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Drinks inspired by all the best holiday movies

(Or movies that *sound* like the best holiday movies, because our legal team didn’t find “but it’s the holidays” to be a good enough excuse to commit copyright infringement.) 

Holiday movie cocktails

We're talking The Grouch, Freezing...all the big ones

  • Charlie Beige's Christmas

    A Kahlúa-spiked eggnog that will rekindle your love of piano-led jazz songs. You'll need 2 parts Kahlúa, 1 part Absolut Vodka, and eggnog. Pour ingredients over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a cinnamon stick
  • The Grouch

    A fruity Absolut cocktail that pairs perfectly with whatever Roast Beast is. You'll need 1 part Absolut Vodka, 1.5 parts melon liqueur and .5 parts lemon lime soda. Fill a lowball glass with ice. Add melon liqueur and vodka. Top with lemon lime soda and stir gently to combine. For the candy cane rim, place candy cane(s) into a blender and pulse until crushed. Wet the rim of the cocktail glass in simple syrup then lower rim into the crushed candy canes and rotate until covered. 
  • Freezing

    A Jameson slushie of sorts that’s honestly way more fun than building a snowman. You’ll need 2 cups Jameson Black Barrel whiskey, 1 (12 oz) can frozen lemonade concentrate, 1 (6 oz) can frozen orange juice concentrate, 2 cups strong brewed black tea, 1 cup white sugar, 7 cups water, 1 liter ginger ale soda. Combine everything except the ginger ale in a mixer. Freeze for 24 hours. Scoop into a tall glass and pour gingerly to fill. 
  • It's a wonderful lager

    The name says it all. You'll need a chilled glass (optional), a cozy blanket (optional) and a decent 1940's Transatlantic impression (required). Stella Artois pairs perfectly with this black-and-white film whose name we're legally unable to mention. 
  • Elves

    A maple margarita that pairs well with maple syrup spaghetti. You'll need 1 1/2 ounce Espolòn Tequila Blanco, 1/4 ounce Montelobos Mezcal Espadin, 1 ounce maple syrup, 1 ounce lime juice. Salt rim and add a maple leaf (do you have a maple leaf?) for garnish. Combine ingredients in a shaker tin and shake with ice to chill.
  • Jingle Most of the Way

    A Cranberry Mexican Mule inspired by the festive red and green movie cover. You'll need 2 ounces Espolòn Tequila Reposado, 3 ounces cranberry orange simple syrup, ginger beer, lime juice, ice. Pour about 3 ounces of the simple syrup and tequila over ice into the glass. Add ginger beer until the glass is almost full. Squeeze lime juice.
  • Home independently

    You'll need an ugly sweater, a Bud Light Seltzer ugly sweater, and an elaborately complicated Goldberg-esque contraption to keep the bad guys out.
  • Polar animal express

    You'll need Bacardi rum, Coca Cola–which you can get on Drizly ICYMI–and a healthy dose of imagination as to why this movie makes sense with this drink. @ us if you figured it out. Mix over ice and enjoy a simple winter classic.
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