The Greenhorn Ranch's favorite holiday cocktail recipes

As Fall continues to paint the Sierra pines the most beautiful colors, Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. If you haven’t already, it’s time to finalize your holiday food and drink menu. Here at Greenhorn ranch we have a few holiday libation favorites that we can’t wait to share with you. Each of these drinks provides a holiday-inspired twist to the traditional cocktail. Grab your loved ones - you’ll want to enjoy these drinks in good company.

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Forget pumpkin spice lattes. We’re all about this pumpkin pie cocktail that’s perfect for Fall!


  • Captain Morgan Spiced

  • Rum

  • Pumpkin Liqueur

  • Lemon

  • Ice


1. Combine Captain Morgan Spiced Rum and pumpkin Liqueur over ice

2. Add a squeeze of lemon

3. Enjoy

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Give this classic cocktail a bit of atwist with this delicious holiday drink!


• 2 parts eggnog Liqueur

• 1 part vodka

• 1 part kahlua

• Whipped cream

• Nutmeg


1. Combine kahlua, vodka, and eggnog

in a cocktail shaker with ice.

2. Shake well and strain into glasses

3. Top with whipped cream and ground nutmeg

Recipe Notes:

Eggnog Liqueur: We love Kirkland brand eggnog liqueur. Vodka: We suggest Ultimat

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The perfect holiday cocktail with flavors of apple, bourbon, and ginger


  • Kentucky Bourbon

  • Apple Cider

  • Ginger Ale

  • Cinnamon

  • Apple Slices


  1. Fill shaker with ice

  2. Combine equal parts bourbon, cider, and ginger ale

  3. Add a dash of cinnamon

  4. Shake well and pour

  5. Garnish with apple slice

Recipe Notes:

Bourbon: We love to use Maker’s Mark

Apple cider: We suggest Trader Joe’s cider

Alli Phillips