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In the Spirit: The Columbusite’s Guide to Holiday Cocktails in Columbus, Georgia

Winter is upon us and that means that happy hours are even happier with festive holiday cocktails. Bookmark this guide for when you’re looking for somewhere to get a fun little drink and a bite to eat after walking through the Uptown tree trail or hunting some of that holiday cheer!


Old Saint Nic’s Famous Kegnog- A twist on a classic that cannot be missed. You can try their Original Kegnog, pineapple, coconut, or all three by getting the flight!

Trevioli Italian Kitchen @ The Rapids

Photos by Sammie Saxon

Jingle Juice- This blue dream is made of rum, macadamia liqueur, pineapple, coconut cream, and cinnamon.

Mint Condition- A concoction of vodka, creme de menthe, chocolate chai simple syrup, and vanilla whipped cream make up this delicious drink.

Clausmo- This classic drink with a christmas twist is made with vodka, spiced cranberry and pomegranate syrup, and lime.

Stock Market

Photos by Berkley Martin-Lynn

Hot CommodiTea - Warm up with a hot toddy! This one is made with apple whiskey, pumpkin spice liqueur, black tea, lemon, and crysanthemum.

Fuzzy Logic - A treat made with mission fig liqueur, pear liqueur, blood orange pelligrino, and brown sugar cinnamon foam.

Intellectual Property - This seasonal cocktail changes daily with the bartender! Stop by to see what they’ve come up with.


Coquito - Try Jarfly’s version of the traditional Puerto Rican christmas drink! It’s made with evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, coconut, vanilla, Puerto Rican rum, and Christmas spices.

11th and Bay

Hot Buttered Bourbon- Maker’s Mark, spiced butter made with cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, clove, dark brown sugar, vanilla bean, and apple cider. Garnished with star anise and cinnamon stick

Salt Cellar

Cranberry Fizz- Prosecco, cranberry juice, cranberries, rosemary sprig, and edible glitter.

Peppermint Swirl Martini- peppermint schnapps, vanilla vodka, chocolate cream, candy cane rum.

Grinch mojito- rum, lime, mint, melon liqueur, simply syrup, pomegranate seeds.

Xmas Cosmo- vodka, cranberry, lime, rosemary simple syrup.

Spiced Russian- vodka, rumchata, Kahlua, heavy cream, cinnamon

Animal Farm

Coquito- Recipes for this Puerto Rican holiday drink vary from family to family! Made with evaporated and condensed milk, cream of coconut, spices, coconut and spiced rum. Keep your eyes peeled for Cookies and Cream Coquito!

*In the spirit of inclusivity, each restaurant included here also offers non-alcoholic options, too. Simply ask for a mocktail, and they'll be glad to oblige!

Looking for things do to this holiday season in Columbus, Georgia? Checkout our roundup of Top Holiday Events for the Whole Family.

To access the Columbus Community Calendar, click here. ◾️


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