Let These Crown Royal Vanilla Cocktails Get You In The Holiday Spirit


If you’re like me, then you’re probably finding it hard to believe that we’ve found ourselves smack dab in the middle of yet another holiday season. Thankfully though, the newly-released Crown Royal Vanilla has a handful of cocktails that are sure to get you in the mood. The holiday mood, that is. 

The Vanilla Old Fashioned is definitely calling my name, but I’m sure that in addition to the cocktails below, Crown Royal Vanilla likely works well with egg nog, hot chocolate, apple cider, and other holiday beverages. So, grab yourself a bottle and toast to your newfound holiday cheer. 

Vanilla Old Fashioned


0.25 oz. Simply Syrup
1.5 oz. Crown Royal Vanilla
3 dashes Angostura Bitters
3 dashes Orange Bitters
Orange Peel Twist


In old-fashioned glass, combine simple syrup and bitters. Fill glass halfway with ice, then stir. Add enough ice to fill glass. Squeeze orange peel over glass to extract oils, add peel to glass, and add whiskey. Stir just until drink is cold and serve.

Vanilla Pumpkin Ale


1 Pint Pumpkin Ale
1.5 oz. Crown Royal Vanilla (in shot glass)


Enjoy side-by-side or drop the Crown Royal Vanilla shot into the Pumpkin Ale.

Vanilla Lime Mule


1.5oz Crown Royal Vanilla
.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
3 oz Ginger Beer
Lime Wheel
2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters


Combine Crown Royal Vanilla Flavored Whisky and lime juice in a shaker, add ice. Shake well and strain into a highball glass over fresh ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with lime wheel and two dashes of Aromatic bitters.

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