With Thanksgiving right around the corner, most people are busy preparing to host a houseful of guests and finalizing their menu of dishes and drinks. To get  in the spirit here are a few Thanksgiving drink options that are sure to satisfy any guest (21+ of course) at this year’s gathering. From fall-flavored cocktails to spirit brands perfect for autumn, below you will find a variety of drink options that are excellent additions to any holiday meal.

 

If you enjoy washing down your turkey and cranberry sauce with cocktails:

 

Kentucky Autumn

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  • 1.25 oz. Bulleit Bourbon
  • 0.5 oz. ginger liqueur
  • 1.5 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 0.5 oz. lemon juice
  • 0.4 oz. maple syrup
  • 1 dash powdered cinnamon
  • 3 dashes baked apple bitters or orange bitters
  • Apple slices and cinnamon sticks for garnish

 

Method

 

  1. Shake all ingredients vigorously for 10 seconds over ice.
  2. Strain over fresh ice into large rocks glass.
  3. Garnish with apple slices and cinnamon sticks.

 

Tennessee Cider

 

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Ingredients

 

  • 1.3 oz. George Dickel No. 12
  • 2 oz. Apple Cider
  • 0.5 oz. Grade B Maple Syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters

 

 

Method

 

  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Garnish with an apple slice and cinnamon stick.

 

If you want to pair your Thanksgiving meal with whiskey

Orphan Barrel Rhetoric

 

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Rhetoric Whiskey is the third release from the Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company, which is focused on finding long forgotten barrels of rare and delicious whiskey. Best enjoyed on the rocks or neat, Rhetoric is highly limited and perfect for your special gatherings with family and friends.
If you want to toast with shots after dinner:

 

Jeremiah Weed

 

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Jeremiah Weed Whiskies are three new strangely delicious whiskies crafted with hand selected secret spices for those who crave more curiosity in their whiskey. Jeremiah Weed Whiskies are available in three flavors: Jeremiah Weed Spiced Whiskey, Jeremiah Weed Cinnamon Whiskey and Jeremiah Weed Sarsaparilla Whiskey.

Piehole Whiskey

 

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We know that the Thanksgiving drink selection matters almost as much grandma’s pie so why not have a drink that was inspired by grandma’s pie recipes? This new-to-world whiskey is a delicious blend of Canadian Whiskey and pie-flavored liqueur. It is available in three tempting flavors including, Apple Pie, Cherry Pie, and Pecan Pie, and is best sliced off as a shot.

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