Get in the spirit with these festive cocktails perfect for a thanksgiving of any size.

Using seasonal ingredients like mulled wine, maple, cranberries, and pears – there’s a little something for everyone!

Aberfeldy Harvest Dram

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. ABERFELDY 12 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • 1/2 oz. Mulled Wine Syrup
  • 2 dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters

Preparation: Add ABERFELDY 12, mulled wine syrup and bitters to a mixing glass and stir. Pour into a rocks glass and add block ice. Garnish with an orange peel and cloves.


Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather

Photo by Liz Clayman

Sweater Weather

Recipe by Created by Joaquín Simó, Pouring Ribbons 

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey
  • 1 tsp. Grade B Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp. Tempus Fugit Crème de Cacao
  • 1 tsp. Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters

Preparation: Grab a rocks glass and build your cocktail. Trim and express an orange peel for garnish.


Cranberry Old Fashioned

Cranberry Old Fashioned

Cranberry Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Bulleit Bourbon
  • 1/2 oz. infused Bulleit Bourbon, from the dried cranberries
  • 1 spoonful soaked cranberries*
  • 1-2 strips orange zest
  • 2-3 drops orange bitters
  • 1 tbsp. simple syrup, or to taste
  • Orange wedges, for garnish

*Bourbon Soaked Cranberries

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. dried cranberries
  • 4 oz. Bulleit Bourbon
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Bourbon Soaked Cranberry Preparation:

  1. Add the cranberries, bourbon and cinnamon stick to a sealable glass container.
  2. Give it a stir and let the mixture sit on the counter for 1 day.
  3. Remove the cinnamon stick and put the bourbon cranberries in the refrigerator.
  4. Keep up to 1 month, refrigerated.

Cocktail Preparation: Fill a glass with ice. Add the bourbon, infused bourbon, some of the bourbon cranberries, orange zest, orange bitters, stir the cocktail and taste. If needed, add sugar syrup a little at a time until the cocktail is sweetened to your liking. Garnish with two orange wedges.


Heavenly Spiced White Russian

Heavenly Spiced White Russian

Heavenly Spiced White Russian

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. of Five Wives Heavenly Vodka
  • 1 oz. of Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. of Baileys Irish Cream
  • 2 tbsp. of Cinnamon
  • Handful of Marshmallows
  • Star Anise

Preparation: In your favorite hot chocolate drink, add 2 oz. of Five Wives Heavenly Vodka, 1 oz. of Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, and 1/2 oz. of Bailey Irish Cream. Pour into a rock glass pre-rimmed with cinnamon. Top it off with a couple of marshmallows and garnish with star anise.


Underground Tastes of Autumn

Tastes of Autumn

Tastes of Autumn

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. of Underground Herbal Syrup
  • 1 oz. of Five Wives Sinful Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. of Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 2 oz. Baileys Irish Cream

Preparation: In a shaker filled with ice add 1 oz. Underground Herbal, 1 oz. Five Wives Vodka, 1/2 oz. of Butterscotch Schnapps, and 2 oz. of Baileys Irish Cream. Shake thoroughly before pouring into a prechilled tumbler.


Spiced Gin & Pear

Spiced Gin & Pear

Spiced Gin & Pear

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. of Madam Pattirini Gin
  • 2 oz. of Prosecco
  • 1 oz. of Pear Juice
  • 3/4 oz. of Spiced Brown Sugar Syrup
  • 5 oz. of lemon Juice
  • sprigs of Thyme
  • 2 Sliced Pears
  • 1 stick of Cinnamon

Preparation: In a shaker mix 1 oz. of Madam Pattirini Gin with 1 oz. of Pear Juice, 3/4 oz. of Brown Sugar Syrup and 1/2 oz. of lemon juice. Pour into a chilled tumbler with ice and top with a splash of Prosecco. Garnish with sprigs of thyme, pear slices, and a stick of cinnamon.