The Greenhorn Ranch’s Favorite Holiday Cocktail Recipes

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.

Pumpkin Pie

A special pumpkin cocktail on the bar at Greenhorn Ranch

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
    • Ice
    • Combine Captain Morgan Spiced Rum and pumpkin Liqueur over ice
    • Add a squeeze of lemon
    • Enjoy

The Nog Slide

Eggnog Up with whipped cream and freshly ground nutmeg at the Greenhorn Ranch Bar

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
    • Nutmeg
    • 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.

A special bourbon drink mixed up at Greenhorn
    • Kentucky Bourbon
    • Apple Cider
    • Ginger Ale
    • Cinnamon
    • 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