That time of year is approaching again -- the day we get to stuff our faces with a large amount of heavy food and have the luxury of napping afterward. However, we must not forget about the festive cocktails. Forget about the wine. Get your hands on a drink intended only for this time of year. In an effort to offer thanks, here is our list of some of the wackiest Thanksgiving cocktails.
and Wild Celery
Why not get your vegetables in drink form this
Thanksgiving? This way you can load up on the good stuff like the mashed
potatoes and stuffing. Make syrup by boiling some water and sugar on
the stove for a few seconds. Then crush some celery up and drop it in.
Allow it to sit like that overnight. The next day you can remove the
celery and and add Prosecco. Pour it all into a Champagne flute and
garnish with what else? A celery leaf.
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Turkeyball Drink Recipe
Why not make this your classic Thanksgiving sip? Mix the Wild Turkey with Amaretto and just a gobble of pineapple juice along with some ice and shake it up. Plop it all into a shot glass and drink!
For all you salt lovers, sip on this. While the rest of the fam is enjoying a boring glass of Merlot you can outdo them with the holiday pickle. Mix gin, dry vermouth and some pickle juice with ice. Shake it up and put it in a classy martini glass. While your at it, plop a pickle in there for an extra kick.
Who burned the turkey? You did! Something a host will always fear, but you weirdly are excited to taste the burn. All you need is some Bourbon, Cinnamon Schnapps and some ice. Don't forget to garnish the finished product with some mint leaves. A surprisingly refreshing savor without the burnt aftertaste.
Who doesn't love a trotting turkey? Combine some Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon, some cranberry juice and steal some of the kiddies 7-Up. Stir it up and treat yourself with a highball glass to feel like a real turkey.