Cheers! Easy-to-Make Holiday Cocktails and Mocktails

December 20, 2022by Becky Sowemimo

‘Tis the season for nonstop holiday parties and festivities, so we put together a couple of our favorite easy-to-make cocktails and mocktails for revelers to serve up a glass of holiday cheer at home. Recently featured on FOX 5 ”Good Day Atlanta” The Scarf Season is perfect for kids and non-drinkers who are looking for a tasty and refreshing combination of sweetness and tang. Our Spiced Apple Cider is a twist on a classic and can be made in a batch ahead time, providing a stress-free zero proof option. For guests looking for an extra kick, simply add whiskey for a spicier and warmer taste. Detailed recipes and instructions for both beverages are below.

And, if you’re in need of a last-minute gift for the holiday host or cocktail lover in your life, stop by and pick up a bottle of one of in-house distilled spirits, including our most recent release – Amaro Peach, glass sets, cocktail shakers, and more.

Scarf Season

.5 oz Kabosu

1oz Fig Syrup*

  1. Mix together all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake and strain into a Collins glass over a tall ice cube or ice.
  3. Top with club soda.

Spiced Apple Cider

4 parts apple cider
1 part lemon juice
1 part orange juice

1 part honey cinnamon syrup**

  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Serve over ice with star anise and apple peel twist.
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* Fig Syrup


300 g cut sliced dried figs
800 mL water
300 g demerara sugar
300 g white sugar
20 mL vanilla extract
30 mL lemon juice


1. Add all ingredients together in a saucepan on medium heat until sugars have dissolved.
2. Let simmer for 15 minutes, then take off heat and bring to room temperature.
3. Transfer to mason jar and let sit for 24 hours.

4. Strain the syrup through a fine cheesecloth to remove all the figs. Store in refrigerator.

** Honey Cinnamon Syrup


500 mL water
250 mL honey
125 g cinnamon


1. Add water and cinnamon to a small saucepan.
2. Bring to a gentle boil, then reduce heat and simmer slowly until the water evaporates to 1/2 cup.
3. Remove from heat, add honey, and stir until dissolved.
4. Cool the mixture until room temperature.
5. Strain the syrup through a fine cheesecloth and sieve to remove all the cinnamon. Store in refrigerator.