'Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread the holiday cheer than with a selection of delightful and festive cocktails? Whether you're hosting a virtual holiday gathering or enjoying a quiet evening by the fireplace, these holiday-inspired cocktail recipes are sure to add a touch of merriment to your celebrations. Let's shake things up and toast to the most wonderful time of the year!
Holiday Berry Sparkler
1 oz raspberry liqueur
1/2 oz cranberry juice
Prosecco or sparkling wine
Fresh raspberries and mint leaves for garnish
In a champagne flute, pour raspberry liqueur and cranberry juice.
Top with chilled Prosecco or sparkling wine.
Garnish with fresh raspberries and a sprig of mint for a vibrant and bubbly holiday treat.
Chocolate Peppermint Martini
2 oz chocolate liqueur
1 oz peppermint schnapps
1 oz vanilla vodka
Crushed candy canes for rimming
Rim a chilled martini glass with crushed candy canes.
In a shaker with ice, combine chocolate liqueur, peppermint schnapps, and vanilla vodka.
Shake well and strain the mixture into the prepared glass.
Enjoy the perfect blend of chocolate peppermint goodness.
Gingerbread Old Fashioned
2 oz bourbon
1/2 oz gingerbread syrup
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Orange peel for garnish
In a mixing glass, combine bourbon, gingerbread syrup, and bitters.
Fill the glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.
Strain the mixture into a rocks glass over a large ice cube.
Express the oils from an orange peel over the drink and garnish.