Christmas Cocktail Ideas for a Party

by Dustin Kuhn on / Blog

With the setting of the month of December, we do feel excited about on of the most celebrated festivals of all time Christmas. As the day of Christmas draws near we find ourselves busy with shopping for presents for near and dear ones along with thinking of party ideas where we can have a great time with our close friends and family. Hosting a Christmas party is definitely not an easy task as one needs to start with proper planning with the entire guest list, decoration, theme, party food menu and most importantly the perfect cocktail that one plans to include at the party. The fact that this is the time when one does not think twice when it comes to indulging into tasty and delicious deserts and food items, the beverage plays an important role at the party and one needs to come up with some of the perfect glasses of cocktail which would be loved by the guests immediately. However, there are times when over does a particular preparation or at times fails to come up with a good cocktail even after hunting for cocktail ideas that would be perfect for Christmas party. Here we present some of the tastiest yet easy to make cocktails that one can serve at their party. One can go through these Christmas Cocktail Ideas for a Party. do not forget to check christmas wallpaper

Take a Look at these Christ Cocktail Ideas for a Party

  • Pomegranate Martinis

Ingredients

1/4cup sugar

3/4cup vodka

1/2cup pomegranate juice

1/3cup fresh lime juice

1/4cup Cointreau

Lime slices, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

Chill 4 martini glasses. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring the sugar and ¼ cup water to a simmer. Remove from heat and let cool.

In a large pitcher, combine the sugar syrup with the vodka, juices, and Cointreau. Add 2 cups ice and stir until well chilled.

Strain the martinis into the chilled glasses; garnish each with a lime slice.

  • Mulled Wine With Cranberries

Ingredients

1 1/2cups cranberry juice cocktail

1/2cup sugar

2 cinnamon sticks

2 pieces star anise

3cups dry red wine (such as Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon)

1/2cup fresh cranberries

DIRECTIONS

In a large saucepan, combine the cranberry juice cocktail, sugar, cinnamon sticks, and star anise. Simmer for 15 minutes.

Stir in the wine and cranberries and bring back to a simmer. Serve warm.

  • Apple Brandy Cordials

Ingredients

¾ cup brandy

½cup apple juice

⅓cup Cointreau

¼cup fresh lemon juice

½teaspoon angostura bitters

Add apple slices, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

In a large pitcher, combine the brandy, apple juice, Cointreau, lemon juice, and bitters. Serve over ice; garnish each glass with apple slices.

  • Rum and Grapefruit Spritzers

kosher salt

1 grapefruit wedge

2cups fresh pink grapefruit juice

1cup ginger ale or ginger beer

3/4cup light rum

Candied ginger slices, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

Place 1 tablespoon salt on a small plate after which rub the rims of 4 glasses with the grapefruit wedge, and then dip the rims in the salt to coat.

In a large pitcher, combine the grapefruit juice, ginger ale, and rum. Serve over ice in the prepared glasses; garnish each with a ginger slice.

  • Rosemary, Grape, and Gin Cocktails

½ cup sugar

8 fresh rosemary sprigs

1cup Concord grape juice

3/4cup gin

1/2cup club soda

1/4cup fresh lemon juice

grapes, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, 4 of the rosemary sprigs, and ½ cup water to a simmer. Remove from heat and let cool.

Strain the sugar syrup into a large pitcher. Add the grape juice, gin, club soda, and lemon juice and stir to combine. Serve over ice; garnish each glass with grapes and 1 of the remaining rosemary sprigs.

These are some of the best Christmas cocktail ideas for a party, which one can choose to, serve at a Christmas get together party. These cocktails would be definitely loved by the guests and thereby one would be able to have a great Christmas party altogether.

Dustin Kuhn