Thanksgiving Cocktails to help you give Thanks this Turkey Day

Thursday 03rd, November 2016 / 11:37 Written by
Thanksgiving Cocktails to help you give Thanks this Turkey Day

Thanksgiving Cocktails that Pair well with Your Thanksgiving Dinner

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, this is the time for you and your guests to give thanks with delicious Thanksgiving cocktails in hand.


With distinctive recipes from 901 Tequila, Sauza Tequila, Hornitos Tequila, Skinnygirl Cocktails, Pinnacle Vodka and Hard Rock Cafe, mixing up drinks this holiday season is promised to be easier than stuffing a turkey.

Skinnygirl® Cranberry Cornucopia

  • 1 ½ parts Skinnygirl®  Bare Naked Vodka
  • 3 parts cranberry juice
  • 1 part orange juice
  • Grapefruit for garnish


Preparation: Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and pour over ice. Garnish with grapefruit


Pumpkin Pie Martini

Thanksgiving cocktails

  • ½ part Pinnacle® Whipped® Vodka
  • ½ part DeKuyper® Buttershots™ Schnapps
  • ½ part Cruzan® 9 Spiced Rum
  • 2 parts Half and Half
  • ½ part Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 dash Pumpkin Spice
  • Whipped Cream


Preparation: Add ingredients to an ice filled shaker. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with whipped cream.



Thanksgiving cocktails

  • 1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
  • 1 ½ parts fresh cranberry juice
  • ¾ fresh lime juice
  • ½ part simple syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura® bitters
  • Cranberries


Preparation: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a cranberry skewer.


Apple Pie Margarita

Thanksgiving cocktails

  • 1 part Sauza® Gold
  • ½ part DeKuyper® Sour Apple Pucker Schnapps
  • 3 parts apple juice
  • ¼ parts lime juice
  • ¼ parts simple syrup
  • Apple slice
  • Cinnamon


Preparation: Add all ingredients into an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain into a glass. Garnish with an apple slice and cinnamon. Enjoy!

*Can also be made pitcher-style for communal drinking


Embers Only

Thanksgiving cocktails

  • 2 parts 901® Tequila
  • 1 part sweet vermouth
  • 2 drops Angostura® bitters
  • 2 drops liquid smoke


Preparation:  Combine ingredients and stir over ice. Strain over ice in rocks glass. Garnish with orange peel.


 Rush on the Rocks

Thanksgiving cocktails

  • 2½ oz apple juice
  • 1½ oz Crown Royal Maple Whisky
  • 1½ oz  sweet and sour mix
  • ¾ oz Monin Spiced Brown Sugar
  • Speared Lemon Wedge
  • Cajun seasoning for rim


Preparation: Coat mason jar rim with Cajun seasoning. Mix apple juice, Crown Royal Maple Whisky, sweet and sour mix and Monin Spiced Brown Sugar in a shaker.  Pour over ice and garnish with speared lemon wedge. Enjoy!


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