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Spirits to Put You in the Holiday Spirit near Lake Oconee

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Whether you are visiting downtown Greensboro or relaxing at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, make sure to stop by these restaurants and try their signature holiday drinks! The delicious mix of holiday flavors and the Christmas cheer around town will surely put you in the holiday spirit!

Yule Fuel at Reynolds Lake Oconee

The signature holiday cocktail at Reynolds Lake Oconee
The signature holiday cocktail at Reynolds Lake Oconee

The Yule Fuel is the official holiday cocktail at Reynolds Lake Oconee and is guaranteed to get you through the craziness of this time of year! It can be found at any of their five restaurants, including the The National Tavern at Reynolds Lake Oconee. Get in to the holiday spirit with this delicious mix of vanilla whiskey, Amaretto, cinnamon and nutmeg!

Peppermint or Gingerbread Martini at The Yesterday Cafe

One of the signature holiday cocktails at the Yesterday Cafe in Greensboro
One of the signature holiday cocktails at the Yesterday Cafe in Greensboro

Make sure to visit Downtown Greensboro to take in the sights of the twinkling lights and giant Christmas tree on the Courthouse lawn. While you're there plan to stop by The Yesterday Cafe where you can enjoy the delicious flavors of the holiday season with a Peppermint or Gingerbread Martini!

Old Fashion Holiday Party at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

Find this cocktail at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro
Find this cocktail at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro

The holidays are a time for gathering, and what better place to gather than The Lobby Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee for their Old Fashion Holiday Party, a large format cocktail aged in a two-liter oak barrel. This festive cocktail combines Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Dolin Vermouth de Chambéry Rouge, Dried Cranberries, Angostura Bitter, Egg White and Rosemary. 

Cider House Rules at Filet Steak and Seafood

Find this holiday cocktail at Filet Steak & Seafood in Greensboro
Find this holiday cocktail at Filet Steak & Seafood in Greensboro

A combination of Captain Morgan, cinnamon and Forge Hard Cider create the Cider House Rules holiday cocktail at Filet Steak & Seafood! Beauty and the Beets is complete with Tito’s, Liquor 43, house-made beet syrup and moscato. They can also mix up some Jack Daniels, house-made ginger syrup and ginger beer so you can The Buck Stops Here! Can you say yum?! 

Craft Beer at Oconee Brewing Company

You're sure to find a favorite beer at Oconee Brewing Company in Greensboro
You're sure to find a favorite beer at Oconee Brewing Company in Greensboro

While you are out in Greensboro enjoying the festive scene downtown, stop by the Oconee Brewing Company! If you’re not into spirits, come try their signature craft beers like the Round Here Beer, Lion Lamm, Three One Thousand or GranDunkel. OBC is a great place to celebrate this holiday season!

For more information visit, www.visitlakeoconee.com.

Logan Scott

Logan is a contributing writer for Visit Lake Oconee from Athens, Georgia. She is a lover of the outdoors and discovering new eats. She is an Indiana native who is enjoying exploring all Georgia has to offer.

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