The holidays are fast approaching and you know what that means? It's time to start planning your holiday party menu! But, with so many recipes out there, it can be hard to pick the one that suits you best. Fortunately for you, we've got just the thing: our top picks for holiday cocktails in 2021. We're sure these festive cocktails will help make your next event unforgettable!
For alcohol-free holiday recipes, check out this blog.
- 90ml - Sapling vodka
- 90ml - Irish Cream
- 2 tsp. Gingerbread Syrup
- 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
- 60ml - Cream
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake it well. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with whipped cream and crushed gingerbread cookies.
Super Simple Eggnog
Recipe - Black Cow Vodka
- 225ml Black Cow Christmas Spirit
- 3 eggs
- 75g caster sugar
- 300ml full fat milk
- 150ml double cream
- Pinch of ground cinnamon
- Pinch of ground nutmeg
Grab two bowls from the cupboard, crack your eggs and separate the yolks from the whites into their respected bowls.
Whisk the egg yolks and half of the sugar until light and frothy. Add the milk, cream, Black Cow Christmas Spirit, and spices. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Then whisk the egg whites and the rest of the sugar until fairly stiff.
Fold the egg whites and alcohol mixture into the yolk bowl, combining everything together and gently whisk one last time. Pour into a sealable bottle and store in the fridge to chill until ready to serve.
When serve, add a light dusting of cinnamon powder and grating of nutmeg.
Recipe - Warner's Distillery
Sloesecco? Yep, it is super easy to make, it's bloomin' delicious and brings some festive mood in the house!
- 25ml Warner's Sloe Gin
Pour your Sloe Gin into a flute glass. Top up with your fave Prosecco and enjoy!
The Reverend's Negroni
Recipe - Reverend Hubert
A fantastic winter version of the Italian classic.
Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled glass over ice. Garnish with a slice of clementine zest, twisted to release the oil.
Recipe - Portobello Road Gin
The WIbble is a fresh take on gin sour but with a distinct hit of fresh berry flavours.
- 30ml Portobello Road London Dry
- 30ml Portobello Road Sloeberry & Blackcurrant
- 30ml Fresh Pink Grapefruit Juice
- 10ml Lemon Juice
- 10ml Blackcurrant liqueur
- 5mls Sugar Syrup
Add all ingredients to an ice filled shaker and shake well. Strain into a glass (coupe or sours glass will be a perfect fit). Garnish with a lemon twist.
Recipe - FAIR
This Fair Kumquat Liqueur is the perfect Triple Sec alternative as it with more citrus flavours, less sugar, and less alcohol content. So, next time you're in a mood for Margarita, try it with this liqueur, you won't regret it.
Add the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well. Then stir the cocktail into a coupette glass and garnish with a lime wedge or a rosemary sprig.
Vermouth Rum Manhattan
Manhattan is a classic. But have you tried it with Don Q rum?
Recipe - Don Q Rum
Stir rum, vermouth and ice. Strain into a chilled Manhattan cocktail glass. Garnish with cherry.
The Queen's Knees
Add a little sparkle to your holiday mood with this amazing tipple from Avallen!
Add ingredients (except the champagne) to a cocktail glass (martini/coupe style). Stir with a teaspoon until the honey has dissolved. Top with chilled champagne and add a small orange peel for extra dazzle. ⠀