8 Festive Holiday Drinks to Sip All Season Long

1. Frozen Grasshopper

This refreshing frozen cocktail, shared by Andrew and Briana Volk from Portland Hunt & Alpine Club in Portland, Maine, elevates the classic Grasshopper with a twist. The drink features bracing aquavit, which brings a bite of caraway

2. Walker's Mulled Wine

Hailing from Walkers Maine restaurant in Cape Neddick, Maine, this version of mulled wine is gently infused with the warming spices of nutmeg, vanilla, and star anise. Lightly sweetened with honey and maple syrup, this cozy drink is perfect for warming up

3. Matcha Highball

This simple yet festive highball recipe uses a little matcha to go a long way. It s a refreshing and unique cocktail that adds a touch of elegance and vibrant green color, making it ideal for holiday celebrations.

4. Sparkling Cranberry-Ginger Punch with Toasted Spices

This low-alcohol punch packs a big flavor punch with tart cranberry juice and spicy ginger ale. The addition of toasted spices adds warmth, while frozen cranberries keep the drink chilled, making it a perfect fizzy drink for festive gatherings.

5. Blackberry Kir Royale

This Champagne cocktail is party-ready and comes together in minutes. With the sweet and tart flavor of blackberries, it s a sophisticated and easy-to-make drink that adds a touch of glamour to any celebration.

6. Inverno Arancione

Created by chef Amy Brandwein of Centrolina in Washington, D.C., this spiced mulled cocktail is perfect for relaxing during the colder months. Replacing the usual red wine base with Pinot Grigio, it focuses on citrus and ginger flavors, reminiscent of a classic panettone

7. Anjou Punch

Bar director Leo Robitschek s holiday punch combines the warming flavors of pear, cinnamon, and citrus. This punch is perfect for serving at holiday gatherings, offering a delightful blend of comforting spices and fresh fruit flavors.

8. Coco Café

Made with cold brew from French Truck coffee, this creamy and sweet drink is soothing and versatile. Served in a glass tea cup, it s perfect for enjoying in the morning or as a comforting drink at the end of a big night out.