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Comfort food is so-named for a reason, and the holidays are all about it, whether it’s a favorite family dish or an over-the-top dessert. So why not let the indulgence trickle into cocktail hour? From bold and spirituous to rich and sweet, embrace a little holiday hedonism with these decadent holiday cocktails.

âme sœur A decadent combo of Chartreuse, amaro, coffee, coconut and cream.

Après Ski This Old Fashioned variation is all about comfort.

Brandy Milk Punch The house recipe from Brennan’s in New Orleans can’t be beat.

Brass Elephant Nocino lends a balancing bittersweetness to this seasonal sipper.

Carmencita Pisco anchors this festive sour.

Canadian Moose Milk Canada’s frothy take on eggnog.

Coquito La Factoria’s take on the holiday classic.

Double Agent A bittersweet take on the Manhattan.

Holiday in Hamilton A seasonal swizzle named after Bermuda’s capital city.

Hot Buttered Punch A winter warmer featuring the Italian liqueur Punch Fantasia.

Humble Pie A seasonal cocktail inspired by the flavors of apple pie.

Il Panetùn A cocktail inspired by a traditional Milanese Christmas cake.

Italiana An extra-rich Espresso Martini riff.

Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s Egg Nog A tequila-spiked version of the classic.

Little Coconut Coconut milk and coconut cream richen this dairy-free eggnog

Masala Flip Inspired by the flavors of India, anchored by rum.

Mezcal Milk Punch Smoke and spice complement the creamy sweetness of this milk punch.

Naughty & Nice Shots A quick taste of holiday sheer.

Nonna’s Biscotto This richly flavored drink matches the subtle spice of chili liqueur with the nuttiness of amaretto.

Ponche Navideño Fruit and spice never tasted quite so nice.

Rum Hot Chocolate Green Chartreuse infuses spice to this rum-based hot chocolate.

Tea & Biscuits Flip A warming mix of Cognac, chai, orgeat, lemon and cardamom. 

The Secret Catch Brazilian cachaça meets sweet Spanish sherry.

The Snowball Whipped cream is not optional in this creamy flip.

Tiramisu A favorite dessert transformed into a holiday cocktail.

Tujague’s Grasshopper There’s nothing quite like a sweet, creamy drink—especially one that’s green.

Vaina Pisco takes the lead in this velvety-smooth holiday cocktail.

Vermouth Flip Chocolate-infused Carpano Antica complements the herbal bitterness of Fernet.

VOV Cognac, espresso and a boozy Italian custard make this cocktail extra decadent. 

Winter Blanket Cozy up with this decadent, seasonal sipper.

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