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26 Christmas Bourbon Cocktails for the Holidays

I’m passionate about mixing drinks that bring joy, especially during the holidays. Bourbon’s rich flavor pairs perfectly with the festive season’s warmth. We’re talking about smooth, hearty cocktails blended with seasonal spices and sweetness. Each drink, from a creamy bourbon eggnog to a vibrant apple bourbon fizz, captures the essence of Christmas. They’re not just drinks; they’re a celebration in a cup, warming from the inside out. Perfect for gatherings or cozy nights in. I highly recommend checking out this roundup for some top-notch Christmas Bourbon cocktail recipes.

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A Christmas-themed Bourbon cocktail. The setting is a cozy winter evening with snow visible through a window in the background. The cocktail is in a classic glass, garnished with a cinnamon stick, a slice of orange, and a sprig of holly for a festive touch. The drink is amber-colored, and there's a warm glow from a nearby fireplace reflecting off the glass. The table is adorned with a red and green tablecloth, and in the background, softly blurred, are twinkling Christmas lights.

26 Christmas Bourbon Cocktails

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas bourbon cocktails
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Indulge in the holiday spirit with these festive Christmas bourbon cocktails. 


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26 Christmas Bourbon Cocktails for the Holidays
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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