Why not sip something special with dinner this year?
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Want to enjoy the autumn staple that is apple cider one more time before it’s gone? An apple cider whiskey smash uses cider as its base, and only requires adding your favorite whiskey and a twist of lemon to finish.
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If hard liquor isn’t your thing, remember that beer makes a good cocktail, too. Consider the pumpkin apple shandy, which calls for stirring together your favorite pumpkin beer with fresh fruit juices and seasonal garnishes.
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Cold weather just screams hot toddy, so choosing to serve these after dinner is a classic hostess with the mostest move. You should have most of the ingredients (cinnamon sticks, honey, and lemon) for other dishes you’re making. Just add a quality whiskey.
You can easily give a whiskey sour the Thanksgiving treatment with a dash of cinnamon and maple. Garnish accordingly (think cinnamon sticks, apple slices, or red hot candies) and you’ll have a cocktail perfect for dark liquor enthusiasts.
Moscow mules are popular with most people, so making these your Thanksgiving dinner’s signature cocktail is a solid choice. Spice them up with a little bit of apple and cinnamon and your guests will definitely be asking you for the recipe before they leave.