The Best Craft Cocktails for the Holidays

The Best Craft Cocktails for the Holidays

‘Tis the season to celebrate with craft cocktail recipes that are “evergreen”, and oh, so good!

Stockings are hung by the chimney with care. All halls are decked. Chestnuts are roasting and Jack Frost is nipping. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!


This is the occasion to start some new holiday traditions. Like serving and enjoying exciting new cocktails that showcase uncommon craft spirits you can’t get anywhere else.


The handmade, small-batch craft spirits that make up our collection just make holiday cocktails more cheery!


These bottles of small-batch artistry are always wonderful on their own. But mixed, stirred, and shaken into our favorite holiday cocktail recipes is where they shine. 


It’s time to sip on the holiday spirit. 

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Rye-lent Night

Eggnog is a winter holiday staple. It’s tradition to add a bit of spirit to the ‘nog at parties and gatherings. Catoctin Creek Distilling Company Roundstone Rye is like banana nut bread in a bottle, so it’s rich butter toffee and sweet vanilla flavors are perfect for this Rye-lent Night craft cocktail.

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Snowflake Sour

The weather outside is frightful, so warm things up inside with a Snowflake Sour. Shake up your favorite craft whiskey from the Spirit Hub collection with maple syrup, lemon juice, and just a sprinkle of cinnamon. Just like that, you have your new favorite holiday cocktail recipe. Sip it slowly while watching the snow build up on your window sill. 

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Santa Hat Cocktail

Set a holiday spin on one of the all time classic cocktails with a Santa Hat Cocktail made from Vivacity Fine Spirits Bankers Gin. This handcrafted, corn-based gin’s crisp, citrusy flavor is complemented nicely by the fruit juices involved with the recipe. And the egg white provides it with a beautiful, frothy cap.

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Holiday G&T

The subtle sourness of citrus and floral perfumes of gin temper the mild bitterness of the Gin and Tonic, making the Holiday G&T one of the most balanced and refreshing cocktails one can mix. H.O.B.S. Gin by Young & Yonder Spirits combines rich juniper and floral notes, while spiced syrup makes it unmistakably holiday.

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Holly and Ivy Punch

The Holly and Ivy Punch by Boot Hill Distillery is a real crowd pleaser. Keep everyone entertained with this big-batch, punch bowl recipe featuring Boot Hill Distillery Vodka from Western Kansas. It’s sweet and smooth. Malty and creamy, with a peppery flavor that deepens and stays with you until the finish.

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Huckleberry Hot Cocoa

Would it really be the holiday season if you didn’t curl up with a mug of hot chocolate and some marshmallows? And would it be a Spirit Hub holiday if there wasn’t Huckleberry Sweet Cream Liqueur by Willie’s Distillery in that mug too? Mixing rich hot cocoa with creamy notes of huckleberry sweetness makes the Huckleberry Hot Cocoa an instant holiday classic.

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Christmas Margarita

Created for us by @moodymixologist on Instagram, this cocktail recipe is the perfect blend of aged tequila, pomegranate juice, and grenadine to fully embody the spirit of Christmas in one of the most timless cocktails there is!

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Boozy Peppermint Mocha

Sip on this boozy take of your favoirte coffee this holiday season! Featuring Maggie's Farm Rum's delicious Peppermint Coffee Liqueur, this cocktail recipe is sure to please holiday party guests of all natures.

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Kris Kringle and Thyme

Put down the milk and cookies and pick up some Fire Oak Premium Vodka. This light-to-medium bodied vodka stirs together with tart, muddled cranberry, fresh thyme, a sour splash of lime juice and the fizzy tickle of ginger beer to create the Kris Kringle and Thyme, a one-of-a-kind holiday cocktail.

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Gingerbread Old Fashioned

Like a cookie in a glass, this Gingerbread Old Fashioned is perfectly sweet and complex. Virago's Four-Port Rum is the perfect addition to this gingerbread old fashioned mixer!

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