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Get into the spirit of the season with this Holiday Cheermeister Bourbon Punch. Warming bourbon, sweet pomegranate juice, zesty citrus, and bubbly Prosecco, all mixed together to create the perfect holiday punch that’s both festive and delicious. Serve this poured over homemade festive “holiday” ice cubes for the prettiest seasonal cocktail. This Holiday Cheermeister Bourbon Punch will surely bring happiness to all who choose to indulge.

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If you’ve ever seen The Grinch, which I really hope everyone has, then you know who the Holiday Cheermeister is. He or she is the spirit of the holidays and meant to bring cheer to all.

In the Grinch’s case, he could probably use a little cheer on the inside! So, since this Holiday Cheermeister Bourbon Punch is full of Christmas spirit, I thought it would be the perfect cocktail to help out poor Mr. Grinch.

It’s full of warming bourbon, sweet pomegranate, winter citrus, and topped off with bubbly Prosecco. All things cheerful!

When brainstorming my Christmas Cocktails for this year, this was one of the first drinks to come to mind. I don’t know why I never thought of this sooner, but the idea of a Holiday Cheermeister Punch sounded way too fun to pass up.

Here are the details.

Mix a little bourbon with some pomegranate juice, fresh orange zest, and orange juice. Chill the mixture in your favorite punch bowl or pitcher. Then just before you’re ready to serve, add the Prosecco. And just like that you’ll have your party punch ready to go. And in under ten minutes. It’s so easy, extra delicious, refreshing, and full of bubbles. Basically this is the ultimate holiday party punch.

AND. To make things just a touch more festive… I made holiday ice cubes with fresh cranberries, blood orange slices, and fresh rosemary. I LOVE how these ice cubes turned out, and the added bonus is that they will not water down your drink.

Yes, please.

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This cocktail perfect for any and all of your upcoming parties. But it’s also great enjoyed with a small group of family or friends. I love that it’s not loaded with added sugars like most punch recipes. The mix of pomegranate juice and Prosecco (you could also just use a sparkling wine) keeps the punch perfectly sweet. To me there’s nothing worse than a drink that gives you a “sugar rush” hangover.

No thank you.

I hope you all enjoy this very fun drink…and that it brings plenty of Cheer to your holiday season!

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If you make this Holiday Cheermeister Cocktail, be sure to leave a comment and/or give this recipe a rating! Above all, I love to hear from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every comment. And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to also tag me on Instagram! Looking through the photos of recipes you all have made is my favorite!

Holiday Cheermeister Cocktail

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories Per Serving: 56 kcal

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  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) bourbon
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeeze orange juice
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle Prosecco or sparkling wine, chilled
  • arils from 1 pomegranate


  • 1. In a large pitcher, combine the bourbon, pomegranate juice, orange zest and orange juice. Chill until ready to serve. 
    2. Just before serving, add ice to the punch bowl and pour over the Prosecco and top with pomegranates. Enjoy!


*To make festive ice cubes, place fresh cranberries, blood orange slices, and rosemary sprigs in an ice cub tray. Fill with water and freeze until solid. 

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  1. 5 stars
    This was fantastic! I followed the recipe but I did add a squirt of fresh lime juice. I think it helped all of the other flavors pop, but that is completely personal preference. The pomegranate juice gave it just enough sweetness, along with the fresh orange juice. I am thinking of making 2 batches next time — one with Bourbon and the other with Tequila.
    Question: I know you don’t have the link anymore, as you mentioned in your previous post, but where are these glasses from? Curious to find similar ones because with the contrast of the color of the cocktail and the gold rim, this drink looks beautiful. Thank you.

    1. Hey Emmy,
      Thanks so much for giving the recipe a try, I am thrilled that it worked out for you. Happy Holidays! xTieghan

    1. Hey Krystin,
      So sorry I no longer have the link for these glasses. I hope you love the recipe! Happy Holidays! xTieghan

    1. Hey Amy,
      I like Four Roses or Off Hours bourbon. I hope you love the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions! Happy Holidays! xTieghan

    1. Hey Yvette,
      I like to use Four Roses or Off Hours bourbon. I hope you enjoy the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions. Happy Holidays! xTieghan

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