Tis the season for friends and family to get together. What better way to celebrate than to enjoy some holiday cocktails? Here are six G.B. Russo favorites to help get the party started. And all of these items can be purchased in-store, allowing you to get to the party sooner!

Michigan Mule

A traditional Moscow Mule consists of ginger beer, vodka, and lime juice. Keep things local with the Michigan Mule, swapping out vodka for gin.

  • Northwoods Wild Ginger
  • Gray Skies Gin

Inside tip: grab some of our candied ginger pieces as a garnish to really spice things up!

Wassail Punch

This treat will be sure to get you warmed up for the karaoke machine.

  • Gray Skies Spiced Rum
  • McClary Bro’s Michigan Apple Pie
  • Martinelli’s Sparking Cider

Inside tip: Grab a cinnamon stick to stir in and use as a garnish.


Mitten-Made Bloody Mary

The celebration doesn’t have to end on Christmas. This is a perfect addition to your holiday (or post-holiday) brunch.

  • New Holland Duchess Vodka
  • Brewt’s Bloody Mary Mix

Inside tip: Instead of the traditional celery stalk, add in a slice of bacon or asparagus stalk.


It’s cold outside, but this will warm you right up! This will become a staple at all your holiday parties.

  • Grand Traverse Rye Whiskey
  • Campari Milano
  • Antica Ricetta Carpano Vermouth
  • Short’s Juicy Tree Beer

Inside tip: Serve with whiskey rocks, fresh out of the freezer.



GR Champagne

Whether you’re in your fanciest attire or your pajamas, this champagne will bring you lots of joy.

  • GR Champagne
  • Sprints of Aliseo Haljam Blood Orange Juice
  • Strawberries

Inside tip: Freeze strawberries ahead of time, helping keep that bubbly nice and cool.