5 Winter Cocktails to Try in Nashville Right Now

As the weather gets colder, and the nights get longer, it might seem tempting to trade a night out for a quiet night in. But before you settle in for a long winter’s nap, make sure to try these five cocktails first, specially-crafted for the cold weather season.

Note: check each restaurant’s website for the latest COVID-19 updates. Reservations are strongly recommended.

1. Attention to Detail at Henley’s

This seasonal classic combines Ford’s gin with douglas fir brandy, galliano, falernum, lime, cedar, salt to create one stunning drink.

2. Bus Pass at Bobby Hotel’s Rooftop Lounge

Head to the top of the swanky Bobby Hotel, and enjoy a drink (or two) at their Rooftop Lounge. Their Bus Pass, which is Jim Beam Bourbon with amaretto, cranberry, lime and simple syrup, practically screams holidays. Want an even more festive experience? Reserve one of the decked-out heated igloos or a heated cabin. Find details here.

3. Hail to the Pumpkin Queen at Sinema

What says holidays more than pumpkin? This crafted cocktail includes pumpkin spiced butternut squash puree, buffalo trace, lemon, egg white and star anise. Talk about a festive concoction.

4. Pecan Espresso Martini at Frothy Monkey 

Frothy Monkey might be known as a killer coffee shop, but they also offer libations, including several unique cocktails. Try the Pecan Espresso Martini, which is pecan vodka, regular vodka, espresso, Irish cream and sugar. Yum.

5. Old Fashioned at The 404 Kitchen

You might have had an old fashioned drink before, but not like the one at The 404 Kitchen. This one includes homemade brown butter bonded bourbon, pecan syrup and bitters — practically a cozy winter’s night in a glass.