Festive Sips: Holiday Cocktails to Celebrate With

The holiday season is in full swing, and what better way to celebrate than with some festive cocktails? Whether you’re hosting a holiday bash in The Annex or having a cozy night in at The Beaches, these holiday-inspired cocktails are sure to bring the cheer. And remember, Drink Ink, Toronto’s original after-hours alcohol delivery service, has all the ingredients you need just a click away (by click we mean phone call 647-641-2374).

1. The Winter Wonderland Martini:

Capture the magic of a snowy Toronto night with this creamy and dreamy cocktail.

2 oz Finlandia Vodka

1 oz White Chocolate Liqueur

1 oz Peppermint Schnapps

Crushed Candy Cane for rimming

Mini Candy Cane for garnish

Rim your martini glass with crushed candy cane. In a shaker, combine vodka, white chocolate liqueur, and peppermint schnapps with ice. Shake well and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a mini candy cane.

2. The Kensington Market Spice:

Inspired by the eclectic vibes of Kensington Market, this cocktail is warm, spicy, and perfect for sipping.

2 oz Canadian Club 100% Rye

1 oz Apple Cider

0.5 oz Maple Syrup

A dash of Cinnamon

Apple Slice for garnish

Combine the rye, apple cider, maple syrup, and a dash of cinnamon in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a slice of apple.

3. The Bloor Street Bubbly:

Celebrate the holiday season in style with this festive and bubbly cocktail.

2 oz Bottega Vino Dei Poeti Prosecco DOC

1 oz Cranberry Juice

0.5 oz Triple Sec

Fresh Cranberries for garnish

Rosemary Sprig for garnish

In a champagne flute, combine the Prosecco, cranberry juice, and triple sec. Stir gently and garnish with fresh cranberries and a sprig of rosemary.

4. The Distillery District Toddy:

Warm up with this hot toddy, inspired by the historic charm of the Distillery District.

2 oz Jameson Irish Whiskey

1 tbsp Honey

2 tsp Lemon Juice

Hot Water

Lemon Slice for garnish

Cinnamon Stick for garnish

In a mug, combine the whiskey, honey, and lemon juice. Top with hot water and stir until the honey is dissolved. Garnish with a slice of lemon and a cinnamon stick.

These holiday cocktails are sure to add a touch of festive cheer to your celebrations. And remember, Drink Ink is here to deliver all the ingredients you need to make these delightful drinks at home. Cheers to a joyful and spirited holiday season in the 6ix!

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