By Real Simple
Updated October 27, 2016

Need an impressive offering for your Christmas party hosts when the usual bottle of wine just won’t cut it? If they’re cocktail connoisseurs, you’re in luck: They’ll savor this sweetly spiced Bluebird Alpine Liqueur, which comes in a beautifully designed bottle. It’s got notes of herbs and spices like cinnamon, angelica, fennel, and no artificial colors or flavors, just like the in-house crafted teas this family-run, Portland, OR-based company is known for. It’s a versatile addition to a bar cart, meant to be used any which way: on its own or blended with other liqueurs to create drinks served warm or cold.

To buy: $30,