Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Gin Cocktails

Under the Mistletoe

Under the Mistletoe cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

This gin-and-cranberry Christmas cocktail just might earn you a kiss.


  • 4 cranberries
  • 2 orange half-wheels
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 ounces London Dry gin (such as Bombay Sapphire)
  • Cranberry juice, to top
  • Club soda, to top
  • Garnish: thyme sprig
  • Garnish: 3 cranberries


  1. In a Collins glass, muddle the cranberries and orange half-wheels with the simple syrup.

  2. Fill the glass with ice and add the gin.

  3. Top with a mixture of two parts cranberry juice to one part club soda.

  4. Stir with a thyme sprig and garnish with three additional cranberries.