An Atlanta drinker's guide to the holidays: Where and what to drink


It's cold out there, but there are plenty of ways to warm up with a drink this season.

Where to get into the holiday spirit

Celebrate the season at one of two Miracle on Monroe pop-up holiday bars and a tiki-themed Sippin’ Santa. 

Check out the ‘Christmas Story’-themed OTP pop-up at Red Sky Tapas in Marietta.

Other bars and restaurants with holiday pop-ups:

S.O.S. Tiki Bar in Decatur

WR Social House in Marietta

Park Bar in downtown Atlanta

Little Spirit in Inman Park

Cocktails to make

Wow your guests with this Persimmon Old-Fashioned

Raise a cup of cheer with these 3 holiday cocktail recipes

Make these 8 low-calorie holiday cocktails that serve up spirit without the guilt

The holidays don’t always have to be about booze -- try these tasty mocktails

Want to give your party some flair? Try this new Indian spirit that’s wowing the whisky world

Try these classic cocktail recipes from Jim Meehan

Beers and ciders to drink

Sip on Samuel Smith’s Winter Welcome Ale

Win your holiday party with these winter and holiday beers

Try this Hardwood Gingerbread Stout

Try this Monday Night Bourbon Barrel-Aged Drift Kilt Scotch Ale

This Three Taverns brew will get your geared up for the holidays

Try these five hard ciders perfect for the season

 

 

 

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