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Black-owned Spirit Brands To Support This Holiday Season

Let's be honest, drinks will be flowing all holiday season. What better way to drink responsibly than to support Black-owned spirit brands that are disrupting a $500 billion-dollar industry? We've seen celebrities such as Diddy cash in on good libations with his former partnership with Ciroc Vodka, but small businesses need love too.

Check out these Black-owned spirit brand-based recipes to have ready for your friends and family for the upcoming celebrations.

Jack From Brooklyn (SOREL)

Jack From Brooklyn (SOREL)

Owner Jackie Summers is the first Black person in America with a license to distill. His Brooklyn New York, based SOREL has been a hit since he first launched the liqueur in 2012. The cranberry spritzer is the perfect start to a long holiday family dinner.

SOREL Cranberry Spritzer

  • 3 oz Sorel liqueur

  • .5 Grapefruit Juice

  • 1 oz cranberry juice

  • .5 Simple Syrup

  • Top off with sparkling wine

TCapri Tequila

Straw-Bailey! TCapri Tequila

Owner Tiffany Hainesworth became the first Black woman to solely own a tequila brand when she hit the scene with her 100% Blue Weber agave, natural yeast, and volcanic-filtered well water Tequila. Enjoy this festive milkshake-inspired recipe.


  • 2 oz TCapri Tequila

  • 1 oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur

  • 1 oz Bailey's Irish Cream

  • .5 simple syrup

  • Muddled Strawberries

Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon

Espresso Old Fashion - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon

Aged for seven years, Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon will certainly help keep you warm this winter. Founded by Ray Walker, a seasoned producer of Grand Cru wines in Burgundy, France, Saint Cloud was created to honor Walker's family roots in Kentucky dating back to the early 19th century by producing micro-batch whiskey. This espresso old-fashioned will help you keep up the energy during the late-night festivities.

Espresso Old Fashion

  • 2 oz Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon

  • 1 Espresso Shot

  • 2 dashes of biters

  • 1 oz Frangelico liqueur


Elisa Zalinka
Elisa Zalinka

You can stay energetic throughout the late-night parties with the help of this espresso old-fashioned. spacebar clicker

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