Favorite Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Apple Cider Sangria

Serves 4
3 (12-ounce) bottles hard apple cider
1 ½ cups fresh apple cider
1 cup ginger beer
½ cup Probably Shouldn’t Apple Brandy
1 apple, 1 pear and 1 orange sliced
handful of cinnamon sticks

Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher. Stir gently.

Serve immediately.

Hot Buttered Brandy

Stir together:
4-6 ounces hot, spiced apple cider
1 Tbsp Hot Buttered Rum batter
1 ½ ounce Probably Shouldn’t Apple Brandy

Spiked Cider

Stir together:
4-6 ounces hot, spiced apple cider
½ ounce Blueberry Pie Liqueur
1 ½ ounces Probably Shouldn’t Apple Brandy

Berry Mule

Serve over ice:
2 ounces Probably Shouldn’t Blueberry or Raspberry Brandy
squeeze of lime
4 ounces ginger beer
splash of pineapple juice

Blueberry Pie Mimosa

Top your favorite Champagne or sparkling wine with ½-1 ounce Probably Shouldn’t Blueberry Pie Liqueur. Garnish with whole blueberries or cranberries.


Pour 1 ounce of Probably Shouldn’t Blueberry Pie Liqueur in 12 ounces of Irish Death Strong Ale. It tastes like a gingersnap cookie. Not kidding.

Gin Old Fashioned

3 ounces Probably Shouldn’t Old Tom Gin
3 dashes Angostura or orange bitters
2 tsp. simple syrup
Generous Orange Twist

Pour the gin, bitters and simple syrup into a large glass filled with ice cubes. Stir well. Strain into rocks glass and add orange twist.

North Pole Nog

1 ½ oz Probably Shouldn’t Apple Brandy or Single Malt Whisky
3 oz small batch eggnog

Pour the brandy and eggnog into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Shake well, and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with grated nutmeg, and serve.