Get in the Thanksgiving spirit with an assortment of seasonal sips from Courvoisier Cognac and Hornitos Tequila – the perfect prelude to a festive dinner and a great way to kick off your feast. Toast to the friends and family you’re thankful for because after all, Thanksgiving may be all about the food, but the right cocktail is a must-have for holiday entertaining!


Up and Up (Martini Style)

  • 1 ½ part Courvoisier® XO Cognac
  • 1 part Dolin® Dry Vermouth
  • ½ parts Lillet® Blanc

Preparation: Build in a mixing glass, stir and strain into a glass. Garnish with a lemon swath and pinch of salt.


French Manhattan

  • 1 part Courvoisier® VSOP Cognac
  • 1 part Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
  • 1 part Punt E Mes® Vermouth

Preparation: Pour ingredients in an old-fashioned glass, add ice and sir. Garnish with an orange peel.



  • 1 ½ part Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
  • 1 ½ part fresh cranberry juice
  • ¾ fresh lime juice
  • ½ part simple syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura® bitters
  • Cranberries

Preparation: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a cranberry skewer.

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  • 1 ½ part Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
  • 5 parts hot water
  • ¾ part cinnamon bark syrup
  • ¼ part honey
  • ¼ part fresh lemon juice
  • 3 dashes vanilla bitters
  • Cinnamon sticks

Preparation: Combine equal parts sugar and water and 3 cinnamon sticks in a saucepan and bring to a boil to create cinnamon bark syrup. Remove cinnamon sticks from the mixture and combine the remainder of the ingredients in a coffee glass. Stir and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

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