Five Festive Holiday Cocktails

A little bit of smoke, a little bit of fire and a lot of spice

As fun should infuse the very air we breathe this time of year, it’s a good time to get extra creative with cocktails. Certain flavors have entered the seasonal signifier canon, but exploration shouldn’t stop there. The following cocktails, from some of our favorite spots, take each sip to the next level. There’s plenty of classic holiday flavors like baked apple, maple syrup and peppermint, …

Six Celebratory Holiday Cocktails

A punch, some eggnog, a classic Manhattan and more for seasonal entertaining

As the seasons shift, so do cocktail menus at bars, restaurants and even within homes—and that’s largely due to the palates of consumers seeking out a drink to match the spirit of the times. With holiday parties in abundance, the following options offer up reliable cheer with many different drinkers in mind. A punch is easiest to throw together for large groups, while a perfect …