The best eggnog, punch, hot drinks, and more cocktails to make everyone's spirits bright.
A low-stress drink for cool-weather entertaining.
A whirl of citrus and spice in one punch bowl.
Sparkling, tropical luxury.
A bold, fruit-chunk-free sangria flavored with fresh ginger and cardamom.
A combination of rums gives depth to this smoky make-ahead cocktail.
Five-spice syrup amps up the flavor in this refreshing bourbon drink.
You'll never have to choose between coffee and hot chocolate again.
A deeply rich, caramel- and citrus-inflected Irish coffee variation.
It'll wake you up and get you ready to go-go.
Winning combos, multiplied.
Sugar, spice, and everything nice.
Caramel popcorn goes rogue in this hot cider cocktail.
This festive, customizable drink gets a double dose of apple from both fresh and sparkling cider.
Rum stands in for gin in this fruity, fizzy French 75 variation.
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.
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.
Rich browned butter gives this classic cocktail a nutty twist.
A slightly savory mezcal drink made with a few drops of sesame oil.
Tangy hibiscus tea is steeped with rosemary, which helps to draw out the woodsy side of mezcal in this cocktail.
A warming and festive cranberry-rye cocktail that's easy on a host.
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.