21 Festive Thanksgiving Cocktails

Ciders, and sangria, and martinis ? oh my! Give thanks by saying cheers with one of these festive cocktails that are fit for the season.

Part of: Thanksgiving: Before the Bird

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Pink Grapefruit Martini

"This would be great served for dinner or brunch. It's a beautiful color."

-breezermom

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Frozen Cranberry Margaritas

"These are absolutely delightful and a wonderful combination of flavors! Not too sweet and not too tart, but just right."

-~Nimz~

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Bad Apple Martini

"This is an outstanding martini. It has a great combination of flavors and I love how fresh it tastes."

-~Nimz~

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Autumn Glow Punch

"This has such a nice aroma while cooking and steeping, my whole house smells wonderful now. It's a great recipe that I can make to go along with many dinners!"

-ElizabethKnicely

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Festive Sangria

"I served this sangria while my guests waited for dinner. Everyone loved it and begged for the recipe."

-daisygrl64

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Cranberry Zipper

Nothing is more perfect for Thanksgiving than a sweet sip that' uses cranberry sauce. Just add a little vodka and say cheers!

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Bavarian Mulled Wine

"What's better than a Bavarian mulled wine packed with flavor from cinnamon sticks, oranges, lemons, cloves, vanilla and star anise?"

-WhatsGabyCooking

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Big Apple Mojito

"I love this drink. It's so tasty you can't even tell that there's rum in it."

-Calee

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Cranberry Apple Spiced Tea

"This was perfect for a crowd! The spices all blend perfectly, and the aroma is heavenly. Cooking it in the slow-cooker is a very soothing and fragrant experience."

-niteflyer

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Butterscotch Mulled Cider

"This was such an amazing drink! It tasted almost like a caramel apple but even better. It totally warmed us up today!"

-aeht206

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Apple Cider Sangria

"This was the perfect drink for a fall party I had last year! It really set the mood and got everyone feeling great!"

-aeht206

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Pumpkin Martini

"This was wonderful — pumpkin heaven in a martini glass. This would be an awesome addition to Thanksgiving social hour!"

-Nonnie4Two

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Buttery Finger

"This is a terrific concoction. I love all of the smooth and delicious flavors."

-Vseward (Chef~V)

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Rose Sangria

"Letting this wine sit for 24 hours really allows the orange flavor to develop. It also mellows the taste of the alcohol. It is very tasty!"

-AmandaInOz

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Syllabub

"This drink tastes so good that you can't stop yourself from having seconds. The mix of white wine, cream and nutmeg is delicious."

-Thorsten

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Thanksgiving Sea Breezes

"It's the time of year for pumpkin pies, leaves, turkeys and Sea Breezes!"

-gailanng

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Citrus Cranberry Delight

"This is a wonderfully refreshing cocktail. The mixture of the fresh lime juice with the cranberry is terrific!"

-Bev

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Apple Pie Sparkler

"Oh, how yummy this is! I love the hint of cinnamon with the apple. Now I'm off to get some more ginger ale!"

-Kim127

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Spiced Melon Mojito

"This drink was absolutely delicious. You could smell it as soon as you walked into our house."

-evelyn/athens

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Red Appletini

"This is a great drink year-round! I think this is going to be one of my new favorites!"

-Mulligan

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Hot Apple Cider for One

"Ridiculously easy to make and honestly wonderful. The spices are spot on, this was so comforting to drink watching the rain fall from my kitchen!"

-anniesnomsblog

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