5 Classic Christmas Cocktails

Christmas is a time to ring in the merry with your favorite cocktail. See more pictures of cocktails.

The holidays are a time for family, friends and food, and for some, it's an opportunity to indulge in a few traditional Christmas libations. In fact, some can't survive the family part without them. Whether you're hosting a Christmas get-together or just looking to unwind with a hot toddy, you should have a few holiday drink recipes tucked away in your stocking that will warm the belly and soothe the soul. These five classic Christmas cocktails are guaranteed to bring tidings of great joy upon your household, so bottoms up!