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
- 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.
- 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
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
- 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
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
- 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
- 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!