fresh pomegranates and mint for garnish

  • HAP-HAP-HAPPIEST HOT TODDY

    • 3/4 cup water
    • juice from half a lemon
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 2 ounces of whiskey or bourbon
    • cinnamon stick  
    • this is served warm

  • YOU’LL SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT CHRISTMAS ALE

    • 1/2 cup Sugar in the Raw 
    • 1 table spoon of cinnamon
    • honey to coat the rim of a glass
    • dip glass in sugar in the raw + cinnamon mix
    • pour chilled Christmas Ale in glass

  • HOLY SH*T WHERE’S THE TYLENOL OLD FASHIONED
    • 1 teaspoon brown sugar (muddled)
    • a dash of bitters
    • 2 ounces bourbon
    • orange peel
    • cinnamon stick for garnish

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