Spirits for the Season

by TheSpot

Company parties, Friendsgiving, or Family Sit Downs call for holiday cocktails or mocktails that heighten the senses. Candy Canes and egg nog, gingersnap, fruits and herbs. Get inspired by seasonal ingredients that are good for your spirit and soul. The Spot came up with holiday cheer to brighten up the holidays!

Partridge in a Pear Tree

The Holidays are dazzling and add zing to our step. Here is a cocktail that is refreshing and with a winter crisp refreshing taste.

Partridge in a Pear Tree Cocktail
  • 3oz of Rum (or Spiced Rum)
  • 2 oz of Pear Juice
  • 1 oz of Ginger Beer
  • Rosemary or thyme for garnish
  • Combine the liquids in an average cocktail glass about 5-6 ounces and place the rosemary or thyme into the glass as a garnish effect

Christmas Stocking Punch

Whether you have been naughty or nice, this cocktail will certainly bring the sweetness to the holidays.

Christmas Stocking Punch
  • 3oz of vodka
  • 2 oz of blood orange soda (or other fruit flavored soda)
  • 1/2 oz of sparkling water
  • Rasberry and/or mint for garnish
  • Combine the liquids for sparkling consistency
  • Add rasberry and mint for garnish

Santa’s Egg Nog

Santa has been working all season long and definitely needs a pick me up. This egg nog will give Santa the extra boost for his big night of the year


  • 4 oz of Egg Nog (preferably original or old fashioned)
  • 1 1/2 oz of Sambuca (Romana Black works wonderfully)
  • Gingersnap or sugar Christmas cookie
  • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
  • Pour egg nog and add Sambuca stirring gently to mix
  • Add the cookie on top and cinnamon stick for garnish

All of these can exclude the liqueurs and compensate the non alcohol ingredients for great tasting mocktails. Enjoy!