The holidays can be stressful. From picking out the perfect present for your girlfriend to meeting her hard-to-please parents for the first time, there’s plenty to boost your blood pressure during what’s meant to be “the happiest time of the year”. Hosting a seasonal celebration—even if it’s just you and a few of your close buddies—can be just as anxiety-inducing, especially when it comes to what you’ll be drinking.
But it doesn’t have to be. In the spirit of the holiday season, we rounded up a wide-ranging assortment of our favorite cold-weather cocktails—everything from big-batch punch bowls to toasty hot toddies—to ease the pressure and make the festival season feel, well, festive once more.
Here’s a batch of winter-ready cocktails for every type of drinker on your list—mix them up at your next holiday party or pour one for yourself during a cozy night in.