35 Thanksgiving Cocktails You'll Be Insanely Grateful For

These will come in handy when your family's pissing you off.

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Ethan Calabrese

Keep guests happy while you're putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving spread, and keep your stress level in check with some killer cocktails. You could serve your standard gin & tonics and old fashionds, but we think you'll love these fall-inspired drinks just a little bit more. Bring on the pumpkin, apple, and maple everything!

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Ethan Calabrese
Apple Cider Sangria

Who said sangria season was over?

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Ethan Calabrese
Cranberry Sauce Margarita

Your best excuse to sub booze for a Thanksgiving side dish.

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Ethan Calabrese
Leftover Pecan Pie Bourbon Shake

Hands down the best use for leftover pie yet.

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Ethan Calabrese
Apple Cider Mimosas

These are almost too easy to drink.

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Jonathan Boulton
Apple Cider Slushies

Mini donut not required, but highly encouraged.

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Ethan Calabrese
Maple Bourbon Old-Fashioned

A fall twist on an old classic.

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Ethan Calabrese
Pear Mimosas

Looking for a Turkey day brunch drink? Look no further.

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Jonathan Boulton
Caramel Apple Mimosas

This is the best caramel apple you've never had.

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Jonathan Boulton
Fireball Apple Slushies

Whatever you feel about Fireball, these will change it.

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John Komar
Caramel Apple Spritzers

Have you ever seen anything so cute?!

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Jonathan Boulton
Apple Pie Vodka

This vodka is a game-changer.

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Jonathan Boulton
Apple Pie Sparklers

Throwing a fall party? You need this drink.

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Jonathan Boulton
Apple Cider Mules

A mule for every season.

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Jonathan Boulton
Apple Cider Margaritas

It's never not time for a marg TBH.

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Chelsea Lupkin
Pumpkin Pie Sangria

Sounds weird, tastes amazing.

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Jonathan Boulton
Boozy Apple Cider

The best apple cider you've ever tasted.

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Jonathan Boulton
Pumpkin Spice White Russians

Pumpkin spice white Rusians >>> PSL.

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Jonathan Boulton
Apple Cider Old Fashioned

The cinnamon stick is key.

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Johnny Miller
Cranberry Chutney

Toast to a family-filled Thanksgiving with this sweet and spicy cocktail.

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Johnny Miller
Persimmon Punch

Dress up this celebratory punch with cranberry and rosemary-filled ice cubes. Then top with dehydrated persimmon slices — they look like little flowers!

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Jonathan Boulton
Caramel Apple Mimosas

Here's the grown-up (and less sticky) way to enjoy a caramel apple. Pro tip: For the cinnamon-sugar rim, dip the glass in caramel instead of water for more flavor.

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Anson Smart
Warm Bourbon Cider

Embrace the traditional flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Or if you're feeling daring, add grapefruit and pineapple juice for the of this recipe.

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Holly & Flora
Bourbon and Spiced Pear Cocktail

Bitters are exactly what your fruity drinks were missing. A dash complements the fresh pear purée with a little zest.

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A Beautiful Mess
Pumpkin Spice White Russian

Homemade pumpkin spice syrup gives this creamy dessert drink a dash of seasonal flavor.

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Flourishing Foodie
Mulled Wine

The only thing better than drinking mulled wine is smelling its sweet, spicy scent all over your house.

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How Sweet Eats
Pomegranate Orange Punch

Sweeten up pomegranate with whole orange slices — this punch is perfect for your Thanksgiving crowd.

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Cookie and Kate
Cinnamon Maple Whiskey Sour

Take two of fall's telltale flavors, mix them together and what do you get? The ultimate Thanksgiving aperitif.

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Plays Well with Butter
Chai Cocktail with Golden Raisin Rum

Forget chai lattes — chai infused cocktails, made with raisin-soaked rum, it the way to do it.

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Gimme Some Oven
Cranberry Margaritas

Everybody's summertime favorite can still make an appearance. Just mix in 100% cranberry juice (not the fake stuff) for an autumn-ready treat.

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The Sweetest Occasion
Caramel Apple Sangria

Struggling with which bottle of white to stir in? Try a semi-sweet Riesling or Pinot Grigio to balance out the sugary syrup.

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