Thanksgiving is just around the corner and with it the start of the holiday season. Put your glad rags on and check out these delicious fall cocktails that will take any gathering to the next level. Each cocktail features a festive flavor to tease your taste buds. Served alone or with your meal, cocktails are quintessential party pleasers. For bonus points, create a signature cocktail for your Thanksgiving toast to demonstrate your appreciation. You cannot go wrong with one of the following!

 

Knob Creek® Old Fashioned Holiday

Knob Creek Old Fashioned Holiday
Knob Creek Old Fashioned Holiday

Ingredients:

 

  • 1 1/2 Parts Knob Creek® Rye Whiskey
  • 1/2 Part Cinnamon Syrup
  • 1/2 Part Lemon
  • 1 Part Wild Ale (like Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales®)
  • 1 Egg White
  • Nutmeg for Garnish

 

Method: Combine all ingredients in a bar tin without ice. Shake for 20 seconds. Add ice and shake for another 20 seconds. Double strain into chilled lowball glass and garnish with grated nutmeg.

 

Smirnoff Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Smirnoff Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Smirnoff Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:

 

  • 1.5 oz Smirnoff Peppermint Twist
  • 6 oz hot chocolate

 

Method: Pour a shot of Smirnoff Peppermint Twist into hot chocolate.  Garnish with whipped cream and a peppermint stick.

 

Spiced Ginger Ale

Spiced Ginger Ale
Spiced Ginger Ale

Ingredients:

 

  • 1.5 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN® Original Spiced Rum
  • 0.5 oz. Sour Mix
  • 1.5 oz. Ginger Ale
  • Aromatic Bitters
  • Lime Wedge

 

Method: Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice, stir and serve.

 

Laphroaig® Montgomerie Smoked Cider

Laphroaig Montgomerie Smoked Cider
Laphroaig Montgomerie Smoked Cider

Ingredients:

 

  • 1 1⁄2 parts Laphroaig® 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • 3 parts apple cider
  • 1 part fresh lemon sour

 

Method: Build over ice in order. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

 

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/3 oz Tequila Don Julio 70
  • 1/3 oz Dry Sherry
  • 1 oz Cedar, Rosemary & Activated Charcoal Syrup*
  • 2/3 oz Lemon juice
  • 1 bar spoon Organic Egg White
  • 1 drop Orange Extract
  • Rosemary Sprig for Garnish

 

*Cedar, Rosemary & Activated Charcoal Syrup

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Dried Cedar Tops
  • 4 cups Water
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 Rosemary Sprig
  • 1 Capsule Activated Charcoal

 

Preparation:

  1. Bring dried cedar tops and rosemary sprig to a boil in 4 cups ofwater on high heat. Let boil for 2 minutes.
  2. Let cool for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Strain and mix in sugar.
  4. Let cool then bottle.
  5. Add capsule of activated charcoal, shake.

 

Method:

  1. Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake vigorously without ice for one minute. Add ice and shake for an additional minute.
  3. Double strain into coupe glass.

 

Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you to everyone who has supported Male Standard this year, we appreciate you all! We want to give a big shout out to our fans, collaborators, and celebrities who enable us to do what we love! Leave a comment below and let us know what you are thankful for! 

 

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