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Seasonal Sips for Thanksgiving

by Audrey Lee

Nov 5, 2021

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Wine & Spirits

Wow your Thanksgiving guests with a signature drink. Wine and beer are always a staple, but giving a seasonal option kicks up your feast just a tad more. From drinks with appetizers or a dessert cocktail to end the night, try these during your holiday season.

 

Mountain Brook Cold Brew from Grand Bohemian Mountain Brook

1 ¼ ounce Basil Hayden Bourbon

2 ounces cold brew coffee

¼ ounce Bailey’s

¼ ounce Frangelico

¾ ounce heavy cream

 

Prepare the cold brew coffee to your liking. Add in all other ingredients over ice in a coupe glass. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

 

Autumn Sour from Streamsong Resort

2 ounces Streamsong Select Makers Mark 2019 Bourbon

1 ounce fresh lemon juice

1 ounce demerara sugar syrup

1 bar spoon Fernet Branca

Angostura bitters

 

Combine bourbon, lemon juice, demerara sugar and Fernet Branca in a Boston shaker with ice. Shake for 30 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with the mist of the bitters and anise.

 

Pumpkin Spiked Shake from Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa

1.25 ounces spiced rum

2 tablespoons pumpkin purée

Vanilla ice cream

Crushed graham cracker

Caramel sauce

Splash of milk or cream

 

Combine spiced rum, pumpkin purée, vanilla ice cream and splash of milk or cream to a blender. Blend until combined and to preferred thickness. Add more milk if needed. Coat rim of glass with caramel sauce. Pour blended drink into the glass and garnish with graham cracker, cinnamon and whipped cream.

 

Cinnamon Apple-tini from Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

½ cup apple cider

¼ cup cinnamon vodka

1 tablespoon caramel sauce

Sugar cinnamon rim

Spiced star anise and cinnamon stick

 

Combine apple cider and cinnamon vodka with ice and stir. Strain into chilled martini glass rimmed with sugar and cinnamon. Garnish with star anise and cinnamon stick.

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