It’s the time of year when the Eagles... OMG NOT AGAIN! ARRRRRGGGH!!!! Oh, and it's also time to put on your sensible coat and tackle Philly's best winter events. Either way, you're gonna need something to drink, so we rounded up the five best new winter cocktails in Philly...
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Estia (address and info) Rittenhouse The cozy Greek restaurant on Locust gets cozier with three new holiday drinks on the menu, including the Merry Manhattan, a mix of bourbon, cranberry-ginger-orange syrup, and ginger liquor for an extra kick that’s like Christmas in a cup.
Harvest Cranberry Bourbon
Harvest Seasonal Grill (address and info) University City Harvest is all about seasonal ingredients and organic farm-to-table dining, and holiday drinks are no exception. The Harvest Cranberry Bourbon, with Woodford Reserve bourbon, agave nectar, ginger ale, and muddled cranberries, will give you a sustainable buzz while also being, you know, sustainable.
Cuba Libre (address and info) Old City From now through New Year’s, Cuba Libre serves an authentic Cuban specialty loved by festive islanders. El Coquito rings in the holiday season with coconut spiced rum, toasted coconut, cinnamon, vanilla, condensed milk, and even more coconut.
Verdad Restaurant & Tequila Bar (address and info) Bryn Mawr Nothing will get you singing "Feliz Navidad" faster than the tequila-toting cranberry margarita at this Latin-fusion gem of a Main Line restaurant. Plus every Tuesday leading up to Christmas their tacos come with a free festive drink.
McGillin's Olde Ale House (address and info) Penn Center Get jolly at Philly’s oldest bar with a fresh glass of Poinsettia Punch, the spot’s signature winter drink that is just as mysterious -- and effective -- as whatever your oldest uncle puts in his punch.
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