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Cheers! Festive Cocktails for Your Holiday Party

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Courtesy Lexington Social House

Take a cue from your Christmas display when you stir up cocktails this year. And we’re not talking about the plastic Santa in your front yard.

The Ryan Gosling-ready mistletoe and poinsettias decking your halls translate into some festive drink-spiration. Try these holiday cocktail recipes – but hold the plants, of course.

Under the Mistletoe

Courtesy of Hollywood restaurant Lexington Social House

• 1 oz. rum
• ½ oz. apricot liqueur
• 1 oz. simple syrup
• 1 oz. lime juice
• Dash of bitters
Mix ingredients, and serve in a collins cocktail glass on ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Poinsettia Punch cocktail
Courtesy Nolet's

Poinsettia Punch

Created by Frank Cisneros of New York City’s Gin Palace

• 2 oz. dry gin (recipe recommends Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin)
• ¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
• ¼ oz. cinnamon syrup
• ½ oz. grenadine
• 1 tsp. allspice liqueur (recipe recommends St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram)
• 2 dashes aromatic bitters (recipe recommends Angostura Bitters)
Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Shake over fresh ice. Strain into a double rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a cloved lemon wheel.