Crowd-pleasing Drink Recipes (for every type of drinker)

Are you hoping to sport an alcohol-induced rosy glow in the coming month? Then look no further than this rundown. No matter what your go-to drink is, we’ve got a spirit to get you in the holiday spirit. 


For the Wine Sommelier: Christmas Mulled Wine 

What you’ll need: red wine, sugar, cinnamon sticks, root ginger, cloves, nutmeg, cardamom pods, an orange  

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Visit Fine Dining Lovers for the full recipe. 


For the Scotch Drinker: Scotch Holiday Sour 

What you’ll need: cherry brandy, egg white, lemon juice, scotch whiskey, sweet vermouth, sliced lemon. 

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Visit Absolut for the full recipe.  


For the Vodka Enthusiast: Jingle Juice Holiday Punch 

What you’ll need: orange juice, vodka, orange liqueur, fresh lemon juice, maraschino cherry juice 

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Visit My Recipes for the full recipe. 


For The Gin Devotee: Under the Mistletoe 

What you’ll need: gin, orange half-wheels, simple syrup, cranberry juice, club soda, thyme, cranberries 

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Visit Liquor for the full recipe. 


For the Rum Renegade: Rum and Ginger Christmas Cocktail 

What you’ll need: rum, ginger beer, ginger wine, cranberry juice, freshly squeezed lime, fresh ginger, honey, nutmeg, prosecco 

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Visit Woman and Home for the full recipe. 


For the Non-Drinker: Cranberry Apple Sparklers 

What you’ll need: cranberry juice, apple cider, orange juice, dry ginger soda, juniper soda, frozen cranberries, apple slicee 

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Visit Sweet C’s Designs for the full recipe.

Got more than one non-drinker at your holiday table? Check out our article, Yummy Christmas Mocktails Perfect for Christmas Dinner, for five more virgin drink recipes, such as Grinch Punch and Apple Pie Cider. 

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Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance writer/editor based out of Toronto.

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