Have you heard of Drinksgiving? 5 amazing Birmingham spots to celebrate the holiday

are drinks from Queens Park Birmingham part of your holiday plans?
Time to raise a glass to the holidays. Photo via Queens Park Birmingham’s Facebook

A holiday all about drinking with friends and family—yes, please! Drinksgiving is November 24, and it’s the official day to reconnect with loved ones over a drink or two. In light of the season, we’re bringing you five Birmingham spots with incredible holiday specials, so you can celebrate the day with the best cocktails and brews around.

1. Queen’s Park

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Get festive at Queen’s park. Photo via Miranda Shaffer for Bham Now

Queen’s Park is a must-visit bar during the holidays. Walk into a magical Christmas wonderland as the bar transforms into Miracle on 24th Street from November 22-December 30. Along with the decor, you’ll find a special drink menu full of festive flavors like spiked hot chocolate and eggnog.

Besides the delicious cocktails, I’d come to Queen’s Park just for the Christmas mugs. Spot a dino wearing a Santa hat and the feet of the big man himself.

2. Trim Tab Brewing

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Have a holiday brew at Trim Tab this Drinksgiving. Photo via Trim Tab Brewing

Calling all beer lovers. Trim Tab has released their seasonal Imperial Holiday Now. This is a limited brew of their cranberry spice Berliner Weisse. This tart sour tastes like Christmas in a can, and is the perfect drink to share with friends over Drinksgiving.

3. Carrigan’s Public House

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Enjoy a drink with a view this Drinksgiving. Photo via Carrigan’s Public House

Carrigan’s is serving some incredible seasonal cocktails you won’t want to miss out. Grab friends you haven’t seen in a while and enjoy great conversation over perfectly curated cocktails and beers. Expect holiday flavors including orange, apple and spiced cinnamon.

4. Ghost Train Brewing Co.

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Sip on a holiday sour at Ghost Train. Photo via Ghost Tran Brewing Co.

Take a break from holiday shopping and Thanksgiving prepping and head to Ghost Train Brewing Co. for a festive treat. Their vibrant red Boysenberry Smoothie Sour is on tap now and a great drink to share among friends and family all night long.

5. Helen

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Craft cocktails from Helen are on the agenda this Drinksgiving. Photo via Helen’s Facebook

Looking to enjoy a fine dining experience along with outstanding holiday cocktails this Drinksgiving? Helen is the place to go thanks to a menu that recently earned it a spot on Esquire’s list of best new restaurants in the US. The cocktails here are as innovative as the menu, with drinks including ingredients like roasted pumpkin, smoked cane syrup and walnut bitters.

Where are your favorite spots to grab a holiday drink? Let us know by tagging us @bhamnow.

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Miranda Shaffer
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