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Beat the Chills Cocktails to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

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    Beat the Chills Cocktails to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

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      FYI Staff

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      Beat the Chills Cocktails to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

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      May 26, 2018

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      A+E Networks

There’s no time of year quite like the holidays. Whether it’s hanging stockings by the fireplace, setting up the Christmas tree, lighting a menorah, or hosting an Ugly Christmas Sweater party, getting in the holiday spirit brings together families and friends. This year, add a new tradition to your holidays by making one of our delicious Beat the Chills cocktails.

They’re fun, festive and easy to make! Check them out below. And get the rest of our FYI Holiday How-To’s here.

Broken Ornament Cocktail

  • Prep Time
    5 min
  • Serving Size


  • 6 oz Bourbon
  • 6 oz Ginger Beer
  • Crushed ice
  • Raspberries
  • Rock candy stick
  • Gold luster dust


  1. Add crushed ice to glass.
  2. Add bourbon.
  3. Add ginger beer.
  4. Garnish with lime zest ribbons, raspberries, rock candy sticks.
  5. Dust raspberries with gold luster dust.

Christmas Tree Martini

  • Prep Time
    5 min
  • Serving Size


  • 4 oz Vodka
  • 1.5 oz Triple Sec
  • 6 oz Tonic
  • .5 oz Honey
  • Ice
  • Fresh Cranberries
  • Clear sanding sugar
  • Corn syrup


  1. Add ice to shaker.
  2. Add vodka, triple sec, honey to shaker and shake.
  3. Rim glass with corn syrup and sugar.
  4. Strain cocktail into glass.
  5. Top with tonic.
  6. Garnish with rosemary, cranberries and gold straw.

Santa’s Spiked Hot Chocolate

  • Prep Time
    6 min
  • Serving Size


  • 6 oz Vanilla vodka
  • 4 oz White chocolate liqueur
  • 6 oz Baileys
  • 8 oz Half & Half
  • Chocolate from advent calendar
  • Heavy cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla
  • Cocoa powder
  • Chocolate shavings
  • Decorated Christmas cookies


  1. Add half & half to sauce pot and heat until scalded.
  2. Add advent calendar chocolates and stir until melted, remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Whip cream, sugar and vanilla together.
  4. Add vodka, liqueur and baileys to mug.
  5. Add hot chocolate milk and stir.
  6. Garnish with whipped cream, cocoa, chocolate shavings and Christmas cookie.

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