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Holiday Cocktails: Seasonal Drinks from Top Mixologists

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Contributing Bloggers: Rachel Partin and Patrick Truby of the “There Will Be Bourbon” blog

“This cocktail is sweet, spicy, and slightly bitter. The orange twist adds a bright citrus note to balance it all. Millefiori means “thousand flowers” in Italian, and we were inspired by the liqueur’s complex spices and herbs that add incredible depth to any drink. Many of the spices used to make Millefiori are found in traditional winter recipes, making this drink an easy companion to any holiday celebration. Millefiori can be found under a couple brand names in a good liquor store, but it is also easy and fun to make at home.”

Eventide Cocktail

This sweet and spicy cocktail is easy to make at home. Uncover the rare liqueur that plays a key role in this this drink. Discover other holiday cocktails in our collection of original recipes from the top bartenders across the nation.



  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • ½ ounce pomegranate juice
  • ¼ ounce honey syrup (equal parts honey and water combined over heat)
  • ¼ ounce millefiori (Italian liqueur)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir to combine.
  2. Strain into a coupe glass (depicted in image) and garnish with an orange twist.

Meet the Blogger


Rachel Partin first began experimenting with ingredients as a child growing up in a large family where there was always food in some stage of preparation or consumption. Her love of making delectable things grew from food to beverages. She co-founded There Will Be Bourbon in 2011 as an exploration of craft spirits and cocktails.


Patrick Truby’s love for food and drink stems from the constant family gatherings of his childhood, where everyone gathered around huge feasts that left delicious aromas lingering for days. He once ate a raw chili pepper for a baseball card. He co-founded There Will Be Bourbon to learn more about cocktails and whiskey.


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