3 Festive Holiday Cocktails to Impress Your Guests

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Embrace the Festivities with Delectable Holiday Drinks

It’s once again that festive time of year to gather with family and friends and celebrate the holidays. Whether you’re planning a big event or an intimate soiree, having the perfect holiday cocktail to offer is key! 

For your next get-together with friends around the fire, consider offering our toasty Hidden Harbour cocktail. If you’re planning a dinner party with family, a classic drink like our Deck the Halls Punch would be the perfect choice. And if you’re in charge of an office cocktail party, why not amaze your colleagues with signature cocktails like our Mezcal Sparkle and Fizz?

The Cascadia Liquor team is here to help you find all the ingredients you need to create unforgettable moments. Let us be your go-to guide for entertaining this season, and however you choose to celebrate, spread the holiday cheer!


Hidden Harbour Whiskey Rye

Picture of Holiday Rye Whiskey Cocktail


  • 1¾ oz. Riefel Rye

  • ¾ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

  • ½ oz. Sons of Vancouver Amaretto

  • ⅜ oz. Honey Syrup

  • ⅜ oz. Orgeat

  • 3 Dashes of Apricot Bitters

  • 2 Pinches of Ground Cinnamon


In a cocktail shaker, combine the whiskey, lemon juice, apricot liqueur, honey syrup, orgeat, bitters and a pinch of cinnamon. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with another pinch of cinnamon.

    picture of Reifel Rye Whiskey

    Reifel Rye Whiskey

    Aromatic with notes of banana bread and burnt sugar. Flavourful with hints of toffee, vanilla, crème brûlée balanced with warm pear and dark chocolate. The finish is warm and lingering.

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      Disaronno Amaretto

      Sweet and fruity character - This Italian liqueur made from vanilla and pure caramelized sugar with a characteristic bittersweet almond taste. Disaronno claims its original amaretto's secret formula is unchanged from the year 1525. 

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        Mezcal Sparkle & Fizz

        Mescal & Ginger Fizz Tall Sour Picture


        • 1½ oz. Mezcal

        • ½ oz. Ginger Syrup

        • ½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice

        • 2 Dashes Lime Bitters

        • 1 Large Egg White

        • 3 oz. Ginger Beer

        • Lime Wedge or Twist



          In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the mezcal, ginger syrup, lime juice, bitters, and egg white. Shake vigorously and then double strain into a collins glass. Garnish, and enjoy!

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            Teremana Reposado Tequila

            Anticipate vanilla, oak, honey, chocolate and herbal notes. It's medium-bodied and smooth with a long, warm finish.

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              Crabbie's Original Ginger Beer

              Dark amber gold colour; fairly intense aromas of ginger, spice, with notes of oak and cedar. Sweet, medium bodied with frothy carbonation. Pleasantly balanced and spicy on the finish.

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                Deck the Halls Holiday Punch

                (Serves 5)

                Holiday Punch for 5


                • 10 oz. Cognac

                • 10 oz. Maraschino Liqueur

                • 30 oz. Rosé Sparkling Wine

                • 20 oz. Ginger Ale

                • 3 Blood Oranges, cut into wheels

                • Dried Blood Orange Slice


                In a punch bowl, add the cognac and maraschino liqueur. Stir slowly and add a large block of ice. Just before serving, add the Champagne and ginger ale. Slowly stir again, and garnish with the dried blood orange wheel.

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                  Hennessy V.S. Cognac

                  Intense character and full-bodied flavours, Hennessy V.S reveals its liveliness whether enjoyed neat, on ice, or with a mixer.

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                    picture of Unsworth Charme de l'île Rosé

                    Unsworth Charme de l'île Rosé

                    Charme de l'île Rosé offers aromas of raspberries, red apple and cranberry on the nose. The palate is dry and refreshing with flavours of ruby red grapefruit, cranberry and strawberry. The thirst quenching mid palate leads to a pleasing and dry finish.

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