Tis' the season to enjoy a holiday cocktail! The winter weather is in full swing, meaning it's time to find your new signature cocktail to enjoy by a warm fire. We've gathered the best cocktails around town for you to try this holiday season.
Press and Pony
Hot Buttered Rum
Ingredients: Grandma Lineberger's Hot Butter Rum Batter, Aged Jamaican Rum, Topped with House Vanilla Whip, and Nutmeg
Known for its adventurous and outlandish cocktails, Press and Pony's low light vintage ambiance and allure may draw you in, but it's the revival of classic cocktails and the creation of new ones that will keep you coming back!
Location: 622 W. Idaho St.
Ingredients: Wild Turkey Bourbon, Courvoisier, Oat Milk, Vanilla Bean Syrup, Demerara, Averna, Fresh Nutmeg, and Star Anise
As obsessed as we are with Wild Root vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals, we are equally obsessed with their cocktails. Locally inspired, Wild Root has unique cocktails to choose from.
Location: 276 N. 8th St.
Ingredients: Tequila, Honey Simple, Lemon, and an In-House Juice — a Combination of Pineapple, Orange Bell Pepper, and Habanero
If you haven't been to Ochos yet, make it a point to go this weekend! Nestled downtown, Ochos thrives in reviving classic cocktails and offers small plates. Aside from the drinks, our favorite part of Ochos just may be the back patio with fire pits to warm up next to.
Location: 515 W Idaho St.
Winter Witch's Coat
Ingredients: Dark Rum, Fresh Lime, Persimmon & Cinnamon Shrub, House-Made Soda, Rosemary Garnish
Shhh, we are going to let you in on a little secret speakeasy called Suite 104. The newest addition to the craft cocktail scene in Boise, Suite 104's sole purpose is creating one-of-a-kind craft cocktails.
Location: 280 N. 8th St. Suite 104
Ingredients: Rums, Rye, Pineapple, Lemon, Cinnamon, Orgeat, Tiki Bitters Served Aflame in a Pineapple
While the winter season brings out warm cocktails and cozy sweaters, sometimes we just want to go to an island paradise. Devil's Den instantly takes you to your own private oasis while crafting playful tropical cocktails — like one on fire.
Location:204 N. Capitol Blvd. Suite 10
Saint Lawrence Gridiron
Ingredients: Appleton Estates Jamaican Rum, Goslings Dark Rum, Banana Demerara, One "whole" Egg, Angostura Bitters, Powered by Nilla wafers, Garnished in a Coupe Glass
While many may be familiar with the mouthwatering bbq Saint Lawrence Gridiron has to offer, it's the delicately crafted cocktails that pair perfectly with our meal that keep us coming back for more.
Location: 705 W. Bannock St.
What makes each of these cocktails out of this world is the time and effort these businesses put into crafting well-balanced cocktails with flavors you can't get just anywhere. If you haven't tried any of these cocktails, make it a day and hit the town to try some of these delicious cocktails our favorite Boise bartenders have to offer. Going to grab one of these cocktails asap? — snap a photo and use #totallyboise to share!