6 Festive Cocktails to Make Your New Year’s Party Ring!

Here we are already! Another year gone, and one more on the horizon suddenly arrived while we were cleaning up the shredded wrapping paper and tossing out the raisin cobbler that odd aunt sent us.

Seemingly without warning, it’s time to come up with party favours, snacks, and cocktails for one last fling before this year is gone forever.

Fear not! I’ve got the drinks covered. These cocktails are simple, fun, bright, and delicious. Your New Year will be a hit with inspiration for those oh-so-motivational resolutions.

1.  Auld Lang ZingerScreenshot_2018-12-31-09-12-05-1

  • 1 1/2 Ounces Cold Vodka
  • 1 Ounce White Creme de Menthe
  • 1 Sprig of Fresh Mint
  • 1/2 Cup Crushed Ice

Mix vodka, creme de menthe, and ice in a cocktail shaker, and shake for 1 minute. Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with mint.

2.  The Resolutionthree lighted cocktails inside drinking glasses

  • 1 Ounce Peach Schnapps
  • 1 Ounce Blue Curacao
  • 1 1/2 Ounces Vodka
  • 5 Ounces Sierra Mist
  • 1/2 Cup of Crushed Ice

Combine alcohol and ice in an 8 ounce glass and stir. Pour Sierra Mist over the top. Garnish with orange wedge (optional)

3.  Remnants of Santaclear wine glass with liquid in focus photography

  • 1 1/2 Ounces of Gin
  • 1/2 Ounce Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 Ounce Elderflower Cordial
  • 3 Ounces Club Soda
  • 1/2 Cup Crushed Ice
  • Fresh Pomegranate Berries

Add ice, gin, lemon juice, syrup, and cordial to a martini shaker. Shake well for 30 seconds. Pour into a large wine glass, and pour club soda over the top. Garnish with pomegranate berries.

4.  In the Gloamingpink cocktail with lime slice martini glass wallpaper

  • 1 1/2 Ounces Vodka
  • 1/2 Ounce Peach Schnapps
  • 1 1/2 Ounces Orange Juice
  • 1 1/2 Ounces Cranberry Juice
  • 1/2 Ounce Creme de Cassis
  • 1/2 Cup of Ice
  • Orange Slices (or Candied Orange Slices, if available)

Add all but the orange slices to a martini shaker, and shake well. Pour into a large martini or champagne glass. Garnish with candied orange.

5.  Go A Wassailingsilver stock pot with liquid substance and lemon

Link to Winter Wassail

6.  Cindy Lou Hoochclear wine glass and rock glass

  • 4 Ounces Pink Champagne
  • 2 Ounces Pink Lemonade
  • A Squeeze of Lemon Juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon Slices

Pour lemonade over ice in a large wine glass. Add champagne and a squeeze of lemon. Garnish with lemon slices.

 

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