The holidays are here, meaning you’re returning home from school to relax, catch up with friends and family, and attend holiday parties.
Whether you’re celebrating with friends or avoiding small talk with your drunk uncle, you’re going to need some drinks.
As long as you’re going to be drinking, you might as well get crafty with it, right? Here are 18 recipes for awesome holiday drinks that will get you through the most wonderful time of the year.
1. Egg Nog
This eggnog recipe only has five ingredients which you simply stir together, making it one of the easiest eggnog recipes ever.
Sangria is basically adult fruit punch making it not only fun to make, but fun to drink. Don’t forget to save the fruit at the end for an additional boozy treat.
3. The St. Nick
The combo of pear and cinnamon make for a unique, but delicious, holiday drink
4. Mulled Wine
Get out your favorite bagged wine and upgrade it for a warm winter treat.
5. Vegan Eggnog
The perfect recipe for everyone who still wants to enjoy eggnog without the eggs and dairy, or in case you’re freaked out by drinking raw eggs.
This recipe takes a classic holiday cookie and turns it into the perfect boozy drink with just three ingredients.
By using vanilla and coffee vodka, this recipe gives your hot chocolate a major boozy upgrade.
Limoncello is that yellow stuff your Italian grandparents always drank after dinner, but combining it with champagne makes it go down a little smoother.
No one will ever know you’re really boozin’ it up with this take on a chai tea latte.
Just heat it up and you’ve got a classic drink to warm you up during the holidays.
11. Mistletoe Mojito
A holiday twist on the classic summer drink.
Grab your classic gin and tonic, add some cranberry juice, and you’re ready for the holidays.
13. Irish Coffee
If you’ve got coffee, whipped cream, and some Baileys, you’ve got a warm drink perfect for keeping you up for the holidays.
This combines a classic holiday dessert with alcohol in the form of a milkshake, so basically the best thing ever.
Pumpkin ale, apple cider, and cinnamon are the perfect combination of holiday flavors. Drink one and you might have trouble pronouncing its name.
Chocolate. Mint. Alcohol. What more could you ask for?
17. Hot Buttered Rum
This has butter, brown sugar, and spices mixed with rum and heated up to create the ultimate holiday drink.
Your favorite holiday candy turned into a cocktail, now that’s the dream.
Cheers to the holidays, and your impending hangover.