Happy Holidays Y’all Cranberry-Apple Cider-Ginger Beer Cocktail


Simple seasonal cocktails is what December calls for. So, make it easy and delicious with this cocktail that has a combination of cranberries, apple cider and ginger beer to add fizz and pizzaz .


Alcoholic or not…you choose…Happy Holidays Y’all.


Cranberry-Apple Cider-Ginger Beer Cocktail

  • Servings: 20drinks
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1 2/3 cups fresh cranberries, divided
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar, or to taste
  • 7 1/2  cups apple cider
  • 3 1/2 cups ginger beer
  • 2 1/2 cups Gin or to taste
  • Note: You can make this a mocktail/no alcohol as well


  1. Place 1 1/3 cups cranberries in a food processor and pulse until chopped. Scrape into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add sugar and stir well to mix.
  3. Add apple cider & stir well.  Strain mixture into a large serving pitcher. Chill for 1 hour.
  4. Right before serving add in ginger beer and gin. Taste and adjust flavors if need be. Serve over ice with a few whole cranberries for garnish. Happy Holidays Y’all.

Teresa Blackburn   http://www.teresablackburnfoodstyling.com  www.foodonfifth.com

24 thoughts on “Happy Holidays Y’all Cranberry-Apple Cider-Ginger Beer Cocktail

  1. Teresa, did you know you could open a can of Cranberries, place them in the ice box for the family to use as a cream for other things. I have find the long it’s out of the can the better,

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