Popular Cocktails for the Holidays

Written by Peoples Bourbon Review Staff |
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Many people choose to drink popular cocktails during the holidays as a way to relax, celebrate, or socialize with family and friends. It can be seen as a tradition or a way to enhance the festive spirit. 

Why Drink During the Holidays

  • Socializing: Drinking during the holidays can enhance social interactions and make gatherings more enjoyable.
  • Celebratory Atmosphere: Having a drink can contribute to the festive spirit and help create a celebratory atmosphere during holiday parties and events.
  • Relaxation: The holidays can be stressful, and a drink can provide a sense of relaxation and help people unwind.

While it is important to drink responsibly and in moderation, enjoying a drink during the holidays can add to the overall merriment and enjoyment of the season.

Popular Cocktails for the Holidays


During the holiday season, popular cocktails include classics like eggnog, mulled wine, and hot buttered rum. Festive favorites include peppermint martini, cranberry mule, and spiced apple cider. These drinks often feature flavors of spices, citrus, and seasonal fruits, adding to the festive atmosphere of holiday gatherings.

Some other popular holiday cocktails are the Cosmopolitan, Old Fashioned, and Champagne cocktails such as the French 75 or Bellini. These drinks offer a refreshing and celebratory twist to holiday parties and events.

Apple cider margarita with brown sugar and spices

Mulled cider, hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps, and cranberry champagne punch are also popular holiday cocktails that many enjoy. These drinks capture the flavors and spirit of the season, making them perfect for festive gatherings and cozy nights by the fire.

Remember, moderation ensures a safe and enjoyable holiday cocktail experience.

Author: Peoples Bourbon Review Staff
The People's Bourbon Review - The ultimate Bourbon reviews and tasting notes by enthusiasts and the people.


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