Cocktails, punches fizzes and other alcoholic combinations; and their alcohol free versions.
A good old-fashioned American Christmas drink and still delicious. The triple sec adds different flavor to the traditional brandy, whisky or rum.
To enjoy a bit of a great German tradition try some hot mulled wine, known as glühwein. Germany is better known for its white wine than red. But the darker vintage used here also makes for a terrific holiday beverage.
The basic Wassail hails from Britain where it has been a seasonal favorite for centuries. It's a delightful mixture that comes in a variety of styles.
Substitute apple cider with apple cider vinegar if you need the zing.