Mulled wine, spiked eggnog, seasonal beers, oh my! Sip on the city’s most festive drinks to make your holiday season merry and bright.
Vancouver’s Best Festive Drinks
Reflections Winter Patio
The Rosewood Hotel Georgia has brought back their epic Winter patio, complete with all the Christmas cocktails your heart could desire. Try the Little Helper (rum, eggnog), Little Rummer Boy (rum, spiced compound butter) or the Poinsettia (pomegranate, sparkling wine, cranberry bitters). Treat yourself at 801 West Georgia Street.
Library Square Public House
Head over to this pub to get your hands on their Hot Scotch-olate, which has The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve, coconut milk and of course—chocolate syrup. They’re located at 300 West Georgia Street.
Vancouver Christmas Market
There’s tons of reasons to visit the market with all of its vendors and food options, but they also serve Gluhwein (mulled wine). The warm beverage consists of red wine, mulling spices and oranges. Check it out near the Vancouver Convention Centre (1055 Canada Place).
Big Rock Brewery
They have a variety of seasonal brews, including the Winter Spice (a spiced ale with malty sweetness, notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger). Other seasonal favourites include the Traditional Brown Ale and Citradelic IPA. Visit them at 310 West 4th Avenue.
The Lamplighter Public House
Get the holiday classic Rum & Eggnog featuring Havana Club Rum, eggnog ice cream and Angostura bitters. Give it a try at 92 Water Street.