The best eggnog, punch, hot drinks, and more cocktails to make everyone's spirits bright.
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Are you shaking yours right?
Is aged eggnog really mellower and more complex than fresh? We put it to the test.
A few of our favorite cold-weather drink recipes, and the not-too-fancy booze you'll need to make them.
Throw a heck of a bash without blowing all your cash.
Tips, essential pointers, and the wisdom of a few stellar bartenders, all in one guide.
Sparkling, tropical luxury.
A combination of rums gives depth to this smoky make-ahead cocktail.
Scotch gets a crowd-pleasing boost from vanilla-cinnamon syrup and chai iced tea.
This citrusy and smoky tea punch is perfect for a holiday crowd.
This rich, citrusy drink will easily be the star of your holiday party.
This old-fashioned punch of brandy, rum, and lemon is a favorite at Sean Brock's Husk in Charleston, South Carolina.
A heated mix of whiskey, citrus, and pomegranate juice.
Move over, whiskey. Averna is the star of this delicious hot toddy.
Combat cold days with smoky mezcal, herbal-anisey Green Chartreuse, ginger beer, and mole bitters.
Built on a base of fresh mint tea, this hot toddy is sweetened with ruby-hued cranberry syrup.
Hot buttered rum is even better with warm cider.
A warming bourbon and cider cocktail flavored with ginger liqueur and cracked black pepper.
A bold, tangy drink gussied up with ruby-red pomegranate and festive sparkling wine.
A sweet-tart autumnal cocktail dosed with a homemade shrub syrup.
This prep-ahead cocktail is a little tart, a little sweet, a little bitter, and full of herbal flavors.
Juicy apples meet bubbly Prosecco, rich sherry, and sweet orange liqueur in this cocktail.
An easy pitcher cocktail made with pomegranate and sparkling wine.
Watermelon rind finds a new life as a cocktail garnish in this sparkling sweet and spicy cocktail.
A rich, caramely variation sprinkled with chocolate-coated toffee candies.
Rum and Nutella are a match made in holiday heaven.
Allspice and coconut milk put a tropical spin on this creamy cocktail.
Scotch pairs nicely with light brown sugar in this slightly smoky variation.
Pumpkin, spice, and everything nice (like milk, cream, and brandy).
Swapping in some buttermilk and a bit of grated lemon zest lends a tangy finish to this twist on a classic eggnog.
A deeply rich, caramel- and citrus-inflected Irish coffee variation.
The holidays, distilled into a single glass...with alcohol.
Grapefruit beer delivers the sparkle.
Rum stands in for gin in this fruity, fizzy French 75 variation.
The perfect partner for cocktail-party nibbles.