7 Low Alcohol Cocktails To Drink All Day Long on Thanksgiving

By F&W Editors Posted November 24, 2015

Drinking on Thanksgiving isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon. If you start pounding the Zinfandel or slamming high-octane beers before Santa has even made his way through the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, you’re probably not going to make it to pie. Instead, slowly sip on these low-impact cocktails.

1. Michelada Gingembre
This version of a Shandygaff (citrus soda mixed with lager) is made with fresh ginger juice and a hoppy IPA. Adding a dash of hot sauce makes the drink even better.

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2. Fennel Ridgecrests
Fresh fennel juice is the base for this delicious cocktail.

3. Hat Trick
This delicious, bitter, spritzy cocktail is a great aperitif.

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4. Low Approach
This wintry beer cocktail is spiked with sweet vermouth, Lillet Blanc and an allspice dram.

5. Tante’s Medicine
This sensational take on a hot toddy is made with B&B liqueur, an herbaceous mix of Cognac and Benedictine.

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6. Rebujito
It doesn’t get simpler than this two-ingredient sherry cocktail.

7. Cranberry-Spice Cocktail
With tangy cranberry and spicy ginger, this is the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail.

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