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Christmas Cocktails That Put An Eggnog In A Corner

It's Christmas. Show a little effort.

Put a new log on the fire, it's time to talk about Christmas cocktails. Around this time of year, we sometimes feel like all anyone can talk about is eggnog. Drink eggnog if you'd like, but there's something that gives us the shivers about too many cups of egg yolks and cream in our stomachs. Let's face it: eggnog is kind of weird and a little alienating, and while it's lovable in small doses, a lot of eggnog can be too much of a questionably good thing. And the reality over the holidays is, you're going to want to serve something you can drink a lot of.

The Christmas cocktails we get excited for use the fruits of the season, the warmth of the stove or the bounty of the punch bowl. Here are 27 of our favorite things to drink on Christmas -- and all winter long.

1
Brandy Alexander
Todd Wagner/HonestlyYUM
Get the Brandy Alexander recipe from HonestlyYUM
2
Jingle Juice
Baked Bree
Get the Jingle Juice recipe by Baked Bree
3
Champagne Cocktail
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Champagne Cocktail recipe from Food52
4
Winter Bourbon Smash
Minimalist Baker
Get the Winter Bourbon Smash recipe from Minimalist Baker
5
Autumn Crush
Verses From My Kitchen
Get the Autumn Crush recipe from Verses From My Kitchen
6
Holiday Milk Punch
Food52
Get the Holiday Milk Punch recipe by Erika Kotite from Food52
7
Mulled Wine
Gimme Some Oven
Get the Mulled Wine recipe from Gimme Some Oven
8
Crimson Bulleit Punch
James Ransom/Food52
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9
Holiday Mule (Ginger Beer, Gin Or Vodka)
Home Sweet Jones
10
Pear Sonata
Todd Wagner/HonestlyYUM
Get the Pear Sonata recipe from HonestlyYUM
11
Maple Old-Fashioned
Food52
Get the Maple Old-Fashioned recipe from Food52
12
St. Germain Pomegranate Spritzers
Minimalist Baker
Get the St. Germain Pomegranate Spritzers recipe from Minimalist Baker
13
Spiced Gløgg With Port Wine And Cointreau
Sarah Shatz/Food52
14
Fresh Cranberry Ginger Vanilla Margaritas With Sugared Cranberries
How Sweet It Is
15
Mulled White Wine With Pear Brandy
Merrill Stubbs/Food52
16
Cranberry Cinnamon Cocktail
Horrible Housewife
Get the Cranberry Cinnamon Cocktail recipe from Horrible Housewife
17
Holiday Sparkler
James Ransom/Food52
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18
The Real McCoy Cocktail
Verses From My Kitchen
Get the The Real McCoy Cocktail recipe from Verses From My Kitchen
19
Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco
Damn Delicious
Get the Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco recipe from Damn Delicious
20
Cranberry Margaritas
Gimme Some Oven
Get the Cranberry Margaritas recipe from Gimme Some Oven
21
Bubbly French 75 Cocktail
FoodieCrush
Get the Bubbly French 75 Cocktail recipe from FoodieCrush
22
Cranberry Gimlet
Food Fanatic
Get the Cranberry Gimlet recipe from Food Fanatic
23
Spiced Blood Orange And Champagne Punch
Spoon Fork Bacon
24
Hot Buttered Hazelnut Whisky
Adventures In Cooking
Get the Hot Buttered Hazelnut Whisky recipe from Adventures In Cooking
25
Mulled Pomegranate Punch
Holistic Squid
Get a Mulled Pomegranate Punch recipe by Holistic Squid
26
Honey-Pomegranate Mulled Wine
Food52
Get the Honey-Pomegranate Mulled Wine recipe by Dinner Was Delicious from Food52
27
Winter Sangria
Bakeaholic Mama
Get the Winter Sangria recipe from Bakeaholic Mama

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