Celebrate the holidays in style with these seasonal cocktails around Sacramento. These restaurants and bars have created their own festive modern and classic cocktails and are decorated to the nines. Don’t miss out on Sacramento’s incredibly vibrant cocktail culture this holiday season!
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Bottle & Barlow – Holiday Drinks
Stop elfing around and check out Bottle & Barlow’s holiday drink lineup. Bonus points if you show up in a Santa suit.
Broderick Roadhouse – Coquito
The Coquito is a typical Christmas drink in Puerto Rico. This coconut-based eggnog cocktail features rum and cinnamon for a delightful holiday beverage.
Hawks Public House – Hawks Egg Nog
“First, we mix crème anglaise with an Italian meringue and chantilly cream, which builds volume. Next, we add in our baking spices and blend into a decadent, non-alcoholic dessert drink. However, we think it gets even better with a bit of Bourbon and Dark Rum added!”
A Peary Cranmas: Pear Cranberry Fall Spice Syrup, Vodka, Aperol, Grand Mariner, Lemon Juice, Egg white
Hook and Ladder – Dinner Cocktails
Holiday Cocktail Menu:
NAKATODDY PLAZA Thai chili-infused rye, lemongrass tea, spices, hot water
MISTLETOE & HOLLY Old Grandad, blood orange, brown sugar, lemon, rosemary, egg white
YULE LOG bourbon, mezcal, chocolate, honey, marshmallow
JACK SKELLINGTON gin, green chartreuse, mezzodi, lime, absinthe
AMERICAN PIE Tito’s, apple cider, ginger, lemon
EGGNOG FLIP rum, allspice, Demerara, whole egg
REMEMBERING DOLORES Atrium Gin, housemade cranberry tonic, rosemary
EBENEEZER SCROOGE Patron Silver, extra Añejo, spiced pear, pomegranate, lime
KRAMPUS IS COMING tequila, mezcal, benedictine, spiced liqueur, bitters
HONEY & SALT bourbon, Amaro, honey, bitters
SLEIGH RIDE vodka, kaffir lime, Campari, lime, thyme
AUTUMN BOULEVARD rye, kumquats, silk tea, orange
The Cabin – Gimme S’more
Take a winter stroll down the path of decadence with some of The Cabin’s seasonal cocktails, namely, Gimme S’more.
Gimme S’more: Vodka, chocolate, cream, flaming marshmallow
The Cabin’s Seasonal Menu:
Gimme S’more: Vodka, chocolate, cream, flaming marshmallow – $10
Stabbin’ Cabin: Bulleit bourbon, cherry, lemon, champagne – $10
Bobbing For Apples: Bulleit rye, Averna, lemon, stir cider – $10
Cabin Mule: Tito’s vodka, peach, rosemary, lime, ginger – $10
The Jungle Bird – Sippin’ Santa
The Jungle Bird has a holiday menu featuring 9 different cocktails to try, from The Regifter to Mistletoe-To-Toe and the Christmas Eve of Destruction. Sippin’ Santa is the tiki-themed companion to Miracle pop-ups.
This year’s roster includes drinks like the Kris Kringle Colada (Dark Jamaican Rum, Cynar, Allspice, Lime & Pineapple Juice and Cream of Coconut) and the Christmas Eve of Destruction (Dark Overproof Rum, Herbal Liqueur, Nutmeg Syrup, Lime Juice and Angostura Bitters).
The Red Rabbit – Miracle Pop Up Bar
Red Rabbit partnered with Miracle, a collaboration with Cocktail Kingdom, to create Christmas cocktail pop-up bars all over North America. Cocktail Kingdom is a bar supplies company, and also just so happens to be where I got most of my supplies, as mentioned in this guide for setting up your own home bar.
Ten Ten Room – Tis the Season
Nine holiday and winter-themed cocktails adorn the Ten Ten Room’s holiday menu this year, available to those who have been naughty or nice. The Disco Santa has made a resurgence along with some new innovations.
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