The 8 BEST DAMN Cocktails To Lift Your Spirits

You can have the best of both worlds (and the best cocktails) when you make mixed drinks with BEST DAMN Root Beer, BEST DAMN Apple Ale, or BEST DAMN Cherry Cola.

1.

You’ll need:
• 2 oz BEST DAMN Root Beer
• 2 oz rye whiskey
• ¼ oz honey
• 2 dashes bitters
• 1 dash vanilla extract
• 1 maraschino cherry
• Star anise

Steps: Mix rye, honey, BEST DAMN Root Beer, bitters, vanilla extract, and ice. Stir gently, serve, and garnish with cherry and star anise.

2.

You’ll need:
• 1 BEST DAMN Root Beer
• 2 oz gin
• 1 oz lemon juice
• 1 tsp fine sugar
• 1 maraschino cherry

Steps: Mix gin, lemon juice, sugar, and ice and shake vigorously. Strain into glass and top off with BEST DAMN Root Beer. Garnish with cherry.

3.

You’ll need:
• 8 oz BEST DAMN Root Beer
• 8 oz bourbon whiskey
• ½ Tbsp. vanilla extract
• 3 cinnamon sticks

Steps: Mix bourbon, vanilla extract, cinnamon sticks, BEST DAMN Root Beer, and ice. Stir gently, strain into shot glasses, and serve.

4.

You’ll need:
• 2 oz BEST DAMN Cherry Cola
• 2 oz gin
• 1 oz lime juice
• Dash triple sec
• Dash bitters

Steps: Mix gin, BEST DAMN Cherry Cola, lime juice, triple sec, bitters, and stir with ice. Strain into glass and garnish with lime wedge.

5.

You’ll need:
• 2 oz BEST DAMN Cherry Cola
• ½ oz lime juice
• 1 oz vodka
• 2 oz seltzer

Steps: Mix BEST DAMN Cherry Cola, lime juice, vodka, and seltzer. Stir gently and serve.

6.

You’ll need:
• 6 bottles BEST DAMN Apple Ale
• 36 oz apple juice
• 6 oz moonshine
• 3 oz honey

Steps: Empty bottles of BEST DAMN Apple Ale into punch bowl. Mix apple juice, moonshine, and honey, then shake vigorously and add to punch bowl. Ladle into chilled glasses.

7.

You’ll need:
• 2 oz BEST DAMN Apple Ale
• 1 oz vodka
• 1 oz seltzer
• 1/2 oz grenadine syrup
• 3 chopped apples

Steps: Mix vodka, BEST DAMN Apple Ale, seltzer, and grenadine syrup. Add diced apple, stir gently, and serve.

8.

You’ll need:
• 8 oz BEST DAMN Apple Ale
• 4 oz Canadian whisky
• 2 oz cranberry juice
• 2 oz lemon-lime soda
• Cinnamon
• Sugar

Steps: Mix whisky, BEST DAMN Apple Ale, cranberry juice, and lemon-lime soda. Stir with ice, then serve in shot glasses garnished with cinnamon/sugar mix around rim.

All images Lennon & Stone / © BuzzFeed

When the moment calls for cocktails, reach for a BEST DAMN Root Beer, BEST DAMN Apple Ale, or BEST DAMN Cherry Cola to mix things up.

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