So many holiday cocktails are made with bourbon, brandy, or dark rum, and that’s all well and good. Sometimes, however, it’s nice to spice things up a bit with vodka, and these delightful holiday cocktail recipes from Belvedere do just that. Cheers and enjoy!

All that Glitters_hi res


1.5 oz Belvedere Wild Berry
0.75 oz lemon juice
1 oz simply syrup
1.5 oz sparkling wine

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a starfruit slice. 

Unfiltered Apple Rye Collins_hi res


1.5 oz Belvedere Pure or Unfiltered
0.5 oz dark rum
0.75 oz lemon juice
0.75 oz simple syrup
1.5 oz unfiltered (cloudy) apple cider

Directions: Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake moderately. Strain into an iced Collins glass and garnish with red apple slices.

Holiday Martini_hi res

Holiday Rye Martini

2.5 oz Belvedere Pure

.5 oz Dry Vermouth

1 Star Anise

1 Cinnamon Stick

1 Clove

Directions: Combine Belvedere, vermouth and spices in mixing glass with ice. Stir for 25 seconds and strain in to a chilled glass. Garnish with the same spices that were stirred and twist with an orange peel and discard.