Vodka and cranberry will always be a classic, but why not opt for something a little more sophisticated during cranberry season? Order these great cranberry cocktails for Thanksgiving (and even serve them up in your own home) for a step up from the bartender’s simplest concoction.
A Spoken Era at Ramona
This gourmet riff on a vodka cranberry is enhanced with vanilla reduction, lemon and homemade citrus bitters. It’s not always on the menu, but don’t hesitate to request this seasonal drink.
Port of Call at Clover Club
White Cosmo at DANIEL
Daniel Boulud’s restaurants have become famous for the White Cosmo, made with white cranberry juice, 42 Below vodka, lime and a fragrant splash of St. Germain elderflower liqueur.
AQNY, White Cranberry at Aquavit
Aquavit’s in-house infused aquavit comes in a white cranberry flavor perfect for the fall! Order it straight or have a bartender mix it into the cocktail of your choice.
Royal Sea Breeze at Half and Half
This autumnal cocktail is made with Ketel One Vodka, a Celery-Cranberry cordial and topped with grapefruit soda and prosecco for a bubbly finish.
Cranberry Fix at Bacchanal
This new autumnal cocktail is made with Chivas Regal 12, combier original, and a homemade fresh cranberry cordial with pressed lemon and rosemary. The drink, served in a coupe, combines tart and savory flavors for the perfect cozy November drink.
Ginger Orchid at Haru
This Asian-inspired cocktail is shaken with Ketel One ‘Citroen’ vodka, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, cranberry juice and sour mix, for a recognizable take on the cosmo, with just enough ginger flavor to pair perfectly with sushi.
Sake Cranberry Cocktail at Momokawa
Think a Japanese interpretation of the classic cosmo! Momokawa takes cranberry juice, fresh lime and sake and shakes it for the perfect bitter concoction to enjoy with some shabu-shabu.