The Most Underrated Costco Holiday Drinks

Cheers to the holiday season! It's that most wonderful time of year again, which means it's time to stock up on all the necessities that will ensure your Christmas morning, New Year's Eve, and everything in between is festively delicious. Holiday food is important, for sure, but let's not discount the value of a few fun beverages to help class up your seasonal celebrations.

Costco has a nice selection of holiday drinks and you're sure to find plenty of options tucked in between their massive Christmas cookie trays and holiday-friendly cheese boards. But, in all fairness, Costco's giant bottle of boozy eggnog kind of stole the spotlight this year. No shade to the 'nog – we're fully on board for a creamy beverage spiked with whiskey, spiced rum, and brandy that you can get away with drinking literally any time of day or night, according to Thrillist. But there are other praiseworthy potables lining the shelves at Costco that should be on your list this season as well. Here are the ones to look out for.

Costco's Kirkland Signature Prosecco

Who said your Christmas morning mimosa or your New Year's Eve toast has to be made with champagne? Why not try prosecco, instead? Especially when you can get a bottle that, according to the comments on @costco_empties Instagram post, "is simply the best!"? That's not hyperbole, either. Costco's Kirkland Signature Prosecco is labeled "Superior D.O.C.G." which stands for Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin and indicates the highest level of quality for Italian wines, according to the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Academy. Impressive!

But, wait – we've skipped over the most important part. According to @costco_empties, this prosecco comes in a three-liter bottle for just $29.99, although Costco's website actually lists it for $56.99. Still, three liters is the equivalent of four traditional-sized bottles! It seems like a Christmas crime not to stock up on a deal this good, assuming you can find it. Rumor has it this huge bottle of bubbly is limited to certain locations in California and New Jersey.

Starbucks Organic Winter Blend Coffee from Costco

To help bring a little holiday cheer to your morning cup of Joe, Costco is carrying a 40-ounce bag of Starbucks brand Organic Winter Blend Coffee and fans are in love. Instagram user @costco_doesitagain posted about this seasonal treat and user @hannahvioletb commented, "This is the best!! I get a few bags for my family every year."

Costco fans know that Starbucks Holiday Blend Coffee usually gets all the love this time of year, and @costco_doesitagain posted about that as well. But this underrated Winter Blend definitely deserves a spot on your list of favorites. The blogger behind Costcuisine reviewed it and deemed the coffee very drinkable, saying the flavor was slightly nutty, not too acidic, and "rich, smooth, and robust-tasting". What better way to help you power through all that online shopping, Christmas cookie-baking, and celebrating this season?

Costco's Health-Ade Organic Holiday Cheers Kombucha

If you're a believer in all the purported benefits of kombucha, like better digestive health and improved cholesterol, then you might like to gift yourself or your loved ones Health-Ade Organic Holiday Cheers Kombucha from Costco. This underrated holiday drink flew well under the radar this season but it did pop up on @costcoinsider's Instagram with the caption, "Sampled this Organic Health-Ade Holiday Cheer Kombucha and was pleasantly surprised! The subtle holiday flavoring was great. 6 pack is selling for $13.49 but price and availability may vary."

According to Health-ade's website, this fermented tea is steeped with classic holiday flavors like chocolate, allspice, ginger, and clove and it's made with organic black and green tea, organic ginger juice, and organic cocoa and vanilla powder. It sounds like the probiotic tea version of a Christmas cookie if you ask us, and could be just the thing to gulp down in between all those snacks and cocktails.

Bundaberg Spiced Ginger Beer from Costco

Speaking of cocktails, our list of underrated holiday drinks from Costco would not be complete without one – or at least an ingredient to make one with. Moscow Mules, anyone? Or how about the ever-festive Cranberry Mule, like the kind Martha Stewart makes using cranberry simple syrup? To do it, you'll need a good ginger beer like the Bundaberg Spiced Ginger Beer from Costco. Instagrammer @thecostcopro shared a pic of this bulk-buy 12-pack and other Costco fans were quick to jump in with comments like user @sramoutar who said, "We love this, I stocked up," and @costco_empties who cheered, "Perfect for holiday cocktails!"

Ginger beer is non-alcoholic and can be enjoyed on its own if you're a teetotaler. It may even help settle your stomach, according to Livestrong. So, you might do well to keep some on hand this season, just in case you over-indulged on hors d'oeuvres or accidentally over-serve yourself on that Kirkland prosecco.