The quickest way to feel more festive, whether you want to add some class to your solo evening or if you're hosting a crowd, is to break out the best cocktail recipe you've got. Something as simple as a Gimlet or a Moscow Mule still requires mixing and serving in a fancy glass, making things a lot more formal than popping open a beer or uncorking a bottle of wine.
Pull out your mixing glass, strainer, jiggers, and shaker (or maybe just your punch bowl) and get to concocting: Here are 28 cocktails that'll make your holiday gathering (or cozy evening at home) that much more festive.
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What are you stirring up and sipping this holiday? Tell us in the comments below!