16 festive cocktails perfect for the holidays
Apéritifs, eggnogs, punches and more delightful drinks for this merry month
'Tis the season for treating yourself and your guests to showstopping holiday dishes. If you're on the hunt for cocktails to match that exact vibe, we have some festive suggestions for you. In this list, expect to find the star house cocktail for your next party, a punch with a fancy ice wreath, something mulled for frosty porch visits, not one but two beautiful eggnogs and a bubbly concoction worthy of toasting the new year with.
These recipes will deliver — and by deliver, we mean impress. On a practical note, we've got party punches and single-serve options, so scale the recipes up or down depending on the yield you're after. Below, 16 lovely libations to enjoy over some very merry nights this month.
Oh, and if we may, some suggested pairings to enjoy alongside these beverages:
- A tray of fresh-baked holiday cookies
- A festive meal of all appetizers and only appetizers
- A vegan charcuterie board
- A cheesy Gruyère and Emmental fondue
- A big, festive brunch