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Thanksgiving Cocktails
Posted: November 14, 2019

Thanksgiving Cocktail Menu

Turkey is a shoo-in, but do you have a go-to cocktail for your Thanksgiving menu? Check out our list of great recipe ideas for turkey day inspiration!

With everything else on the menu for Thanksgiving, adding a special drink may not be high on your list. We're here to make it easy for you with a list of super-simple cocktails that you can mix up in a big batch and serve in a punch bowl or pitcher on Thanksgiving day. Whether you need a pre-dinner palate warmer or an after-dinner wake-up call to get a late-night shopping jumpstart, this list has it all. 

Cranberry Punch

1 Part Triple Sec Liqueur
2 Parts Vodka
3 Parts Cranberry Juice
6 Parts Ginger Ale

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Hendrick's Pom Pom Punch

3 Parts Hendrick's Gin
1 Part Pomegranate Juice
1 Part Lemon Juice

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Cranberry Margaritas

(serves 4)
¾ cup Avion Silver tequila
½ cup Cointreau or Triple Sec
1 ½ cups cranberry juice

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Spiked Mulled Cider

4 cups Apple Cider
4 Cinnamon sticks
2 Star anise
1 Orange peel

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Fruit Harvest Pitcher

5 oz  Spiced Rum
4 oz Cranberry Juice
4 oz Ginger Ale
1 tbs Cinnamon Powder

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Holiday Bourbon Punch

34 oz Maker’s Mark
12 oz frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)

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1.5 Parts Knob Creek Bourbon
1 Part Sweet Vermouth
1 Part Campari®
Orange Twist

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Roast Chestnut Martini

1.5 oz Haig Club Single Grain Scotch Whisky
0.25 Each Simple Syrup
0.25 Each Lemon Juice

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Cranberry Cooler

2 Parts Cranberry Juice
0.5 Part DeKuyper® Triple Sec
1.5 Parts Jim Beam®
2 Parts Lemon Sour

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Vermont Gin and Juice

1.5 oz Barr Hill Gin
3 oz Apple Cider
0.25 oz Ginger Simple Syrup
Garnish Thyme

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Northern Lights

1 oz Back River Gin
0.5 oz Simple Syrup
2 Dashes Bitters
2 oz Sparkling Wine

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Kahlua Espresso Martini

1 oz Kahlua
1 oz Belvedere vodka
1 oz freshly brewed espresso or strong black coffee

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