5 Cocktails To Spruce Up Your Festive Season

13 December 2018 / By Matthew Thirst

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.

  1. Spiced Mojitofestive cocktails

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

Fill glass with crushed ice

Muddle / shake.

Garnish with mint sprigs and a lime wedge

      2. Berry Jam Sourfestive cocktails

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

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?

    3. Vanilla Pomegranate Soursfestive cocktails

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

Shake & fine strain.

Garnish with Angostura drops and pomegranate pearls

       4. Red Earlfestive cocktails

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

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

         5. Fire And Spicefestive cocktails

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


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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Matthew Thirst