The calendar marches on, and now the countdown is on. Let’s say goodbye to 2015 and ring in the new year in style. And there’s no better way to do that than with a clink-worthy cocktail to keep your spirits up during all the celebrations. Here’s a list of 10 great flavourful Festive Cocktails that will keep the party alive whether you’re celebrating with a crowd or from the blissful confines of your own couch at home!
Lemon Meringue Pie Cocktail from The Flavor Bender
A fantastic dessert in libation form, this cocktail combines vodka and limencello with the creaminess, sweetness & tartness of lemon curd, a silky smooth Swiss meringue topping and a deliciously crunchy lemon & oat lace cookie.
Champagne Cocktail – Thyme take a cigarette from Mid-life Croissant
This beautiful concoction brings together a thyme simple syrup, the dry herbal tang of gin and the sparkle of brut champagne.
Chamomile Pear Elderflower Martini from Grey is the New Black
Chamomile pear infused vodka with sweet vermouth and elderflower liqueur. An elegant, flavourful cocktail for those who do not want to mess around with simple syrups or club soda.
Winterspice Negroni from Little Sugar Snaps
A seasonal twist on the classic Negroni, this gorgeous cocktail unites gin, campari, sweet vermouth and features toasted spices and charred orange wedges.
Bee Sting Cocktail from Honey and Birch
Gin and honey simple syrup spiced with a dash of Ancho Reyes ancho chile liqueur that has hints of chile, cinnamon and chocolate.
Cinnamon Apple Cider Martini from A Dish of Daily Life
A vodka martini that incorporates a delicious and versatile cinnamon apple cider simple syrup.
Chocolate Raspberry Vodka Tonic from Giraffes Can Bake
Chocolate flavoured vodka tonic, combined with raspberry syrup and fresh lime juice. Pretty and flavourful, what’s not to love?
If you prefer something warm and cozy instead, consider these two versions of Spiced Apple Cider.
Warm Spiced Apple Cider from Bam’s Kitchen
A warm spiced apple cider, steeped with whole star anise, cinnamon, citrus and apples, and with a shot of spiced rum.
Spiced Raspberry Apple Cider from The Flavor Bender
A delicious, crisp and refreshing apple cider with raspberries and warming spices (cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, star anise), sweetened with maple syrup and spiked with bourbon.
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