It turns out that the best way to spread holiday cheer is not singing loud for all to hear…

Mixologists across the country are taking traditional holiday cocktails to a whole new level. Check out a few of our favorite festive adult beverages being served this holiday season:

Where: Steam Pub in Southampton, Pennsylvania


Blue Christmas Martini: You certainly won't have yourself a blue Christmas after indulging in a Blue Christmas Martini!
What's in it: Elvis Presley Coconut Water Vodka, Coconut Rum, Blue Curaçao and pineapple juice, rimmed with vanilla icing and shaved coconut.

Milk N' Cookies
: Now this is what Santa wants to see when he comes down the chimney!
What's in it: Cookie Dough Vodka, Dark Chocolate Liqueur, hazelnut syrup, white chocolate sauce and sweet milk, topped with whipped cream, chocolate syrup and a chocolate chip cookie.


The White Chocolate Peppermint Martini: A better place to hang your candy canes than your Christmas tree…
What's in it: Peppermint Bark Vodka, Mint Liqueur, white chocolate sauce and sweet milk, rimmed with vanilla icing and crushed candy cane.

Miracle on Ninth Street, a holiday pop-up bar in Alphabet City, NYC


photo credit: Gabi Porter — in New York, NY.

The Bad Santa Cocktail: A fruity, coconutty take on a hot buttered rum
What's in it: Two types of rum, pineapple juice, milk, lemon juice, coconut water and coconut butter.

photo credit: Gabi Porter

photo credit: Gabi Porter

The Dreidel Dreidel Dreidel: Hanukkah in a glass!
What's in it:  A twist on the Old Fashioned, infusing tequila with dark roasted cocoa nibs, maple syrup, and Pedro Ximénez sherry

The Shanty in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Photo credit: the Shanty Facebook fan page

Photo credit: the Shanty Facebook fan page

Mister Katz's Egg Nog: A holiday classic made with the freshest of liquor from New York Distilling Company
What's in it: Mister Katz’s Rock & Rye, Fresh Eggs, Whole Milk, Heavy Cream, & nutmeg

The Broken Shaker in Miami Beach


Chrismukkuh Flip: An all-inclusive taste of the season
What's in it: Rittenhouse Rye, Cinnamon, and a Whole Egg shaken and topped with Gatortail Brown Ale and a touch of nutmeg
Gingersnap Old Fashion: Just like grandma used to make!
What's in it: Old Forester Bourbon stirred with Grandma's Gingersnap Reduction and Abbott's Bitters

 The Spare Room in LA

the spare room

Photo credit: Instagram @adamboric

What's in it: Vodka, cherry herring, orgeat, lemon, garnish / powdered sugar, Rosemary and an ornament.

Fernet Egg Cream: Dessert in a cup.
What's in it: Fernet, Jameson, egg white, cream, U-Bet chocolate syrup, soda, served with a pretzel rod

Thanks Grandma! Apparently someone in LA has an awesome grandmother.
What's in it: Jamaican Rum, hazelnut and allspice liqueurs, cinnamon-spiced pumpkin, cream, nutmeg

Luxbar in Chicago

Photo Credit: Luxbar Facebook page

Photo Credit: Luxbar Facebook page

Peppercorn Cocktail
What's in it: Olmeca Altos Reposado + Agave Nectar + Pear + Lime + Pink Peppercorn
Photo credit: Luxbar Facebook page

Photo credit: Luxbar Facebook page

Nutmeg Cocktail
What's in it:
Castrede Armagnac, Lazzaroni, Amaretto, Angostura Bitters, pressed apple juice and egg whites

McGillin's Olde Ale House in Philadelphia

Photo Credit: McGillini's Olde Ale House Facebook page

Photo Credit: McGillini's Olde Ale House Facebook page

Candy Cane Martinis, Eggnog Martinis, Irish Hot Apple Cider, Drury Sleigh Rides & more are served at this local bar, which has been continuously running since 1860. Here are few seasonal favorites:


What's in it: Butterscotch liquor and hot chocolate


Poinsettia Punch: Served for over 100 years at Philly's oldest continuously running bar.
What's in it:
Champagne, cranberry juice, orange juice and triple sec, and orange slice garnishes.

Cinnamon Toast Crunch
What's in it: Shots of Fireball whiskey and RumChata served on the rocks with a dash of cinnamon.