5 Cocktails To Spruce Up Your Festive Season

by | Dec 13, 2018 | Cocktails, Events

Surprise your guests this holiday with these delicious Christmas themed cocktails

The Festive season has arrived and it’s time for a celebration with great company, food and of course great drinks. No matter where you are, what you are doing or who you are with this holiday, we have the perfect drink with that festive touch you’ve been looking for.

We know every family celebrates Christmas a little differently and that’s why we have put together 5 different drinks that’ll keep everyone jolly. They range from rich and creamy to light and refreshing, so there’s something here for every palate.

Lounging around the pool 

Nothing’s more refreshing on a hot summer’s day than an ice-cold mojito. It’s easy and once you add a few bits and pieces on top for decoration and you will have the perfect summers drink with a touch of Christmas spirit.

 

Low-Calorie-Classic-Mojito

Spiced Mojito

Ingredients:
4 to 6 Mint leaves
4 Lime wedges
12,5ml Sugar syrup
Dash of ginger beer
Dash of lime juice
50ml Captain morgan spiced

Instructions:
Fill glass with crushed ice
Muddle / shake.
Garnish with mint sprigs and a lime wedge

Rasberry-Jam-Sours

2. Berry Jam Sour

Ingredients:
50ml Bulleit Borboun
25ml Lemon juice
1 Egg white
3 Barspn Rasberry jam
2 dashes Angostura bitters
12,5ml Sugar syrup

Instructions:
Add all ingredients to shaker. Dry shake for 10 seconds.
Add ice to shaker and shake. Fine strain over ice into glass top with crushed ice.
Garnish with a mint sprig, 2 raspberries and grated walnut and serve

Something more classy

Perhaps you are looking for something a bit more classy to sip on at your Christmas do?

pomegranate-vanilla-martini

3. Vanilla Pomegranate Sours

Ingredients:
50ml Pomegranate infused Vodka
20ml Vanilla infused agave
1 shot egg white
4 dashes Angostura bitters
25ml Lemon juice
1 shot pure pomegranate juice

Instructions:
Shake & fine strain.
Garnish with Angostura drops and pomegranate pearls

4. Red Earl

Ingredients:
2 thin slices of ginger
50ml Tanqueray gin
12,5ml Lime juice
50ml Pineapple juice
12,5ml Elderflower cordial
12,5ml Raspberry puree

Instructions:
Muddle / shake and fine strain.
Garnish with ginger slice and mint sprig

DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS:

Many of us have never experienced waking up to a snow-covered street on Christmas morning. For those of you who have, you have to admit it is something quite magical. If you are looking to create your own winter wonderland this festive season have a go at this delicious Rum cocktail

Fire and Spice Drink

5. Fire And Spice

Ingredients:
50ml Spiced rum
10ml Fireball whisky
12,5ml Vanilla agave syrup
50ml Brewed coffee
25ml Almond milk

Instructions:
Hard shake all ingredients & fine strain
Garnish with Coffee beans and vanilla icing sugar

Something spectacular

Perhaps cocktail making isn’t really your thing, and you would rather be spending your time enjoying the festivities with your guests then worrying about drink refills. Well if that’s the case just leave it to the Thirst experts to make you and your guests something truly spectacular! Our mobile bar service will come to your party and take care of the rest. We offer a wide variety of services to cater to any size event including bespoke signature cocktails, coffee bars, alcoholic cocktail lollies, bubbly on-tap, you name it we do it. Our professional team will help you transform your party into something truly festive!

On behalf of the Thirst team, we wish you all a wonderful festive season and a fantastic New Year.

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