Seasonal Cocktails To Impress Your Guests

We’ve teamed up with our amazing bar partners at LiquidMotion to bring you a Holiday Happy Hour! Four seasonal cocktails sure to impress your guests this holiday. Our Guest Blogger, LiquidMotion’s Chelsie Ingalls, is sharing all the festive recipes below. Read on for her ingredient lists and how-to instructions. Cheers!

Seasonal Sip inspiration for your holiday gatherings

Image by Russell Heeter Photography.


At The Hutton House, we work with our trusted bar partners, LiquidMotion to offer each client exceptional service and customized staffing, as well as creative menus featuring craft cocktails and premium beverage selections.

Chelsie Ingalls joined the LiquidMotion team in 2014 as an event bartender and accepted their Sales and Event Planning Manager role in 2019. She has always had a passion for event planning which started when she assisted with planning events and concerts for a local radio station. She loves being able to use her previous event planning experience and passion for the service industry while helping all of her clients plan their bar services.

You may see Chelsie’s smiling face behind the bar at your HH event. She has bartended well over 150 events with LiquidMotion, and now Chelsie is sharing some of her favorite seasonal cocktails that you can serve up at your holiday gatherings!

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Holiday Happy Hour with LiquidMotion


A seasonal twist on the classic Espresso Martini, this one’s a crowd pleaser and the perfect pick-me-up for those Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve celebrations!

The Eggnog Espresso Martini is a seasonal twist on this specialty cocktail
  • 1.5 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Kahlua
  • 1 oz Espresso Concentrate
  • 2.5 oz Eggnog
  • Nutmeg

Make it a mocktail…

  • .5 oz Vanilla Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz Espresso Concentrate
  • 3 oz Eggnog
  • Nutmeg

Combine all liquid ingredients in a mixing tin with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a dash of nutmeg!


Cozy up by the fire and greet Old Man Winter with this Winter Old Fashioned! This cocktail wins for the merriest mixed drink, topped with a gourmet cherry, festive cinnamon stick and a bruléed orange slice!

  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • .5 oz Maple Brown Sugar Simple Syrup
  • 3 dashes of Fee Brothers Bitters
  • Orange Slice
  • Brown Sugar
  • Gourmet Cocktail Maraschino Cherry (Luxardo)
  • Cinnamon Stick
The Winter Old Fashioned by LiquidMotion is a classic seasonal sip

Combine Bourbon, syrup and bitters into a lowball glass with ice and stir. Sprinkle your sliced orange with brown sugar and brulée with a kitchen torch until caramelized. Garnish the cocktail with your caramelized orange slice, cherry and cinnamon stick and serve!


Pop the bubbly, Santa’s coming to town! From the Rudolph-red color to the seasonal garnishes, this Ginger Cranberry Mimosa is Santa-approved.

This Ginger Cranberry Mimosa by LiquidMotion is Santa-approved
  • 1.5 oz Ginger Liqueur (Domaine de Canton)
  • 2 oz Cranberry Juice
  • Top with Prosecco
  • Fresh Cranberries
  • Rosemary Sprig

Make it a mocktail…

  • 1.5 oz Ginger Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz Cranberry Juice
  • Top with Sparkling Apple Juice

Pour ginger liqueur (or simple syrup) in a champagne flute followed by a splash of cranberry juice. Top with prosecco (or sparkling apple juice) and garnish with cranberries and a sprig of rosemary.


This Pomegranate Gin Sour is perfect for sipping at any holiday party! Grab your cocktail shaker and serve up this festive drink, as tasty as it is cute.

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1/2 Juiced Lemon
  • 3 oz Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 Egg White
  • Rosemary Sprig

In a mixing tin combine gin, lemon juice, pomegranate juice and a splash of egg white over ice and shake! Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a rosemary sprig.

LEARN MORE: Find us on Instagram for step-by-step video instructions on how to build each of these Seasonal Cocktails! And be sure to visit us on Pinterest or browse our Blog for more Custom Cocktail ideas and inspiration. Hosting a Hutton House event and interested in incorporating a fun Signature Sip into your bar services? Contact our team today to get started!

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