Holiday Spirits: 6 Fun & Festive Drinks Worth Making

Dec 11, 2015
It’s mid-December and we all know what that means: holiday party season is in full swing. As you don your ugly sweaters and prepare for Santa swaps and other merriment, consider skipping the traditional egg nog for some more fresh and festive cocktails. We’ve found some delicious holiday spirits that will have everyone full of Christmas cheers!

Holly Jolly Jell-O Shots – These red and green creations are the perfect mix between cocktails and finger food. Guests can enjoy a playful bite, and there are no cups for you to tidy later!

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Sensational Blackberry Sparkler – With its mix of red, gold, and green, this ombre sparkler is a beautiful cocktail to serve at your holiday party. Whether you’re drinking to good health or the New Year, it’s the perfect beverage to sip.

Champagne Sparkler
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Peppermint White Hot Chocolate – This decadent and sweet concoction is perfect for cold days and serving to party guests who don’t want to imbibe. White chocolate and peppermint complement each other nicely, and when topped with crushed peppermint candies, this drink looks like Christmas in a cup.

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
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Cranberry Ginger Moscow Mule – We love this festive twist on the Moscow mule. The cranberries pair well with the vodka and ginger beer creating a fabulous seasonal drink. Definitely a must-make!

Cranberry Moscow Mule
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Apple Cider Mimosa – Hosting a holiday brunch? These apple cider mimosas should absolutely be on your menu! Not only are they extremely easy to make (we’re talking two ingredients here, people!) they look great.

Apple Cider Mimosa
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Hot Cinnamon Cranberry Punch – Cranberry, orange, lemon, cloves, and cinnamon combine to create this warm, festive beverage. Perfect for sipping by a hot fire, we’re sure your guests will love this sweet drink.

Cinnamon Apple Punch
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We hope these fun cocktails help to add some festive cheer to your holiday parties. Whether you’re gathering with friends, coworkers, or family, we wish you and your guests a wonderful holiday season. And remember, if you create any of these cocktails, make sure to share some snaps with us on Instagram or Twitter!