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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, chilled 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, leaving it in the glass, and garnish with three additional cranberries.