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
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.
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
The Broken Shaker in Miami Beach
What’s in it: Rittenhouse Rye, Cinnamon, and a Whole Egg shaken and topped with Gatortail Brown Ale and a touch of nutmeg
The Spare Room in LA
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
What’s in it: Castrede Armagnac, Lazzaroni, Amaretto, Angostura Bitters, pressed apple juice and egg whites
McGillin’s Olde Ale House in Philadelphia
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.