11 Thanksgiving Drinks To Make Your Holiday More Bearable in 2016

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We all know the holidays can be really fun – and also a total downer. So we have rounded up 11 Thanksgiving drinks to enjoy in NYC, festive concoctions to help you get your mind off of mom’s nagging and grandpa’s outbursts.

Thanksgiving Drinks

You can find the Midtown Manhattan drinks below or you skip to Lower Manhattan.

Midtown Manhattan

Papa’s Pilgrimage at Park Avenue Autumn

Papas Pilgrimage at Park Avenue Autumn

360 Park Ave. S., New York, NY

The mixology team at Park Avenue Autumn gets into the holiday spirit with the Papa’s Pilgrimage, made with bourbon, lemon juice, root liqueur,egg whites, cranberry and cardamom bitters and sage leaves muddles in maple syrup, shaken and strained into a tall glass bottomed with club soda, garnished with cherries and a sage leaf. 212-951-7111, www.parkavenyc.com

Back Country at Trademark Taste & Grind

Back Country at Trademark

38 W. 36th St., New York,NY

You want a strong cocktail to take off that holiday edge, but also something with a clean refreshing taste. The Back Countryfits the bill, made with Tin Cup whiskey, cranberry syrup, sorel, lemon and egg white, served in a coupe glass with a star anise garnish. Festive, indeed! 646-858-2320,www.ingoodcompanyhg.com/trademark

Bulleit Apple Pie at Four Seasons

Bulleit Apple Pie at Four Seasons

57 E. 57th St.

Who doesn’t love apple pie on Thanksgiving? Even better when it’s in cocktail form! The Four Seasons is serving up this special holiday tipple, made with Bulleit bourbon, fresh apple, nutmeg and cinnamon sticks, served over ice and topped with ginger ale. 212-758-5700, www.fourseasons.com/newyork

Harvest Cobbler at The Skylark

Harvest Cobbler The Skylark

200 W. 39th St., New York, NY

Pie in a glass? Yes, please. The Harvest Cobbler at The Skylark blends vodka, Marilde pear liquor, lemon juice and agave topped with a fruit cobbler mix – grape, pear and rosemary – for a savory, and boozy, treat. ., 212-257-4577, www.theskylarknyc.com

Pumpkin Spice Martini at Park Avenue Tavern

Pumpkin Spice Martini at Park Avenue Tavern

99 Park Ave., New York, NY

Yes, Pumpkin Spice is still going strong, and you can enjoy it in this Martini at Park Avenue Tavern, right in the heart of Midtown near Grand Central. A mix of Spiced rum, RumChata and homemade pumpkin puree, served with a cinnamon stick garnish. 212-867-4484, www.parkavenuetavernnyc.com

Murray Hill, Midtown East

Rice Pudding Martini at Haven

Rice Pudding Martini at Haven Rooftop

132 W. 47th St., New York, NY

Sometimes you just need something sweet, and the Rice Pudding Martini at Haven rooftop certainly fits the bill. Made with Maker’s Mark, Rumchata, Malibu rum and cinnamon sprinkles with a strawberry garnish, this drink is like dessert in a martini glass. 212-466-9000, www.havenrooftop.com

Bedford Boulevard at Bedford & Co.

The Bedford Boulevard at Bedford & Co

118 E. 40th St., New York, NY

This spot by Chef John Delucie is all about wood-fired cuisine, so it’s no surprise that the cocktails follow suit. The Bedford Boulevard is a spin on the classic Negroni, made with Woodford Reseve bourbon instead of gin, along with Campari and Antica Carpano sweet vermouth, garnished with a wood-fire smoked dried orange wheel to add some smoke. 212-634-4040, www.bedfordandco.com

Pumpkin Spiced Latte-tini at Del Frisco’s Grille

Pumpkin Spiced Latte Martini at Del Friscos

50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY

The Pumpkin Spiced Latte-tini at Del Frisco’s Grille – located in the middle of Rockefeller Center – is a real rich and delicious holiday treat, made with Stoli Vanil, real pumpkin syrup and half and half, garnished with a shake of nutmeg. 212-767-0371, www.delfriscosgrille.com/new-york

Lower Manhattan – LES & Greenwich Village

Harvest Sour at Los Feliz

Old Camp Harvest Sour at Los Feliz

109 Ludlow St., New York, NY

Head to the Lower East Side to check out the Harvest Sour at Los Feliz, made with a bend of Old Camp Peach Pecan whiskey, 100-proof Applejack, fresh lemon and local honey syrup, shaken and strain over ice and garnished with dried fall flowers. , 212-228-8383, www.losfeliznyc.com

Pumpkin Caipirinha at JIMMY

Pumpkin Caipirinha at JIMMY at the James

15 Thompson St., New York, NY

Pumpkin makes another appearance in this cocktail at JIMMY at The James (one of our fave year-round rooftops), where pumpkin butter is blended with Avua Auburn cachaça, agave, lime juice, an orange and lime wedge, muddled together and poured into a rocks glass and topped of with grated nutmeg. Yum. , 212-201-9118, www.jimmysoho.com

East of Eden at Bell, Book & Candle

East of Eden at Bell, Book & Candle

141 W. 10th St., New York, NY

A riff on the classic Penicillin cocktail, the East of Eden at Bell, Book & Candle will cures all that ails you – including holiday family drama. Made with Old Overholt rye, apple/honey puree and fresh lemon, the drink is finished with a dehydrated apple garnish and a spritz of Laphroig Islay scotch. ., 212-414-2355, www.bbandcnyc.com

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