Holiday season is back and Christmas is just few weeks from now. It is time to start planning a meet up with friends or family and to celebrate the joy of Christmas. After a long crazy year, it is time to chill and relax with few sips of your favourite classic Christmas Cocktail drinks while keeping yourself cozy and warm.
Though there are many pre-made cocktails available in market, it is always great to make something yourself for your family and loved ones.
It gives you the sense of accomplishment and that personal touch which makes it your signature drink.
With these thoughts we bring to you few easy and popular cocktails that you can quickly make at home this season and impress them with your mixing skills.
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Mulled Wine aka Spiced Wine is a popular drink during Christmas and New Year. If it is winter holiday time and you didn’t had a glass of Mulled Wine then we would say you definitely missed out on something this year.
Since it is served warm, it is a good companion for cold winter nights. Mulled Wine recipe is quite versatile and people make Mulled Wine in many different ways using many different spices.
Some people often add some other spirits such as Rum or Vodka in addition to other ingredients.
Especially during Christmas and New Year holidays many large businesses and local shops offer mulled wines prepared via their very own secret mulled wine recipe.
Due to its versatile nature, choice of spices usually depends on your personal preference but as a base – Red Wine, Sugar, Citrus fruits and a couple of other spices such as cloves, Anise etc are used to make mulled wine.
Just use good quality spices and a Red Wine of your choice.
Drink responsibly – It is recommended adults do not regularly drink more than 14 units per week. Always check label for unit information.
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French 75 is a simple and elegant cocktail, a must try especially on a New Year’s Eve, when you are set in the right mood with some quality Champagne.
French 75 a perfect party cocktail which is low in spirit and will keep you going for long. Why not give it a try this Christmas Cocktail and enjoy the holiday season with your loved one.
A simple meaning of the word Mai Tai means “good” in Tahitian.
Tahitian is a Polynesian language spoken mainly in the society island of French Polynesia and Mai Tai is believed to have originated from this region.
Many describe this exquisite cocktail simply as “out of the world” so simply saying good for Mai Tai might be an understatement for that matter.
As Bacardi mention in their website – Who created the first Mai Tai cocktail recipe – lots of legal battles have been won and lost over it.
So considering such a rich history for a cocktail, we are sure you may want to give it a try and we definitely back this as a preferred holiday Cocktail.
Give Mai Tai a try this Christmas season and let us know in comments what you think about this Christmas Cocktail.
Enjoy the holiday season and have lots of fun.
Tequila Sunrise is an exquisite cocktail that is made using Tequila, Orange Juice and Grenadine.
The three ingredients when put together and gently stirred gives a temporary sunrise effect.
The effect gives Tequila Sunrise a texture different to other drinks and is liked by many just because of this sunrise effect.
Cocktail drinks with great texture are great especially for parties so this Cocktail should definitely take place in your list for Christmas and New Year cocktails this year.
Also, in no ways is this cocktail all about texture, since it has a great taste too.
The Orange flavour with sweetness of Grenadine blends beautifully with Tequila and gives Tequila Sunrise cocktail its own unique flavour.
If you would like a cocktail that is great in taste and in texture, Tequila Sunrise is the drink for you.
With taste and texture, you get the best of both worlds with this Christmas cocktail. What more can you ask for?
What makes a perfect drink for Party? Some Vodka, Cranberry, orange liqueur and lime shaken vigorously for 20 secs and the popular Cosmopolitan Drink is there to start your night.
Due to the pink colour of the Cosmopolitan Cocktail, it is very popular especially in girls night out.
Made famous by Sex and the City this fruity drink is just right to set you in mood for Christmas night.
Give this perfect Christmas cocktail a try and let us know what are your thoughts on it.
Buck’s Fizz is a vibrant cocktail which is very easy to make. It is one of the simplest cocktails to make at home and tasty great. It is made of two parts of Champagne and one part Orange Juice.
It is very similar to Mimosa Cocktail but in Mimosa you add equal parts of Champagne and Orange Juice.
The preferred spirit for this Christmas cocktail is Champagne but many people prefer to use other Sparkling wines as well.
The correct name of this Cocktail is Buck’s Fizz however people often refer to it as either Bucks Fizz or simply Buck Fizz.
Give this simple and elegant party cocktail a try and let us know in comments how you enjoyed this Christmas Cocktail drink during holidays.
Negroni is an Italian Cocktail, popularly known to have originated in Florence, Italy.
Made using equal parts of Gin, Vermouth Rosso, and Campari it is a no-brainer to get this Cocktail ready in no time.
Use quality spirits and lots of ice to make this Christmas Cocktail and have fun. Just see the colour of this Christmas Cocktail drink, isn’t it cool.
Give it a try and let us know in the comments sections, what you feel about this Cocktail and if you experimented with some more spirits to make Classic Negroni.
Long Island Iced Tea
Long Island Iced Tea is a great Cocktail especially if you need a good boost of alcohol.
The Cocktail is a mix of following spirits – Vodka, White Rum, Gin, Tequila and Triple Sec.
Just by looking at the drink you may not realize that you can easily get over your alcohol consumption limits too soon.
Give it a try and check out this tasty Christmas cocktail.
So you have some good rum and want to make some simple cocktail to enjoy? We are sure nothing can beat this simple rum original – Classic Daiquiri.
Believed to be named after a town called Daiquiri on the southeastern tip of Cuba it is a simple cocktail for all time. Prepared with some Rum, lime juice and sugar, shaken with ice.
Served in a ice chilled Martini glass it is simply beautiful and tasty Christmas cocktail to try during Christmas and New Year holidays.
As Mr. Bond, James Bond would have ordered – “Dry Martini. Wait!
Three measures of Gordon, one of Vodka, 1/2 a measure of Kina Lillet, Shake it over ice and then add a thin slice of lemon peel.”.
That’s it, the recipe of Vesper Martini.
Due to the large content of alcohol in it – both Gin and Vodka, it has a very strong and sharp taste.
Vesper Martini gained its popularity again after Mr. Bond played by Daniel Craig orders it in the movie – Casino Royale.
The cocktail is named by Mr. Bond after the lead female character in the movie, and his love interest – Vesper Lynd, played by Eva Green.
So, why not go Bond this Christmas and enjoy the holidays in style which this great party and Christmas cocktail.
There are plenty more classic cocktails which we would like to put in our list here but we have to choose a few and so here are few excellent Christmas cocktails.
They are all great to have some fun time during holidays. Give these a try and let us know in the comment section which one you liked the most.
Also, if we missed out on any of your favourite classics, do let us know what makes it your favourite. We would love to know more about it.