Thanksgiving Drink Ideas

It's officially the holiday season, which means the drink choices are shifting to accommodate both the changing weather and the desire to celebrate. Here's two Austin bartender favorites...

Try mixing these festive drinks up before your Turkey is ready for carving!


2 ounces dark rum, 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, 4 ounces hot water, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 slice orange,

Mix all the ingredients in a mug and garnish with a cinnamon stick and a slice of orange.


1 1/2 oz Kahlua or other coffee liqueur, 1 1/2 oz half-and-half, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 teapoon simple syrup, 1 egg, 3 heaping tablespoons crushed ice

Blend together until the ice is reduced to small chips. Serve immediately.