5 Aperitif Cocktails to Kick Off Your Thanksgiving

Hosting a houseful on Thursday? Ease into the festivities with a round of aperitif cocktails.
11/25/2013 06:12 pm ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

Hosting a houseful on Thursday? Ease into the festivities with a round of aperitif cocktails. Lower in alcohol than more spirit-forward sippers, and with approachable, appetite-sparking flavors, these five favorite turkey-time tipples are a cinch to put together (you don't want to spend too much time away from the stove) and just the drinks to prime palates for the food-fueled festivities ahead.

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5 Aperitif Cocktails to Kick Off Your Thanksgiving