By: Camille Hughes
In Lubbock, Texas, locals tis the season with festive lights, dazzling events and, of course, holiday drink menus. Because we only have a few weeks to enjoy the nostalgic flavors of gingerbread and peppermint, we have gathered a can’t-miss list of all the festive flavors during your next happy hour in the 806. Whether you’re looking for a festive buzz, a caffeine fein on the hunt for a Christmas beverage, or adding a sweet treat to a family tradition with the kiddos, these merry beverages are guaranteed to give you a holly jolly feeling!
Grab a loved one, or a good book, and settle in for the afternoon at Monomyth Coffee with a winter drink in hand. If you are intrigued by the idea of Christmas in a cup, the seasonal menu features a delicious Peppermint Mocha, which is the jolliest bunch latte made with house-made ginger, rosemary, and clove syrup, as well as an Eggnog Cold Brew made with eggnog and bourbon maple syrup. As always, you can never go wrong with a delicious rice crispy treat or cookie to pair with your drink!
TOVA’s holiday menu will have you singing falalalala with each sip! Choose one of the mouth watering pastries like an apple cider donut and pair it with a Gingerbread Latte or Peppermint Mocha. Close your eyes and allow these flavors to transport you to a cozy cabin, sitting by a fire and watching all your favorite holiday movies. In fact, the peppermint mocha is Tova’s cause drink for the month of December! For more information about TOVA’s philanthropy, visit their website.
Jingle your way down to The Brewery LBK for a unique gingerbread brown ale named Oh Snap! At this local brew pub, its reputation certainly precedes itself. Named as the 2021 Top Brewpub in the Nation by USA Today, this downtown brewpub is a hotspot for beer lovers to grab drinks with old friends over and, of course, taste all of the delicious stouts, pilsners and IPAs.
Deck the halls with a spicy cocktail or refreshing martini from The Funky Door. This local favorite boasts an extensive libations menu like the Invictius cocktail, a sweet plum, lavender, and agave concoction with grilled jalapeno and lime, making for the perfect balance of spicy and sweet. Here, visitors will hit the holiday cocktail jackpot with the beautifully crafted drinks made special for the winter season.
Ho ho ho hot chocolate! For a fun night out with the family, this heavenly hot chocolate is a perfect, kid-friendly match. For a beverage that is sure to be a hit, order the peppermint hot chocolate. J’s Creamery also offers a Christmas classic with a festive twist for all, the eggnog milkshake. We can’t leave out the most beloved members of our family. So, J’s also has treats for your pets to enjoy.
Treat yourself with one of these dreamy drink options as you get into the Yuletide spirit. From the Visit Lubbock team, we wish you a very merry Christmas and happy holidays! Share your favorite sippable holiday delight with us using #LiveLoveLubbock! on social media.
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