Nothing gives a holiday party an extra spark(le) quite like a festive drink. From evergreen-evoking cocktails to merry mocktails, here are some of our favorites.
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To nog, or not to nog? To spike, or not to spike? Whatever your answer, there’s a nutmeg-sprinkled, bourbon-optional recipe for you.
Simple & Quick Eggnog
Keep it simple — and sweeten it with maple and honey.
As nutritious twist on the classic, in which we lose the eggs, but keep the comfort.
This tart treat gets its backbone from Aperol, Lillet Blanc, and hard cider — and its sweet spice from candied ginger.
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Winter Sun Cocktail
Clementine meets evergreen in this bright winter cocktail.
Spicy Aztec Hot Chocolate
Spiked with smoky mezcal, this spiced hot cocoa gets extra heat by way of ancho chile and chili powder.
Cava and Pomegranate Cocktail
All you need to kick the year off right: antioxidants, sparkles, and a good look.
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PDT’s Gingerbread Man
Art imitates man. Cocktail imitates fairy tale.
Starring heart-healthy red wine, this warming, zesty mulled wine swaps sugar for agave nectar or honey.
The Kiwi Cook
Lemon, Ginger & Lavender ‘Hot Toddy’
Calming comfort, no whiskey required.
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