5 Great Thanksgiving Cocktails to Make This Thursday

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If there’s two things we love about November, it’s Thanksgiving and cocktails.

Thanksgiving for us at Gomer’s Fine Wine & Spirits is a special time of year when we can welcome our favorite customers and help them plan their Thanksgiving dinner or Friendsgiving party. This Turkey Day, we’re sharing some of the most unique and surprisingly delicious Thanksgiving cocktails.

These Thanksgiving cocktails will be the talk of the dinner

Pumpkin Pie Martini Thanksgiving Cocktail

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Pumpkin Martini image on acouplecooks.com

For the pumpkin pie connoisseurs in your home, this will put them in “everything Autumn” heaven. It’s a surprising twist of pumpkin pie plus martini in one perfect combination.

  • 1.5 oz Bourbon or Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Spiced Rum
  • 2 tbsp Pumpkin Purée
  • Optional: Add Brown Sugar to rim of glass
  • Pomegranate Citrus Sangria Thanksgiving Cocktail

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    Pomegranate Citrus Sangria image on completelydelicious.com

    For a sweeter cocktail that serves up to eight people, try this pomegranate citrus sangria. This fall favorite mixes pomegranates, oranges, cinnamon, and sangria.

  • 1 Bottle Sangria (750 mL)
  • 1 Cup Brandy
  • 1 Cup Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 Cup Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
  • 1 Thinly Sliced Orange
  • 1 Pomegranate with arils removed
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • Cranberry Bourbon Thanksgiving Cocktail

    orange colored cranberry bourbon cocktail on wood table with four roses whiskey bottle in background
    Cranberry Bourbon image on acouplecooks.com

    This Thanksgiving cocktail is a must-try for bourbon fanatics. The Cranberry Bourbon cocktail is smooth, refreshing, and pairs well with everything on your turkey day table.

    Read the recipe below for serving this cocktail for up to eight people.

  • 1 1/2 Cups Bourbon
  • 1 Cup Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 Cups Orange Juice
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened Cranberry Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • Apple Cider Prosecco Spritz Thanksgiving Cocktail

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    Apple Cider Prosecco Spritz image on howsweeteats.com

    For early Thanksgiving breakfast or brunch this Thursday, we recommend this apple cider prosecco spritz. Pick up the ingredients you need for this cocktail from Gomer’s State Line.

  • 2-3 oz Apple Cider
  • 1 oz Aperol
  • 2-3 oz Prosecco
  • Splash of Soda Water
  • Sprinkle with Cinnamon
  • Apple wedge for garnish
  • Cranberry Margarita Thanksgiving Cocktail

    cranberries in a cup and limes next to glasses of red cocktail drink

    Tequila and Thanksgiving? Why not! Enjoy this fun and tangy cranberry margarita cocktail this Thursday.

  • 4.5 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 1.5 oz Blanco Tequila
  • 1 oz Triple Sec
  • 1/2 Lime
  • Fresh Cranberries
  • Ice
  • Coarse Sea Salt around the rim
  • Rosemary twigs for garnish
  • We hope you and your family have a Happy Thanksgiving!