No festivity is complete without a glass of your favorite drink. Whether you are celebrating thanksgiving quietly with your family or have arranged a huge party for your friends, you need a drink according to the occasion and help you indulge in the festive spirit.
Now, you can find hundreds of thanksgiving drinks/cocktail recipes but finding the right one can be a difficult task. So, forget the hundreds of recipes. We have narrowed down the best thanksgiving drink recipes for you. Choose the one you love the most and make it at home for your loved ones.
So, without any wait, let’s ahead to the 16 best thanksgiving drinks you need to try!
Apple Cider Mimosa
A simple, elegant, and easy apple cider mimosa is the perfect fit for thanksgiving dinner! It is refreshing tasteful, and super easy to make. I don’t think there can be a drink simpler than this one.
You can make it in a heartbeat for your guests, and they will love it. This recipe requires only two ingredients. Yes, that’s right! Apple cider vinegar and champagne. Mix the two together, serve, and I bet every single person in the room will come for more!
Pear And Cranberry Fizz
Cranberry is a signature ingredient for thanksgiving. So, if you love cranberry and thanksgiving, you have to try pear and cranberry fizz at least once! This drink will make you feel like a pro.
It starts by smashing the cranberries and pear, adding lime juice, syrup, gin, ginger beer, and shaking in a shaker until the flavors infuse. Pour in your serving glass and garnish with a fresh rosemary sprig. Serve and enjoy!
Salted Caramel Martini
How about the sweet and savory flavor of salted caramel in a martini laced with the tanginess of apple cider? This drink is refreshing, interesting, and a bit complex that making it stand out.
Drinking this drink will give your taste buds a ride. And the best part; it is super easy to make.
You just need four ingredients to get this ready. Combine caramel-infused vodka, apple cider, salt, and salted caramel for topping, and voila!
Apple Cider Mojito
Mojitos are sassy, tasteful, and perfect for every occasion. If you are looking for a thanksgiving mojito, try this delicious apple cider mojito.
The flavors are a perfect reminder of the season and offer warmth. You get the blend of flavors from apples, apple cider, cinnamon, and mint. This drink is comforting, warm, and brings a smile to your face.
Maple And Cinnamon Whiskey Sour
Maple and cinnamon are the two ingredients for fall and holidays. So, how about if you combine these two along with your favorite whiskey and make a delicious and satisfying drink for thanksgiving?
The prominent flavor of the bourbon, sweetness from maple syrup, freshness from lemon, and warmth from cinnamon is a combination you need to try now!
Margaritas qualify for every occasion. They are great for graduation parties, bridal showers, weddings, and holidays.
So, you can add a few of your favorite flavors together and make a margarita out of it. Just the cranberry margarita! It is just the right drink for thanksgiving!
All you need is cranberry juice, tequila, triple sec, lemon juice, and that’s it. Mix everything, pour and sip! Delicious!
Pecan Pie Martini
Pecan pie and martini together in a single glass might not sound right but trust me, it is! It is just a smart idea.
You have a strong milky martini made from bourbon, creme de cocoa, and rumchata presented in a glass whose rims are decorated with pecan and caramel. So, when you sip, you get small pieces of the pecan reminding you of pecan pie. Tell me if it isn’t smart?
Pumpkin Spice White Russian
White Russian is a classic you can enjoy at every festivity. It is specifically very popular during Christmas. However, you can make a thanksgiving special white Russian as well.
You just have to make some adjustments. For instance, add pumpkin spice to the traditional white Russian to bring in flavor and warmth. The new blend of flavor will definitely give you the vibes of fall and thanksgiving.
Ginger And Pomegranate Smash
If you are looking for a super easy, delicious, and unique cocktail recipe for your thanksgiving party, give ginger and pomegranate smash a try! It is super easy to make, very tasteful, and has a refreshing and vibrant color.
It is made using only three ingredients, so you can’t go wrong with it. All you need is pomegranate juice, vodka, and ginger beer. Moreover, switch vodka with sparkling water for no-booze fun! How awesome is that!
Apple And Hot Caramel Cocktail
You can find hundreds of cocktail and drink recipes for thanksgiving, but how many times have you come across a warm drink? This apple and hot caramel cocktail recipe are unlike anything you have ever tried!
That’s because it is not made in a shaker! Instead, these cocktails are made in a slow cooker and are served hot! Now you might find it weird, but it is a unique, warm, rich, comforting, and delicious drink.
Made with apple cider, spiced rum, caramel syrup, apples, and cinnamon, this drink is delicious. So, this Thanksgiving, try this unique recipe, and I am sure you will enjoy it.
Spiced Cranberry Toddy
Another hot drink on our thanksgiving drinks list is the spiced cranberry toddy. It is a sweet drink with subtle tartness and a hint of spice that make this drink very interesting and addictive.
This drink brings so much warmth and comfort that it actually relaxes the nerves, and you would want to sit and enjoy every sip with your eyes closed.
spiced cranberry toddy is made with cranberry juice, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, ginger, black peppercorns, and bourbon. It is easy to make and very tasteful.
Hot Buttered Rum
Rich, buttery, cozy, hot drink for cold fall evenings is what you have been missing. So, you make your thanksgiving evenings even better, and you have an amazing hot drink for you to try.
It is very comforting and gives so much warmth. It is made from rum, water, and spiced butter.
The spiced butter is a mixture of butter, cinnamon, brown sugar, all-spice, and nutmeg and is responsible for the warmth. This drink is unlike any other you have ever tried!
Bourbon Spiked Spiced Tea
If you are a tea lover, I can only imagine how you miss it among all the cocktails and drinks. But you don’t have to!
For all those tea lovers out there, this recipe brings the taste of both worlds. You can have heartwarming tea infused with warm and comforting spices. The cherry on top is the bourbon!
This recipe is just amazing. With all the spices, tea, milk, and bourbon, you can experience flavors like never before.
Unlike other martinis, this martini is a great homage to fall and pumpkins. It is a creamy drink that is loaded with flavors from pumpkin spice.
It is cozy and comforting. Made from heavy cream, vodka, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, and pumpkin spice, this drink is delicious and perfect for Thanksgiving!
Pumpkin Spice Oreos Milkshake
There has to be a milkshake recipe on this list today. Pumpkin spice milkshake is a creamy, rich, delicious, and comforting drink that is perfect.
You can enjoy it any time of the day and satisfy your untimely cravings. It is made from vanilla ice cream, milk, pumpkin spice Oreos, and vodka.
Simply blend all the ingredients and enjoy! If you want a kid-friendly recipe, skip vodka. This milkshake recipe is very filling and will make you very happy.
Lastly, we have the most famous holiday drink! Thanksgiving won’t be over until you have tried this apple sangria recipe. It is easy and utterly delicious.
It is made with white wine, apples, apple cider, cranberries, and sparkling wine. All you have to do is add all the ingredients to a large pitcher and refrigerate it so that all the flavors infuse into the drink. It is a pleasantly rich and flavorsome drink.
Try these amazing recipes this thanksgiving, and let us know which one you loved the most. We have a selection from cold to hot drinks. Each recipe uses booze in any form and thus is perfect for enjoying the festivities with your loved ones.
Let us know which recipe you loved the most and why. Till then, enjoy!