As Fall continues to paint the Sierra pines the most beautiful colors, Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. If you haven’t already, it’s time to finalize your holiday food and drink menu. Here at Greenhorn ranch we have a few holiday libation favorites that we can’t wait to share with you. Each of these drinks provides a holiday-inspired twist to the traditional cocktail. Grab your loved ones – you’ll want to enjoy these drinks in good company.
Forget pumpkin spice lattes. We’re all about this pumpkin pie cocktail that’s perfect for Fall!
- Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
- Pumpkin Liqueur
- Fresh Lemon Wedge
- Combine Captain Morgan Spiced Rum and pumpkin Liqueur over ice
- Add a squeeze of lemon
The Nog Slide
Give this classic cocktail a bit of a twist with this delicious holiday drink!
- 2 parts eggnog Liqueur
- 1 part vodka
- 1 part Kahlua
- Whipped cream
- Combine kahlua, vodka, and eggnog in a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Shake well and strain into glasses
- Top with whipped cream and ground nutmeg
Eggnog Liqueur: We love Kirkland brand eggnog liqueur. Vodka: We suggest Ultimat
Bourbon Apple Cider
The perfect holiday cocktail with flavors of apple, bourbon, and ginger.
- Kentucky Bourbon
- Apple Cider
- Ginger Ale
- Apple Slices
- Fill shaker with ice
- Combine equal parts bourbon, cider, and ginger ale
- Add a dash of cinnamon
- Shake well and pour
- Garnish with apple slice
Bourbon: We love to use Maker’s Mark
Apple cider: We suggest Trader Joe’s cider