18 Cocktails to Help You Survive Being Home for the Holidays

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Going home for the holidays is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it's wonderful to spend time with your family, but at the same time, after a few days the walls can start to feel like they're beginning to close in on you — which is where strong holiday cocktails come into play.

You love your family, but that doesn't mean that being in close quarters doesn't occasionally trigger your fight or flight response. To help you combat Home for the Holidays Syndrome, we've found 18 of the most deliciously festive, boozy cocktails out there, from a cranberry bourbon Negroni to an aged rum Old Fashioned, and even a candy cane martini to loosen you up and get you back in the spirit of things. So get the shaker out, and cheers to a happier home for the holidays.

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