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3 Classic Cocktails with a Thanksgiving Twist

Updated: Nov 10, 2021

Need some inspiration on how to make your favorite drink festive for the holiday? Check out these 3 "Thanksgiving-fied" cocktails that will sure to be a hit at the gathering.

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We all have our go-to favorite cocktails but sometimes they aren't quite up to snuff for the holidays. Flavors of cranberry, ginger, apple, and the love it or hate it pumpkin spice are featured in these modified classic drink recipes to fit the Thanksgiving palate. Have a BoozBox delivered right to your front door to make your holiday cocktails even easier to mix up.


Cranberry Moscow Mule


  • 2 oz. Unsweetened Cranberry Juice

  • 3 oz. Ginger Beer

  • 2 oz. Vodka

  • 1 oz. Simple Syrup

  • Frozen Cranberries for garnish (optional)


  1. Combine the juice, ginger beer, vodka, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Stir well with a long cocktail spoon. Do not shake to keep the ginger beer fizzy.

  2. Strain into a Mule mug and add frozen cranberries or just fresh ice cubes to the mug.

  3. Cheers!

Get a Moscow Mule Box here for base ingredients and simply add cranberry!


Thanksgiving Margarita


  • 2 oz. Agave Tequila Blanco

  • 2 oz. Apple Cider

  • 1 oz. Orange Juice

  • 1/2 oz. Agave Syrup

  • Squeeze of Lime Juice

  • Cinnamon Sugar and Sea Salt spice blend, for rim

  • Sliced Apples, for garnish (optional)


  1. Prepare glass by pouring a cinnamon sugar and sea salt blend on a plate. Use lime juice to wet rim of glass. Dip glass rim into the spice mixture. Fill glass with ice.

  2. Add the tequila, apple cider, orange juice, agave syrup and ice into a cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into prepared glass.

  3. Garnish with apple slices and enjoy!

Get the Perfect Margarita Box here for base ingredients and add your favorite cider!


Pumpkin Spice Jameson


  • 2 oz. Jameson Irish Whiskey

  • 2 oz. Apple Cider

  • 2 oz. Ginger Ale

  • 1 oz. Maple Syrup

  • Pumpkin Spice blend to taste


  1. Pour whiskey, cider, ginger ale, and maple syrup into cocktail shaker with ice, stir to combine.

  2. Strain over a glass with ice and top with pumpkin spice to taste.

  3. Drink up!

Get the Jameson and Ginger box here for base ingredients and add fall flavors from your pantry!


BoozBox wishes you and your family a happy holiday season! Enjoy your fall flavored cocktails and drink responsibly!


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