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The Best Holiday Cocktails To Get You In The Spirit  was originally published on

1. Warm Apple Pie

Warm Apple Pie


2 oz. Winter Jack® Tennessee Cider

3 oz. Hot Chai Tea

0.5 oz. Maple Syrup

1 Lemon Slice

Whipped Cream


Squeeze lemon in bottom of mug. Add tea and Winter Jack®. Stir in maple syrup and top with whipped cream

2. White Cider

White Cider


2 oz. Jack Daniel’s Winter Jack® Tennessee Cider

1 oz. Caramel Sauce

4 oz. Half and Half


Stir ingredients in microwave safe glass. Heat until warm the touch.

3. Winter Jack Mimosa

Winter Jack Mimosa


1 oz. Jack Daniel’s Winter Jack Tennessee Cider

1 oz. Apple Cider

1 oz. Korbel® Champagne


Fill glass with 1 part of each ingredient

These recipes are intended for audiences age 21+. Your friends at Jack Daniel’s encourage you to drink responsibly.

4. Last Harvest (Created by Ben Schiller, The Sixth, Chicago)

Last Harvest (Created by Ben Schiller, The Sixth, Chicago)

*Two Servings*

2 oz. Campari

2 oz. Apple Brandy

1/2 oz. Cinzano 1757 Vermouth

1 oz. Wild Turkey Bourbon

1/2 oz. Walnut Liqueur

4 Dashes of Aromatic Bitters

Build all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice for 15 seconds, then funnel into cocktail bottle. Drop in a small apple slice for garnish.

5. Cape Cod Sour

Cape Cod Sour

Created by Ben Potts, Bartender at Beaker & Gray, Miami

1.5 oz Elit Vodka

.75 oz Simple Syrup

.75 oz Lemon Juice

2 bar spoons cranberry preserves

2 dash orange bitters

1 egg white

Float red wine

Method: Shake all ingredients except wine with ice, shake again without ice, strain into large rocks glass, top with red wine float, garnish with lemon zest.

6. All Things Considered (Created by Joe Calles, Bartender at Luxbar, Chicago)

All Things Considered (Created by Joe Calles, Bartender at Luxbar, Chicago)

2 oz. elit Vodka

1.5 oz. Persimmon Cordial

.75 oz. fresh lemon juice

1 pinch kosher salt

Method: Place all ingredients into a shaker tin. Add ice. Shake and dilute until chilled. Strain and pour into a coupe glass garnished with fresh grated cinnamon.

7. Cider of the elit (Created by Amin Benny, Bartender at Fig and Olive, LA)

Cider of the elit (Created by Amin Benny, Bartender at Fig and Olive, LA)

2 oz. elit Vodka

.5 oz. Pear Purée

.5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

.5 oz. Homemade Cider Syrup

2 oz. Unfiltered Apple Juice

Method: Shake and strain over ice and serve in a rocks glass topped with a Dehydrated Apple Ring garnish. Place straw through hole in ring.

*Homemade Cider Syrup on next page*

8. Cider Syrup

Cider Syrup

1 Cup Water

1 Cup Refined Sugar

2 Cinnamon Sticks

2.5 TBSP Whole Clove

Method: Lightly toast cinnamon and clove. Add water a steep spices until water

9. Persimmon Cordial

Persimmon Cordial

2 cups diced and skinned fuyu persimmons

2 cups sugar

2 cups water

Method: In a small sauce pan, add diced and skinned fuyu persimmons, sugar, and water. Bring to a simmer and let cook for 45 minutes before straining. Then take 1 cup of the diced/skinned persimmons and blend it back into your persimmon syrup. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.