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It isn’t Christmas without a warming drink on the rocks.

No noche buena is complete without some good booze to wash down all the festive dishes in your Christmas banquette—be it lechon, paella, leche flan, or pasta, a drink must always be on hand. Here are our picks for ready-made cocktail deliveries by the bottle or even by the liter, from bottled classics to bespoke mixes.

Also read: 7 Local Bakeries To Sugarcoat Your Holiday Banquette

Run Rabbit Run

A sample of their holiday cocktail kits complete with garnishes, glass, and other treats

This long-beloved Poblacion bar has had its fun adapting to the restrictions of the pandemic with curated cocktail kits that include some snacks and chow to complete the experience. We recommend getting their best-selling Jessica Rabbit and Old Fashioned.

For order inquiries visit their website here.

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Bank Bar

Pink Slip: Olmeca Altos Blanco, Local Sea Salt, Raspberry, Barrel-aged Apple Cider Vinegar, and Grapefruit Juice | Good for 4 servings

This BGC speakeasy brings its signature drinks straight to your doorstep along with some of their delectable chow to pair with. Bank Bar’s bottled cocktails preserve the classic and freshly mixed flavors of their cocktails such as the Mariang Bastos and Pink Slip.

Visit their website for full delivery details.

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OTO

Smoke & Coffee: Peated Whisky, Coffee-Infused Sweet Vermouth, and Honey

After months of renovations and a few more months of waiting due to the pandemic, OTO shows that it still has its creative flair with their bottled cocktails for delivery. Some of their must-try bottled tipple include Smoke & Coffee, Escape, and they can even bottle you a bespoke cocktail on whatever kind of drink you’re feeling for the night.

For more information, visit their website here.

Read more: Bottling Gold: This Filipino Wine Brand Is The Perfect Pairing For Your Noche Buena

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The Curator

Holiday Eggnog made with Sagamore Rye Whiskey or Maker’s Mark Bourbon

Despite a clearly challenged year for bars and the world in general, The Curator still grabbed the 42nd spot on Asia’s 50 Best Bar list for 2020. And deservedly so, over the quarantine they have maintained service through delivery and pick-ups and have now made a holiday line of boozy drinks for people to enjoy at home—their 500mL of Holiday Eggnog will surely fit cozily in your noche buena roster.

Check out their website here to see their full menu.

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ARC Gin

A classic G&T set

A local distillery brand that prides itself for utilizing the natural botanical riches of our country, Arc Gin welcomes the holiday season with cocktail kits and gift boxes to make that fresh and easy drink for the holidays. We recommend getting their classic Gin & Tonic set which brings out the best flavor of their gin.

Check out their cocktail kits and gift boxes on their website here.

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Cocktail Club

Their cocktails come equipped with packed garnishes and instructions.

Realized from a cocktail lover’s longing for well-made tipple over quarantine, Cocktail Club offers many classics (Negroni, Whiskey Sour, Negroni), as well as craft drinks (Tokyo Sunset, Night Owl, Hit and Rum) for those looking to taste something new this noche buena. We recommend getting their Tokyo Sunset which is a blend of sweet and sour flavors with Umeshu and Japanese whiskey.

For more details, check out their Instagram page at @cocktailclub.ph

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Mistral

French Sauvignon Negroni: The gin used in the negroni is a sauvignon blanc-based gin made in Bordeaux, bringing a floral and aromatic nuance to this Italian classic. Top shelf vermouth and aperitivo are added to the mix with grapefruit bitters and a spoon of DOM Benedictine, a mysteriously complex liqueur created in 1863 by Alexandre Le Grand in Normandy.

This Makati rooftop bar brings their unique flavors to you with their 500mL bottled cocktails that are perfectly sized for parties, or just for yourself if you choose. Pick between their four cocktails: French Sauvignon Negroni, Thyme Sangria, Fraise Margarita, and Cognac Manhattan. 

See their full cocktail selection on their website here.

Also read: An Identity Built On Flavor: Metiz In Karrivin Plaza And Its Take On Filipino Flavors

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