5...4...3...2...1 HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Ring in the New Year with these crowd-pleasing cocktail recipes! If you are hosting a party this holiday season, these cocktails are sure to impress your family and friends.
Pop a bottle of champagne and enjoy creating these delicious cocktails.
Have a safe New Year and enjoy these drinks responsibly.
New Year’s Sparkler
1 ounce berry-flavored vodka
1 1/2 ounces pomegranate or cranberry juice
3 1/2 ounces Champagne, to top
Garnish: skewered raspberries
- Add the vodka and pomegranate, or cranberry juice, to a chilled Champagne flute.
- Top with Champagne and garnish with raspberries on a long skewer.
2 oz gin
1 oz dry vermouth
- Add contents to ice-filled mixing glass or metal shaker. Stir, don’t shake, for about 10 seconds. Strain into a coupe or cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon peel.
1 tablespoon clear corn syrup or honey
1 tablespoon coarse sugar or sprinkles
6 ounces pomegranate juice or cran-raspberry juice, frozen into ice cubes
2 ounces raspberry liqueur such as Chambord
8-10 ounces sparkling wine
- Rub the very edge of the glasses with a thin layer of corn syrup. Dip into sugar or sprinkles.
- Fill ice cube trays with juice and freeze.
- Add raspberry liqueur and ice cubes to champagne flutes.
- Top with sparkling wine.
- Garnish as desired.
Raspberry Lime Champagne Punch
⅓ cup sugar
⅓ cup water
¾ cup lime juice, preferably freshly squeezed
½ cup vodka
2 cups tonic water
2 cups raspberries
1 lime, sliced
1 bottle Champagne or sparkling white wine
- In a small pot, bring the sugar and water to a boil over medium heat. Stir to make sure the sugar dissolves. Let cool to room temperature.
- In a large pitcher, stir the cooled simple syrup with the lime juice, vodka and tonic water to combine. Stir in the raspberries and lime slices.
- Just before you’re ready to serve, add the Champagne. Serve chilled.
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