Whether you need a few beverages to deal with family and friends, or your throwing a party, here are some Thanksgiving-themed drink recipes to be thankful for.

  • A Southern Thanksgiving

    • 3 oz Southern Comfort peach liqueur
    • 1 oz Wild Turkey bourbon whiskey
    • 1 oz cranberry juice
    • 1/2-1 oz lime juice

    First, mix some Southern comfort and Wild turkey together in a shaker. Then, add cranberry juice and a splash of lime juice. If you want, add a garnish of apple or lime and serve on ice.

  • Highland Thanksgiving

    • 16 oz Strongbow cider
    • 3 oz Drambuie Scotch whiskey

    This one is super simple. Just pour Drambuie into a pint of Strongbow. Then, drink that bad boy like you would a regular pint of something.

  • Thanksgiving Cocktail

    • 1 1/2 oz Wild Turkey bourbon whiskey
    • 1/2 oz Applejack brandy
    • 1 tsp Rose's lime juice
    • 4 oz cranberry juice

    This recipe is pretty tasty, and very simple to make. So, be sure to consume with care. Simply put ice in a glass, add ingredients and stir. See, very easy. Garnish with a lime wedge if you're into garnishes.

  • Pumpkin Pie Martini

    • 1/2 oz. Stoli Vanilla (optional)
    • 1 oz. Pumpkin Spice liqueur
    • 1/2 oz. Kahlua
    • 1/2 oz. Butterscotch Schnapps
    • 1/2 oz. half-and-half
    • Crushed graham crackers
    • Cinnamon stick (garnish)

    Fill up a shaker with ice, then add all ingredients. Ever so often, you might taste each of these ingredients for quality assurance. Dip moist rim of glass into crushed graham crackers. Shake and strain into large martini glass or red solo cup (your choice). Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

  • Caramel Apple

    • 2 oz Bailey’s Caramel Irish Cream Liqueur
    • .5 oz Green Apple Flavored Vodka
    • 1 dash Goldschlager Schnapps

    This is one caramel apple that might make you see double. Pour Baileys and Green Apple Flavored Vodka into an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain into a glass filled with ice. Float Goldschlager on top. Garnish with a cinnamon stick. Repeat as necessary.

  • Three Pumpkins Martini

    • 2 oz. Three Olives Classic Vodka
    • 2 oz. pumpkin spice liqueur
    • 1 tsp. whipped cream
    • Garnish: cinnamon stick

    Combine vodka and pumpkin liqueur in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a glass. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

  • Pilgrim Punch

    • 1 oz. Shellback Spiced Rum
    • 1 oz. Irish whiskey
    • ¼ oz. vanilla schnapps
    • ¼ oz. lemon juice
    • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
    • 2 oz. brut champagne

    It's no wonder that some pilgrims couldn't walk straight. Combine brown sugar with everything except the champagne in a shaker. Stir to dissolve sugar. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass filled with ice. Top with champagne. Toast everybody.

  • Cranberry Gingersnap

    • 2 oz. vodka
    • 2 oz. ginger beer
    • Cranberry juice
    • Lemon juice
    • Grounded ginger
    • Garnished: ginger snap cookie and white chocolate shavings

    The awesome thing about vodka, is that you can mix anything with it and come up with some of the tastiest drinks ever. For this recipe, combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a glass. Top with white chocolate shavings and garnish with a ginger snap cookie.

  • Thanksgiving Special

    • 3/4 oz apricot brandy
    • 3/4 oz dry vermouth
    • 3/4 oz gin
    • 1/4 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 cherry

    Here's another super easy recipe with a cherry on top. Shake all ingredients (except cherry) with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with the cherry and serve.

  • Turkey Sandwich

    • 1/3 grenadine syrup
    • 1/3 peppermint schnapps
    • 1/3 Wild Turkey® bourbon whiskey

    No, this recipe does not call for turkey, but it may have the same affect. Layer equally in shot glass with a spoon in the following order: Grenadine, Peppermint Schnapp's, Wild Turkey 101. Tilt your head back and slam that sucker. If you have too much, it will put you to sleep.

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