christmas, Cocktails, Recipes

Blogmas Day 11 – Festive Cocktails🍸

Christmas is the best time to party and celebrate with family and friends so why not celebrate in style with a few Christmas themed cocktails. Don’t worry we are going to show you a few ideas, ingredients you need and how we make them.

We have chosen simple, cheap and easy cocktails for all able to make – you don’t need to be a professional mixologist for these! You will need a cocktail shaker to create the following.

All the cocktails serve 2 people.

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The Red Queen:

What you will Need;

  • 100ml of Cranberry Juice
  • 80ml of Gin (we used Bombay Sapphire)
  • 40ml of Elderflower Cordial
  • ½ a Lemon
  • Fresh Cranberries to garnish
  • Ice cubes

How to make this Cocktail:

  1. Add a handful of ice cubes into your cocktail shaker.
  2. Add the Gin, Cranberry Juice, Elderflower cordial and the lemon juice.
  3. Shake vigorously until well mixed.
  4. Using a strainer pour the cocktail mix into two glasses.
  5. Add the fresh cranberries to garnish.
  6. Bottoms up!

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Christmassy Gin Fizz:

What you will Need:

  • 100ml of Gin (Bombay Sapphire)
  • 25ml of Lemon Juice
  • 25ml of Simple Sugar
  • 50ml of Cranberry Juice
  • Prosecco
  • Ice cubes

How to make this Cocktail:

  1. Add a handful of ice cubes to your cocktail shaker.
  2. Add the Gin, Lemon Juice, Simple Sugar and Cranberry Juice.
  3. Shake well until mixed (around 1-2 minutes)
  4. Using a strainer pour the mix into two glasses.
  5. Open the prosecco and top up your cocktail.
  6. You can add a strawberry or raspberry to garnish.
  7. Cheers!

The Christmas Holiday Mule:

What will you Need:

  • 25ml Simple Syrup
  • 25ml Cranberry Juice
  • 75ml of Gin or Vodka
  • 100ml of Ginger Beer
  • Ice cubes
  • Rosemary sprig and orange slice for garnish

How to make this Cocktail:

  1. Add a handful of ice cubes to your cocktail shaker.
  2. Combined simple syrup, cranberry juice and gin/vodka.
  3. Shake well until mixed.
  4. Pour over ice and top up with ginger beer.
  5. Add rosemary and the orange slice for garnish.

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These are 3 of our favourite Christmas themed cocktails for this time of year. We hope you try them and enjoy!

Thank you for reading and get in touch to let us know your favourite cocktails all year round or for any season!

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