Christmas drinks

Christmas drinks

Tis the season to be jolly, so why not try some of these specially hand-picked Christmas cocktails sure to leave your guests in high spirits and set the feel-good festive vibe, courtesy of is a new multi-platform tool showcasing the ultimate inventive drinks and cocktails. With hundreds to choose from and their simple, easy-to-follow recipes, you’ll have all of the drinks inspiration you need to wow your friends and family this holiday season. gives you access to hundreds of yummy cocktails, but also gives you the freedom to design your own cocktails based on the alcohol you love. It is also mobile phone and ipad friends so you can set up your own bar on the go.

Here are some of our favourite festive cocktails sure to make your Christmas party the talk of the town...

Baileys Midnight Mint

1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.

  1. 2. Measure 25ml Baileys Original Irish Cream Liqueur, 25ml mint liqueur and 25ml Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka and add into the shaker.
  2. 3. Shake until cold.
  3. 4. Pour into a wine glass and garnish with a mint leaf.

  4. 5. Enjoy!

French 21

  1. 1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. 2. Add 10ml of Cîroc Vodka, 10ml of lemon juice, 5ml of raspberry liqueur and 5ml of sugar syrup to the shaker.
  3. 3. Shake vigorously until cold.

  4. 4. Strain into a champagne flute.

5. Top with sparkling wine.

  1. 6. Garnish with lemon peel.

  2. Gin Punch
  3. 1. With a sharp knife and cutting board, slice wedges from any combination of orange, lemon, lime and pineapple and place in a punch bowl.
  4. 2. Add 1.5 bottles Tanqueray London Dry Gin into the bowl.
  5. 3. Measure 350ml maraschino liqueur, 500ml apricot nectar, 500ml orange juice, 1l pineapple juice, 200ml lime juice and 100ml sugar syrup into the bowl.
    1. 4.Adjust sweet and sour balance to your acquired taste.

    2. 5. Chill in fridge for 2–3 hours to chill before serving.

    3. 6. Pour into individual glasses, over ice.

    4. 7. Top up with sparkling wine.

    Smirnoff Dark Russian
  1. 1. Fill an Old Fashioned glass with ice cubes.
  2. 2. Pour 50ml of Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka and 25ml of Baileys Coffee Irish Cream Liqueur into the glass.
  3. 3. Enjoy!

Jessie O'Callaghan-FemaleFirst