Four Charleston-Inspired Cocktails for the Holiday Season

Betsey Geier

Decorations, check. Menu, set. Cocktail, poured.

The best way to create a merry holiday season is by curating Charleston-inspired cocktails. Here’s a roundup of four unique cups of cheer created by local restaurants.

Cereal Killer

By the time Santa gets down your chimney, he’ll be ready for a stiff drink. Be his favorite stop along the way with this drink from HoM.

To create, combine Cannon Distillery Chai Tea Vodka, Cinnamon Crunch Milk, Cardamom, and Lemon.

Allspice and Everything Nice

Give traditional eggnog a twist that is sure to put it a sparkle in even your grumpiest houseguest. Felix serves up elegant eggnog with St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, Egg Whites, Spiced Rum, Lemon Juice, Demerara, House Infused Spiced Pear Liquor, and Canton Ginger Liqueur.

Holy City Dead Eye Martini

Want to catch Rudolph on the roof? Stay awake all night long with Parcel 32’s espresso martini.

To create, combine Espresso Vodka, Kahlua, and Godiva Christmas Cocktail.

Caribbean Christmas Margarita 

(Mentally) check out of this chilly Charleston air with a dreamy trip to the south with Taco Boy’s sunny spin on the traditional Margarita.

Combine Tequila, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Coco Lopex, and a Peppermint Candy Cane rim to really make this drink pop.