25 perfect-for-Thanksgiving cocktails

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By Megan Sheeley, Style Me Pretty

Your table is set, the turkey is perfectly roasted, your guests are about to arrive ... and a cocktail is definitely in order! This collection of pretty drinks is perfect for the holiday. From pre-dinner delights to dessert-like sips, you'll find just the right bevy to wet your whistle this coming Thanksgiving. It's time to eat, drink and be merry...

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25 perfect-for-Thanksgiving cocktails

CRANBERRY BOURBON FIZZ 

Add a little bit of holiday spirit to your classic bourbon drink. This Cranberry Bourbon Fizz is sure to get the party started.

Find the recipe here.

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PEAR AND GINGER SAGE COCKTAIL 

A Cozy Kitchen concocted this Pear and Ginger-Sage Cocktail. It's a refreshing holiday drink with a bit of sage and ginger that makes it quite the thirst-quencher.

Find the recipe here.

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MAPLE SPICED COCKTAIL 

I will find almost any reason to use Maple Syrup, especially when the holidays come around, so this Maple Spied Cocktail from Lark & Linen is really the perfect excuse!

Find the recipe here.

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GINGER AND PROSECCO COCKTAIL 

Bubbly for the holidays is a must, so to make it a bit more fall focused, try this Ginger and Prosecco Cocktail.

Find the recipe here.

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SUGAR AND SPICE WHITE RUSSIAN 

Snickerdoodles are seriously delicious cookies, so when we saw this Sugar and Spice White Russian by Waiting on Martha, we just knew it would be amazing with a side of yum!

Find the recipe here.

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PERSIMMON SPICE PUNCH 

Surprise your guests with a Persimmon Spice Punch by My Diary of Us. They won't be expecting the deliciousness of the Persimmon with the rum.

Find the recipe here.

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APRICOT TEA GINGER COCKTAIL

This Apricot Tea Ginger Cocktail takes some advanced planning for some brandy infusion, but it's totally worth it in the end for this dynamic drink.

Find the recipe here.

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BOTTOMS UP PEAR THYME FIZZ

This Pear Thyme Fizz from Camille Styles is going to set your palette perfectly before the Turkey Dinner. A bit of pear and thyme are a great combo for a refreshing pre-dinner drink.

Find the recipe here.

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ASIAN PEAR AND GINGER SPARKLER 

This Asian Pear and Ginger Sparkler is simple refreshing perfection.

Find the recipe here.

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POMEGRANATE CRANBERRY SPARKLER 

These Pomegranate Cranberry Sparklers are perfect for company. You can prep ahead of time and have a perfect festive cocktail for your guests.

Find the recipe here.

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MULLED WINE

The lovely fragrance of this Mulled Wine from Waiting on Martha in your kitchen is going to fill your home with the smell of the holidays.

Find the recipe here.

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POMEGRANATE ROSEMARY SPRITZER

You probably have rosemary on your grocery list for your Turkey Dinner already, so this recipe for Pomegranate Rosemary Spritzers from A House in the Hills will make your meal prep a bit easier. The nice herbal smell is a refreshing drink you won't want to miss.

Find the recipe here.

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BRULEED GRAPEFRUIT GIN FIZZ

Grapefruit might seem like a summery drink, but bruleed grapefruit is a perfect accompaniment for some gin on the holidays. Try these Bruleedd Grapefruit Gin Fizzes for a new spin on a classic.

Find the recipe here.

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APPLE MINT SANGRIA

Pitchers of Apple Mint Sangria from the Kitchy Kitchen sounds like the perfect addition to the upcoming holiday. This refreshing but seasonal take on a classic cocktail is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Find the recipe here.

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SPICED SPIKED EGGNOG

Yes, you are officially allowed to have eggnog now that there are holiday movies on TV. Try this protein packed version of Spiced Spiked Eggnog from The Flair Exchange.

Find the recipe here.

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CRANBERRY GINGER GIN PUNCH

Just when you thought cocktails couldn't be healthy, there's this amazing recipe from Hello Natural. This Cranberry Ginger Gin Punch is full of antioxidants and tasty to boot.

Find the recipe here.

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FIG AND LEMON FIZZ

This Fig and Lemon Fizz is a fast favorite in my book. The fresh fig pureed mixed with lemon and honey is a fabulous autumn pair from My Diary of Us.

Find the recipe here.

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HOT PUMPKIN TEQUILA TODDY

Your guests might expect pumpkin pie, but this Hot Pumpkin Tequila Toddy is a sure surprise. Another reason for some pumpkin before the season is over.

Find the recipe here.

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PEAR AND SPARKLING CIDER COCKTAIL 

If you were looking for a cider cocktail with a punch, this Pear Sparkling Cider Cocktail is the perfect solution, plus bourbon is a great festive spirit.

Find the recipe here.

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APPLE CIDER SANGRIA

How Sweet Eats is making my mouth water with this recipe for Apple Cider Sangria. This white wine based sangria is a seriously delicious way of combining cider and spirit.

Find the recipe here.

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APPLE PIE SGROPPINO COCKTAIL

While this Apple Pie Sgroppino Cocktail could be as dessert all by its lonesome, I think it will go right alongside that line-up of pies for Thanksgiving. This is what indulgence is all about.

Find the recipe here.

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APPLE CIDER MARGARITAS

For the tequila lovers out there, this Apple Cider Margarita by Wine and Glue was made for you. Seriously though, why not have some of these refreshing margaritas this holiday?

Find the recipe here.

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ROSEMARY INFUSED HOLIDAY COCKTAIL 

This drink is perfect for those new coupe glasses you just bought. A holiday cocktail that's festive in color and in flavor, try these Rosemary Infused Holiday Cocktails from The Flair Exchange.

Find the recipe here.

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APPLE PIE COCKTAIL 

The secret is out, I adore apple pie. I would eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner AND dessert if I could. So the option for a Apple Pie Cocktail from A House in the Hills comes to fruition, you know this is a serious contender for my favorite drink ever.

Find the recipe here.

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FRESH BERRY MINT JULEP​

So you got hooked on Mint Juleps when you bought a pretty set of tumblers this spring. But just because it's not the season for the traditional cocktail, doesn't mean you can't have this seasonal version made with fresh figs. Try the Fresh Berry Mint Julep for a twist on the traditional.

Find the recipe here.

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