Thanksgiving cocktails

The 30 Best Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Spice Up Your Turkey Day Feast

Using all of the best fall flavors.

Thanksgiving conjures up visions of turkey, stuffing and more fall desserts than you usually see all year. Between eating pumpkin pie and turkey legs, you might as well enjoy a fall-flavored cocktail. Whatever your favorite, you're sure to discover the perfect concoction among our 30 tasty Thanksgiving cocktail recipes.

Our spirited list includes cocktails that make the best of warming fall flavors, such as apple, pumpkin spice and cranberry. Among the new products this Thanksgiving is Proper No. Twelve Irish Apple. It's triple-distilled like the original but with the unmistakable flavor of candied green apple. Whiskey pairs particularly well with the flavors of the season and is always a treat during the chilly fall months.  

One indulgent cocktail recipe using Proper No. Twelve Irish Apple is the Proper Apple Pie Martini. We've outlined it below as a truly delicious option to sip on during your Thanksgiving activities

Proper Apple Pie Martini Directions: 


  • 2 oz Proper Irish Apple

  • 2 oz Irish Cream Liqueur

  • 2 Dashes of cinnamon

  • Graham cracker rim on glass

In a Boston shaker filled with ice, add 2 ounces Proper Irish Apple, 2 ounces Irish Cream Liqueur, and a dash of cinnamon. Shake and strain into a martini glass rimmed with crushed graham crackers. Garnish with a dash of cinnamon.

The martini is like sipping the most delicious apple pie in beverage form. The whiskey kick makes it extra special when you need to unwind after lots of Thanksgiving planning. 

Try this and 30 other fun Thanksgiving cocktail recipes we've outlined below to make your holiday extra grand for everyone.

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