Christmas is coming closer every day, which means, that fun and parties are closer too! And parties, of course, mean friends, mingling and alcohol (unless you are an underage). If you want to add some variety to your celebration with wine and eggnog, here are some Christmas themed alcoholic cocktails, that will definitely make your evening merrier. Have the best holiday with Jiji!
1. Bailey’s Cinnamon Toast Punch
For this cocktail, combine Bailey’s Pumpkin Spice and Cinnamon Syrup, shake them and top with hot apple cider. Its punch is coated with milky cinnamon, which creates a feeling of drinking a warm Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal milk leftovers with a bit of alcohol. You can garnish it with a slice of orange or some whipped cream.
2. Raspberry Russian
This variation of a classic White Russian creates a Christmas spirit not only with its taste, but also with its look. White and red classic Christmas colors are achieved with heavy cream and raspberry liqueur. Garnish it with frozen into an ice cube raspberry.
3. Christmas Miracle
A booze with such name just can’t be bad. Mix vodka, cranberry juice and squeeze a lemon to achieve a perfectly pink color. Garnish it with a candy cane to increase your Christmas mood.
4. Home Alone
This cocktail, named after a beloved Christmas movie, will make your evening warmer, no matter will you drink it alone or in company. Mix an unfiltered apple cider with rum in proportion 2:1 and add a tablespoon of maple syrup. Garnish it with a cinnamon stick.
5. Jack Frost Winter Cocktail
This turn on piña colada will make you feel yourself surrounded by snow and ice. For this festive cocktail mix 2 parts of pineapple juice, one part of both light rum and Blue Curacao, 1 part of cream of coconut and a tablespoon of sugar. Use a shredded coconut to create a garnish with a feeling of blizzard. Appearance is very important for a cocktail, and you can’t achieve an appropriate appearance without an appropriate glassware.
6. Gingerbread man
To create a taste of cookie (with a bit of an alcohol punch, of course) mix sake and ginger ale in a proportion 2:1,5 and add a bit of cinnamon. You can garnish it with a real gingerbread cookie to compare the tastes.
This beautiful drink is made out of strawberry liqueur, champagne and a splash of vodka. Be careful, as its great sweet taste can fool you into drinking too much. Garnish this sparkly festive drink with candy cane.
8. Kahlua Hot Chocolate
This cozy hot drink mixes together homemade hot chocolate with Kahlua (coffee liqueur). For a chocolate part, combine milk, sugar, cocoa powder and a bit of cinnamon and heat it for 2-3 minutes. After that, add coffee liqueur, stir nicely. Garnish with mini marshmallows for more comforting feelings.
9. The Nut Cracker
Experience a sense of fairytale with this mix of vodka, amaretto, hazelnut and chocolate liqueur. This cocktail tastes chocolate milk with nuts, but also packs a good punch, that will make you evening brighter.
10. Jingle Juice
This cocktail blends together huge amount of fruits, which basically makes it a vitamin cocktail, and a tasty one as well. If you want to make it, mix sugar, citrus zest, ginger and cinnamon and put it on the bottom of a bowl. Then, shake together lime, lemon, orange, grapefruit, mango and pineapple juice with spiced rum, amaretto and sparkling water. Add the mix to the bowl and put some fresh fruits there too. Although this punch is more refreshing than our previous entries, it will definitely have its place on your party. Find all the ingredients you need for the best price here!