Whether you’re already feeling jolly this December or are in full-on Grinch mode, it’ll be hard not to feel festive when drinking one of these holiday-inspired libations. Make a list and drink it twice!
Starland Yard | 2411 De Soto Ave
Kick back at this cozy outdoor spot and indulge in a “Mole Mole” tequila-spiked hot-chocolate-style drink with added mole bitters and sweetened by agave syrup or grab the classic “Hot Toddy” with Bourbon, honey, Earl Grey bitters and clove studded lemon peel. Looking for something with more International flair then “Smok ‘n Coq’ a traditional Puerto Rican Holiday drink similar to Egg Nog made with dark rum, mezcal and bitters will fulfill your holiday wishes or how about the “Leaf Peeper” made with Irish Whiskey, lemon, maple syrup and Amaro. With your holiday libation in tow grab some food from one of their rotating food trucks and enjoy one of their many events and listen to some live music.
Mint to be Mojito | 12 W State St
They know you want CO•QUI•TO! And now they have it! This holiday drink is very popular in all Latin America. Puerto Ricans call it Coquito, also known as Rompope in other countries or you may also call it Eggnog, but at Mint To Be Mojito they make it extra special with a twist!
Ardsley Station | 102 E Victory Dr
Stop by grab a seat by the fire pit and order up a “Christmas Vacation” made with Diplomatico rum blend, brandy, benedictine, egg, cream and spices and served in a guaranteed-to-make-you-jolly mug.
The Lost Square | 412 Williamson St
The Lost Square has many festive cocktails to choose from. A few favorites are Snowmen Can’t Talk with Elijah Craig small batch bourbon, Amaro Montenegro, honey-ginger, lemon and bitters. You could also ask for the Yukon Cornelius with Pimm’s, apple brandy, magic apple and angostura bitters. If you are a traditionalist they also offer egg nog, cider and coffee options. For a fun twist gather a bunch of your friends or family and rent an igloo experience.
Brice Hotel | 601 E Bay St
If you fancy a holiday cocktail in a secret garden then The Brice Hotel is your destination. Ask for a “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” made with Fratello hazelnut, Allspice Dram, Santa Teresa Spice Rum, Bailey’s Irish Cream and topped with cinnamon. If you are looking for your holly or your jolly…this is your spot.
Ghost Coast Distillery | 641 Indian St
Ghost Coast is taking their winter cocktails seriously! They have a little something for everyone. Start with the Junkyard Nawg with Tiki Spiced Rum, Maple Whiskey, Chalmers Maraschino Liqueur, Ginger, Angostura Bitters and egg. Then finish strong with Spresso Martini, Betty White or a Hostess City Shuffle. Don’t forget they also have a food truck on weekends and live music. Go to Ghost Coast to get Nawg’d and downright festive. Don’t threaten us with a good time!
Water Witch Tiki | 2220 Bull St
Looking for an exotic holiday cocktail? Water Witch has you covered with the Lions Tail 1937 which includes whiskey, pimento dram, lime, Demerara syrup and angostura or cranberry, orange margarita with tequila, OJ, Cranberry juice, Orange liqueur and lime. Water Witch is a vibe you won’t want to miss.
Moon River Brewing | 21 W Bay St
Their winter cocktail menu is here! Pictured is the Bramblin’ Man, a classic bramble, and the Yule Mule, featuring @rhootmanco pomegranate rosemary shrub and @ghostcoastdistillery ginger whiskey. Come try these and more at the pub seven days a week.
Thompson Savannah | 201 Port St
The Grove | 301 W Congress St
The Grove offers rooftop views, a dining room setting or great people watching in the Jefferson. 3 vibes to fit your holiday mood while sipping on one of their newly added holiday drinks. Winter Wonderland made with Screwball whiskey, white chocolate Irish creme, vanilla and chocolate syrup. The Run Run Rudolph will have you feeling that spirit with Captain Morgan, nutmeg, orange juice, brown sugar and maple syrup. If neither of those do it for you then you can peruse their cocktail menu and check out the Comet & Cupid, 3 French Hens and Dasher & Dancer.