Joy to the Mouth

Looking for the perfect cocktail to serve your holiday guests? We asked bartenders at two of our favorite watering holes to match the spirit of the season with recipes for quaffs that are warm, bright, and cheery.

L.L. Bean

L.L.Bean’s Northern Lights

No Maine town celebrates the holidays quite like Freeport, where Discovery Park at the L.L.Bean Flagship Store transforms each year into the epicenter of cheer. Visit this year’s Northern Lights Celebration to share in your family’s favorite holiday traditions — and maybe start a few new ones.

Gary Allen

Marathon Man

Who wants to run 26.2 miles through the Maine North Woods in the middle of December? And who really believes that doing so will make a lick of difference for a mill town on the ropes? This guy does.