‘Tis the season for hot toddies and getting merry!
From the best Irish coffee in Atlanta to OTT festive creations that put the spirit into the season! Go and cozy on up at one of these awesome bars in Atlanta, serving up some special cocktails specifically for the holidays! You could even make this your boozy festive bucket list, or a deliciously merry ATL advent calendar!
1. Coquito at Aprés Diem
If you’re looking for the perfect Hot Toddy in Atlanta, then you have to check out Aprés Diem. However, whatever you do, do not leave without trying their Coquito – a Puerto Rican eggnog-style drink made with rum, coconut milk and holiday spices!
2. Toxic Sludge at Tiki Tango
If there’s a Scrooge in your life, take them to Midtown’s Tiki Tango, which has magically transformed into a Grinch-themed pop-up bar for the holidays. Perhaps they’ll even get merry on Toxic Sludge, a delicious cocktail with a tiki rum blend, sweet vermouth, orgeat, cacao, grenadine, lime and espresso. It’s even topped with a marshmallow that they light on fire!
3. Red Nosed Mule at The Blind Elf
Buckhead’s The Blind Pig Parlour has become The Blind Elf for the holidays. This magical festive pop-up bar is serving up an awesome selection of holiday cocktails including (but not limited to) the Kris Krindle and their Red Nosed Mule – a festive mule with a twist, served up with fevertree ginger, blanco tequila, and honey syrup!
4. Jolly Koala at Miracle Bar
Miracle Bar is one of our favorite holiday pop-up bars that have popped up in Atlanta for the holidays. Try their Jolly Koala, a cheery cocktail of bourbon, dry vermouth, mulled wine reduction, and mole bitters.
5. Dirty Santa at Santa’s Pub
Midtown’s Publico has had a major winter makeover for the holiday season. With igloo dining and crazy decorations, make sure to head here for festive cocktails and bites over the holidays. Their Dirty Santa is a real naught addition to this list, with sake, yoo hoo, whipped cream, and peppermint!
6. Christmas in Kingston Falls at Blitzen Bar
Another incredible addition to our favorite holiday pop-up bars. Blitzen Bar boasts two ATL locations, so there’s really no excuse for you to not visit this season. Their Christmas in Kingston Falls cocktail is made with with bourbon, rum, spiced maple butter, pecan, chartreuse, coconut milk and topped with a lime on fire!
7. Rudolph Shoots the Curl at Sippin’ Santa
These adorable shooters will prance, dash, and guide you into the holiday season with its sweet, chocolatey flavors! This perfect night cap is made with herbal mint liqueur, amaro, and dark chocolate liqueur! Check it out at Bon Ton Atlanta’s holiday pop-up bar, Sippin’ Santa!
8. Oh My God You’re Putting In A Pool at The Third Door
This incredible speakeasy in Marietta knows how to curate some delicious cocktails. With specialty movie-themed cocktails, their Oh My God You’re Putting In A Pool cocktail honors National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. It contains graham cracker washed gin, lime, and gingerbread cordial.
9. Mulled Cider at Willow Bar
Willow Bar is The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel’s must-see bar. Over the holidays, they turn into an enchating winter dreamland with luxe private igloos. You can’t leave without trying their delicious Mulled Cider!
10. Irish Coffee at Fado Irish Pub
If you like your coffee Irish over the holidays, then make sure you go to one of Atlanta’s Fado Irish Pubs! With two locations, it’s never been easier to check out this beloved addition to Atlanta’s pub scene. Click here to check out or round-up of awesome Irish pubs in Atlanta.