Just a few weeks stand between you and Thanksgiving Day. You may be preoccupied with thoughts of stuffing, dessert and sides, but don’t forget the drinks! Here are 12 drink recipes that will keep guests — and you — happy. Feel free to customize them any way you like, and don't forget that not everyone drinks booze. Bottoms up! And drink responsibly!
Smarty Had a Party whips up a batch of autumn punch that is perfect for Thanksgiving. Combine 2 gallons of apple cranberry juice with 4 bottles fruity white wine (like a Riesling), honey, cinnamon, apples and pears.
Pink Pastisserie had as at apple pie moonshine.
You know there will be pumpkin pie, so why not a pumpkin martini?
Honestly Yum says this is the ultimate Thanksgiving punch. Cognac, Jamaican rum, lemon juice, cranberry apple cider and ginger syrup combine for a good time indeed.
Not everything has to have booze in it, but if you want Thanksgiving in a mug, then try some of this hot mulled cider featured on Smarty Had a Party?
This refreshing cocktail includes vodka, Grand Marnier, fresh lemon juice and ginger ale — perfect to sip on while you recover from the food fest.
You want dessert in a glass? Try this spiked pumpkin horchata recipe from Slim Pickin’s Kitchen, which takes the traditional Mexican horchata recipe, and adds to it pumpkin, cinnamon and rum. Lots of rum.
More of a bourbon fan? No problem. Style Within Reach adds cider to this bourbon cocktail that will hit the spot after that second slice of pecan pie.
Although this recipe from Girl in the Little Red Kitchen screams Halloween, we think it is autumn-y enough to enjoy on Thanksgiving.
Toast another successful Thanksgiving Day behind you with this cranberry whiskey cocktail.
Honeycrisp apple fans rejoice, for we bring you this sangria recipe from Daisy’s World. Huzzah!
Why should apples and pumpkins get all the love in fall, not to mention on Thanksgiving? Pears are in season, too, and are the star ingredient of this refreshing daiquiri recipe from OneMartini.com.