So, it is definitely a perfect drink for your Christmas celebration. Christmas is just a few days away and it is the perfect time to choose the best for your celebration!
Cocktail making is definitely not a hard row to hoe! We have handpicked a few easy ones for you to try this festive season. Let us learn those quick and easy methods and make our festival more auspicious with this homemade relishing drink.
A common formula for making cocktails is nothing but the 2:1:1 ratio. It is to add two parts of alcohol with one part of a sweet ingredient and one part of a sour ingredient.
● Vodka……………….,.30 ml
● Gin…………………....30 ml
● White rum……………30 ml
● White wine…………..30 ml
● Blue Curacao………..30 ml
[Blue curacao is an orange-flavored liqueur. The blue comes from food grade coloring, and it doesn't affect the flavor. You'll find other colors of curacao as well, green, red, and orange, etc...]
● Sweet ingredient…...60 ml [It can be a fruit juice like apple, orange,grape etc...]
● Sour ingredient…….60 ml [Lemon juice without sugar or salt ]
● Ice cubes as required.
● Lime slice, cherry, and, mint for garnishing.
Step by step process:
● Fill a cocktail shaker half full with ice.
● Add the white rum, gin, vodka, blue curacao, and, white wine.
● Add both the sweet and sour ingredients.
● Shake it well.
● Pour this mixture into a glass.
● Garnish it with lime slices, cherries and mint.
Let us check out some must-make Christmas cocktails,
1. Citrus cocktail
|Citrus cocktail is one of the common ones that one prefers for its sour cum sweet taste. Add gin, fresh lemon juice, lime juice and simple syrup and shake it well to get your delicious drink ready to be Partied. You can also garnish it with fresh grapes and serve it.|
2. Mai Tai
|This is the easiest to make for this Christmas. So give it a try! Just take dark rum, pineapple juice, orange juice and amaretto and mix them well together. Add some crushed ice and top it with cranberries. Yes, it's ready for the party!|
3. Mulled wine
|Are you a beginner and have never tried making a cocktail at home? Then, this is an ideal one to start with. Just take red wine and heat it after adding nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon. Add honey to sweeten it and that's it! The delicious smell of it will definitely attract your guests and you can have a great Christmas celebration.|
For trying these exciting recipes at home, a must buy kit that would make your work easier is this 11 Pcs Cocktail Shaker Set. No matter if you are an experienced bartender or a beginner. You can easily prepare tasty drinks in it, the martini shaker works well for making cocktails and trying other new recipes too. Shakers also can be a perfect gift for this Christmas. So, what are you waiting for? Just grab this and make this Christmas a special one
4. Eggnog cocktail
|It is the special drink that is usually served during the Christmas or New Year celebration. Mix vodka with amaretto and garnish it with creamy sauce. And now the delicious treat is ready!|
5. Non-alcoholic holiday Sangria
|Are you the one who does not prefer drinking alcohol? Then this one would be a perfect choice. Though it does not have alcohol, it tastes the same. Just add thin slices of oranges, lime and lemon along with apple crunches. Fruits like strawberries, pineapple can also be added along with pomegranate juice and black tea. The fruits get soaked well in this liquid and give us the perfect flavour for the party and celebration. Spice it up with cinnamon sticks and spice up your party with this non-alcoholic cocktail.|
6. Poinsettia Pomegranate Martini
|Poinsettia Pomegranate Martini is one of the easiest cocktails that can be perfectly styled for this festival celebration. Just mix gin or vodka with pomegranate juice, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup. The refreshing drink is ready to be sipped now!|
|Take 2 parts of rum, 2 parts of pineapple juice, 1 part of coconut cream and 1 part of Fresh orange juice. Mix and shake them well in a cocktail glass with crushed ice. Garnish it with nutmeg and the drink is ready!|
|As you might imagine, "The Grinch," inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic character, is a popular name for green cocktails around the holiday season. It is most often made with Midori, which not only gives the cocktail its sweet melon flavor but also that signature green color. This fruity cocktail is a blend of rum and lemon soda with sweet melons, citrus and cherries.|
9. Christmas Punch
It's a perfect fizzy drink for Christmas. Mixing wine, rum, orange, cranberries and ginger ale with crushed ice, you will end up in this refreshing drink.
Bubbly, festive, and a total snap to stir together, this easy Christmas punch is light, refreshing, and not at all overly sweet.It takes less than 5 minutes to make and would be a lovely, useful centerpiece at any holiday party.
10. Christmas Cosmos
It is a perfect delight for your Christmas celebration. Mix vodka, pomegranate juice, orange liqueur, and lime juice along with ice. Shake it well for 30 seconds. Garnish it with a lime slice.
If you are looking for the perfect cocktail to serve during the festive season, look no further than my Christmas Cosmopolitan. It is a perfect delight for your Christmas celebration and you can be certain that it is a crowd pleaser. What’s more, you will be delighted by how easy it is to make :
Have a great Holiday season. Cheers!!!