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Eggnog is a hallmark of the holiday season – made even better with a boozy top up, if you’re game. Whether you’re looking for a homemade eggnog recipe, a variation on an old classic, or the best alcohol combo to create the perfect cocktail, we have an option for you! You’ll find the best boozy eggnog recipes for your palate in this list below.
Here’s the Best Boozy Eggnog Recipes For the Holidays!
Eggnog is a bonafide staple in the holiday flavor palette of millions across North America. This delicious, creamy and nostalgic tasting drink is also well known for its ability to be used in a traditional holiday punch! One of the most common Christmas themed drinks you’ll find out there is the classic rum and eggnog. There are plenty of toppings, spices, methods and measurements you can use, but everyone tends to have their own special go-to.
If you’re new to the trend, we’re going to introduce you to some of your new favorite blends of boozy eggnog. You might even be surprised of just how versatile this satisfying drink can be. It blends well with your favorite type of booze, while complimenting a number of different ingredients that can add to the festive flavor.
How to Spike Store-Bought Eggnog
Blending rum and a milky nog isn’t quite as straightforward as you might think. That being said, if you pour them together and whip them up with a coffee stirrer, we won’t exactly judge. After all, the whole point is to get into the spirit!
While there’s a bunch of methods out there you can choose, we’ve got a tried and tested approach that never ceases to satisfy your taste for a holiday favorite. Follow the instructions below for a quick and easy method for how to spike store-bought eggnog. If you’re making for a group, this is a great way to get your recipe on track.
First, chill your preferred container with cold tap water, or ice. Discard the ice and water and begin to add the eggnog. You’re going to want to end up with roughly a 5-1 ration of eggnog to spirits. After they’re together in the same container, stir generously to combine the liquor and nog.
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What do you Mix With Eggnog?
While a lot of it depends on your personal taste, brandy and rum are most people’s first choice. It’s also worth noting that cognac can also bring a lot to the table, so feel free to experiment!
Expand your holiday cocktail horizons with some of the best boozy eggnog recipes we could find!
The Best Boozy Eggnog Recipes for an Awesome Alcoholic Holiday Season
This eggnog has a different touch, using amaretto instead of the usual heavy-hitter alcohols. It will still warm you up from the inside, but without the burn. I think that means you can drink even more of them!
Level up your alcoholic eggnog with a dose of everyone’s favorite fall flavor, pumpkin spice. This easy to make eggnog satisfies two cravings at once, mixing Christmas and cozy wintertime beverages all together in one.
Keto Eggnog Recipe (Low Carb, Gluten/Sugar Free)
Healthy sugar free eggnog that taste so rich and creamy! Add your favorite rum to this delicious treat.
This is the recipe for How to Make Sugar Free Egg Nog
You can still enjoy holiday traditions even when you’re on a dietary restriction. Savor every sip of this low carb and sugar-free Eggnog with a hint of rum!
Coquito aka Puerto Rican Eggnog
Coquito is a traditional holiday drink in Puerto Rico containing a lot of coconut flavors and rum. Also called Puerto Rican Eggnog, this drink is tropical and creamy, and easy to make!
Coquito Recipe (Puerto Rican Eggnog - With No Eggs)
This traditional holiday drink originated in Puerto Rico and tastes like an amazing coconut flavored eggnog. Grab a bottle of coconut rum and give it a try!
Holiday Eggnog Cocktail Recipe
Nothing says holiday party like a creamy eggnog cocktail. This boozy eggnog cocktail will be the hit of your party.
Eggnog makes the perfect base for just about any type of alcohol, but we use brandy and dark rum for this cocktail.
Haitian style eggnog is perfect for those who don't like to consume raw eggs. Instead, kremas is made with evaporated milk and cream of coconut. Infused with spices and Caribbean rum, it's the perfect holiday drink.
Homemade Eggnog Recipe
Rich and creamy eggnog with a hint of nutmeg. Step away from the dairy case, this thick drink tastes SO much better than store bought.
Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail
Gingerbread eggnog cocktail is a refreshing holiday drink. You have a creamy cocktail that is loaded with warm spices so you get the flavor of gingerbread in every sip.
Instant Pot Eggnog
Easy eggnog recipe you can make using your Instant Pot pressure cooker. Don't forget the cinnamon!
This treat is not for the kids!
Vegan Eggnog (GF)
This Vegan Eggnog is super rich and creamy, so comforting and perfectly spiced. It's also gluten-free and refined sugar free.
Bourbon Eggnog With White Chocolate
Searching for the perfect holiday cocktail? Well, look no further than our rich, creamy, and all-out festive eggnog mixed drink. This White Chocolate Bourbon Eggnog has lots of Christmassy flavors like nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove! And the silky creaminess of the eggnog is spiked with the caramel notes of good bourbon whiskey.
Boozy Bourbon Eggnog recipe from Cousin Eddie Christmas Vacation
Want an eggnog recipe that doesn’t require eggs? Try our Boozy Bourbon Eggnog inspired by Cousin Eddie from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.