36 Amazing Christmas cocktail ideas

Christmas cocktail ideas

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Christmas will soon be upon us. It’s the time of year when family and friends gather together to enjoy all that the festive season has to offer. In my case it usually involves partaking in a few boozy parties and indulging in some tasty cocktails.

If your organising your own party when why not check out the following 36 Christmas cocktail ideas. Whether you prefer your festive drinks fruity, boozy or with a festive fizz these Christmas cocktails are the best and will definitely satisfy.

36 Amazing Christmas Cocktail Ideas:

Christmas cocktail ideas – Vodka:

Vodka cocktail

Seasonal Snowball

The classic Snowball, but with a seasonal makeover using coconut cream and desiccated coconut for a winter wonderland twist.

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Vodka Christmas cocktails

Cranberry and Orange Vodka

The cranberries give this vodka recipe a brilliant ruby colour that looks so Christmassy – perfect to give as a gift.

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Vodka cocktails

Peppermintinis

Sweet tooths are gonna love this chocolate, peppermint and candy cane treat!

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Vodka cocktail ideas

Jack Frost

Sweet, tropical and Christmas-y all at the same time. These will be a welcome addition to the Christmas party!

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Christmas recipe ideas

Jungle Holiday Punch

This Jingle Juice Holiday Punch recipe is simple, delicious, and beautiful! You only need three ingredients to craft this delicious holiday punch recipe everyone will love!

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Christmas cocktail ideas

The Mistletoe Kiss

The Mistletoe Kiss: A holiday drink for the ages with vodka, lemon juice, and a special and insanely easy simple syrup that ties the whole drink together.

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Christmas cocktail ideas – Whiskey:

Whisky Christmas cocktails

Cherry Bomb

This simple recipe is quite frankly, “the bomb”! Fresh cherries muddled with rich bourbon, vanilla, maple syrup, lemon juice and a splash of club soda, makes the ultimate Cherry Bourbon Smash!

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Whisky recipes

Mrs Claus Cranberry Whisky

This easy Christmas cocktail is a blend of cranberry juice, whiskey, cinnamon sticks and more! It’s the perfect holiday cocktail for those cosy nights spent watching Christmas movies.

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Orange whisky

Orange Infused Ginger Whisky

This 6-ingredient cocktail is my new favorite thing. It combines all of my favorite flavors: citrus, ginger, orange, and bourbon. It’s like they belong together. Who are we to keep them apart?

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Christmas whisky recipes

Blueberry Ginger Hot Toddy

This cozy Blueberry Ginger Hot Toddy is perfect for sipping on a cool winter’s eve. It’s spicy and tangy and will warm you from the inside out.

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Christmas whisky drinks

Apple and Cinnamon Whisky

Crisp apple and fresh mint laced with warm, spicy cinnamon and beautiful tones of rich rye whiskey. What does beautiful tones of rich rye whiskey taste like? Well, besides warm hugs and chilly fall day snuggles, you’re sure to find out in this Apple Cinnamon Whiskey Smash.

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Christmas recipe ideas

Bourbon Smash

The Winter Smash cocktail is a spin on the classic whiskey smash recipe you make in the summertime. Using bourbon and a bit of club soda, this bourbon smash libation is full of fresh fruit and the zing of cinnamon we enjoy when it’s cold outside.

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Christmas cocktail ideas – Gin:

Christmas cocktail recipes

Gin Appletiser

This gin and sparkling apple juice makes an easy seasonal twist on a gin and tonic which is ideal to serve at a Christmas party. Cranberry ice cubes are easy to make, and really make it look so much more special.

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Gin cocktail

The Aviation

Fruity liquors, citrus and gin are shaken together to make the perfect party cocktail recipe.

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Christmas cocktail recipes

Peppermint Infusion

A festive peppermint infused gin cocktail recipe that is easy to make and ready to serve immediately. No need to wait days for the gin to infuse!

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Christmas cocktails

Grapefruit and Cardamom Fizz

The warm flavors of cardamom infused gin, the tartness of freshly squeezed grapefruit, the subtle earthiness of rosemary syrup and the sweet bubbles of prosecco join forces to create magic in a glass.

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Christmas cocktail recipes

Damson Gin Royal

Here, we’re taking one of our favourite gin infusions – damson gin – and giving it a royal makeover.

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Christmas cocktail recipes

Blueberry Thyme Gin

Tasty and refreshing and very simple to make! This is a perfect drink to any party started!

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Christmas cocktail ideas – Rum

Christmas recipes

Marmalade Mojito

Add a sweet, festive twist to a classic mojito recipe with a surprising secret ingredient – marmalade! Add ice, mint and extra lime and serve. Trust us, this will be your new favourite Christmas cocktail.

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Sangria prosecco

Prosecco Sangria

Sangria with extra sparkle – adding Prosecco to this fruity Christmas cocktail makes it all the more special. Prepare a batch of this pear, grape and pomegranate fizz to impress everyone.

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Christmas cocktail ideas

Rum Rum Rudolph Cocktail

This Rum rum Rudolph cocktail features rum, ruby port, cranberry & a foamy egg white & nutmeg for a cheery Christmas cocktail.

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Christams coctails

Hot Buttered Rum Cider

Hot buttered rum cider, it’s warm, bright and creamy and it goes down far too easy!

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Christmas cocktail recipes

Sparkling Pomegranate Rum

Sparkling pomegranate rum cocktails are perfect for ringing in the most wonderful time of the year! From Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Years eve, these delicious rum drinks will carry you through the holiday season in style. 

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Rum Christmas coctails

White Christmas Mojito

Whip up the perfect winter cocktail with a White Christmas Mojito. This seasonal take on the classic tropical cocktail will lift your spirits even on the grayest, coldest winter day.

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Christmas cocktail ideas – Fizzy:

Fizzy cocktails

The Botanist Fizz

An easy-to-make cocktail recipe using lavender-infused gin, fresh lemon juice and topped up with prosecco. It’s a perfect drink for a hot summer’s day.

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Christmas cocktail ideas

Limoncello Fizz

Limoncello prosecco cocktail is perfect for any celebration. It’s just the right amount of sparkling lemony goodness, plus blueberries and thyme.

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Christmas cocktails

Raspberry Sorbet

Sparkling champagne poured over some raspberry sorbet and then topped off with fresh raspberries.

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Christmas cocktail ideas

Kirsch Royal

Your soon-to-be-favourite festive tipple made with champagne, Kirsch and cherry syrup.

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Fizzy Christmas coctails

Citrus, Lillet & Prosecco Punch

Fresh citrus juice, Lillet Rosé and prosecco make a pretty punch for winter months with notes of floral, sweet, and bitter to please all palates. 

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Christmas cocktails

Blackberry, Ginger & Prosecco

Easy, homemade blackberry ginger simple syrup pairs with lime, vodka and Prosecco creating a tasty and refreshing cocktail that’s perfect for brunch, parties or just any day that requires a drink a two.

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Christmas cocktail ideas – Everything else:

Christmas cocktail recipe ideas

Caramel Sninckernoodle

Simple cocktails are the best cocktails. This martini has all the flavour of a snickerdoodle without any of the work of baking cookies. It’s the perfect substitute, really. 

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Christmas cocktail recipe ideas

Clementine Pisco Sour

A festive twist on a classic pisco sour cocktail, this refreshing drink makes a change from champagne at Christmas or New Year’s Eve parties. If you can’t find pisco, you could use a white rum instead.

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Christmas punch

Grinch Punch

If the holidays stress you out a little too much then Grinch Punch was made for you. As simple as mixing everything in a punch bowl and ladling into glasses. It’s an easy, no-fuss Christmas punch perfect for your next party!

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White Christmas cocktails

White Christmas Margarita

Spike up your traditional holiday drinks from the traditional eggnog with a winterized margarita. It’s the best way to guarantee yourself a white Christmas.  

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Pecan pie martini

Pecan Pie Martini

The only thing better than pecan pie is a pecan pie-flavored martini that’ll get you drunk.

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Christmas coctails

The Campfire

A totally tasty, beyond indulgent, ridiculously easy, campfire cocktail. It’s Christmas in a glass! 

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So there you have it, 36 of the best Christmas cocktail ideas. I hope some of these ideas have inspired you for your next Christmas party or get together. If so, let me know in the comments below.

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Louise XX

36 fabulous Christmas cocktails to make your next party go with a bang!

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