The best holiday cocktails in CHS

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8 holiday spirits to get you in the holiday spirit

With the Holy City already decked out in Christmas decor (see: our guide to viewing holiday lights), bars + restaurants are now following (Santa)suit with the addition of seasonal spirits to their regular menus.

We’ve rounded up a few of our faves, so you’ll know where to go with your friends for one last holiday happy hour. Keep scrolling to see our list that will leave you feeling merry + bright.

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HōM’s Cereal Killer cocktail | Photo provided by Rawle Murdy

📍 563 King St.
Do you put out milk and cookies out for Santa for Christmas? At this “HōM”, Santa might have trouble walking a straight line after indulging in a Cereal Killer– a stiff milk cocktail with Cannon Distillery Chai Tea Vodka, Cinnamon Crunch milk, cardamom and lemon.

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The Allspice and Everything Nice cocktail at Felix | Photo provided by Rawle Murdy

📍 550 King St. #100
Try Felix’s Allspice and Everything Nice cocktail for an elegant twist on eggnog. The drink combines St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, egg whites, spiced rum, lemon juice, Lapsing Demerara, house-infused spiced pear liqueur, + Canton Ginger Liqueur.

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The Holy City Dead Eye Martini at Parcel 32 | Photo provided by Rawle Murdy

Parcel 32
📍 442 King St.
Feeling sleepy after your Christmas feast? Wake up with Parcel 32’s Holy City Dead Eye Martini– which includes Espresso Vodka, Kahlua, + Godiva chocolate.

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The Caribbean Christmas Margarita at Taco Boy | Photo provided by Rawle Murdy

Taco Boy
📍 217 Huger St.
Hate the thought of a white Christmas? Transport yourself to somewhere warm this season with Taco Boy’s Caribbean Christmas Margarita. The cocktail mixes tequila, Triple Sec, Coco Lopez, and lime juice. It is then finished with a peppermint candy cane rim.

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The Strawberry Fizz cocktail at Cantina 76 in Mount Pleasant | Photo provided by Cantina 76

Cantina 76
📍 819 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant
The Strawberry Fizz combines tequila (your brand of choice), 100% agave, fresh-squeezed lime + muddled strawberries. Served in a wine glass over ice, with a Champagne float on top.

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Tavern and Table holiday cocktail | Photo by the CHStoday team

Tavern and Table holiday cocktail | Photo by the CHStoday team

Tavern and Table
📍100 Church St., Mount Pleasant
Try Tavern and Table’s seasonal brandy cocktail for a combination of apple + all-spice that feels straight-outta-the-orchard.

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The Smoking Bishop at Husk | Photo by @huskrestaurant

📍 76 Queen St.
For a wintery wine-based punch, ask for the Smoking Bishop at Husk. The drink combines mulled wine, lemon, Benedictine, Becherovka, + Laird’s Applejack. It’s topped with soda + grated nutmeg.

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The Lazarella cocktail at Daps | Photo by @dapschs

📍 280 Ashley Ave.
Breakfast cocktails, anyone? The Lazarella brings it with the kick of cold brew.


What’s your go-to holiday spirit of choice? Let me know in the comments below.


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