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
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
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.
Ideally positioned in Chicago’s enticing River North district within a beautifully restored 1920’s Art Deco structure, Freehand Chicago is surrounded by shops, museums, galleries and restaurants. The holiday season is the perfect time to visit — snowy cityscapes and glittering lights set the scene for shopping along the Magnificent Mile and State Street. Leisure time offers the opportunity to bask in the brisk winter air while ice skating in Millennium Park at McCormick Tribune Ice Rink. Complimentary ice-skating lessons are offered each weekend and on some winter season public holidays.
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Think of Tokyo and your mind may wander to the neon signs and bustling crowds of Shibuya and Shinjuku, or the tranquility of the Meiji Jingu shrine, but this huge city offers much to those who explore away from the main tourist areas.
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Accor hotel group’s new 153-room Pullman Sydney Penrith property, part of Western Sydney Conference Centre, opened in August 2023, and features Penrith's first 5-star hotel; a spacious conference and events space; a wellness and fitness center; and the upscale, European-inspired Marcel Bar and Bistro.
There may not be snow in Los Angeles this season, but Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is certainly full of the holiday spirit, with Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s events happening in the hotel’s gorgeous event spaces.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.