10 Drinks for Your Thanksgiving Table

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It’s not all about the bird; consider the bottle, too
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It’s not all about the bird; consider the bottle, too

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Harvard Warmer

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This sweet brandy-based cocktail is the perfect way to end the meal — maybe even better than pumpkin pie!

Highland Sage Cocktail

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If a sage cocktail with turkey is wrong, we don’t want to be right.

Hot Buttered Cider

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Hot, sweet, and just the ticket for a late-fall feast. Apple cider and Wild Turkey (what more appropriate liquor could there be for the occasion?) are this drink’s main ingredients, and they’re a match made in heaven.

Kastel's Pumpkin Punch Cocktail

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With fruit juices sweetening up the pumpkin purée, you’ll want to drink this beverage by the goblet.

Lola in Love Cocktail

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Featuring chocolate tequila, cranberries, and nutmeg (the unofficial spice of autumn), this mix is both rich and refreshing.

Maple and Sage Gin Cream

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There’s only one word for cocktail such as this one: decadent. Savor and sip often. 

Maple Syrup Toddy

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Nothing warms up your body (and soul) like a sweet Hot Toddy.

Pumpkin Martini Thanksgiving Cocktail

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This martini is so rich in flavors of the season, you may just skip the meal altogether. 

Rabbit's Dilemma Cocktail

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As you can guess from this cocktail’s name, the main attraction is carrot, which is offset with rye, vodka, and fresh lemon and lime juice. It will complement that pea side dish quite nicely.

Stanford White Cocktail

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This drink — named for the celebrated nineteenth-century New York architect (designer of the city's Washington Square Arch) — is simple and to the point, with just four ingredients (making it easier to refill).