The holiday season is upon us and in every bar, parties and gatherings cocktail drinks are called for. From fruity twists to milky punches, cocktails have been the life of parties. Here are the top 5 and most popular cocktail drink mix for the holidays.
Different Mixed Cocktail Drinks
For those looking for a fruity twist in their cocktails, the Holiday Cosmopolitan is the one to titillate your taste buds. Specially prepared for vodka lovers the Holiday Cosmopolitan contains three tablespoons of vodka, one tablespoon of orange liqueur, one tablespoon of Cranberry reduction and two tablespoons of fresh lime juice. It is served chilled with plenty of ice cubes and garnished with a lemon rind. Just like all cocktail preparation the mix has to be briskly shaken and served in a long cocktail glass.
Mojitos have always been a perfect choice for the holidays and adding a Cranberry zest to the mix is sure to entice your parties. It is prepared with 1 tablespoon of cranberry reduction, two tablespoons of fresh lime juice, 3 tablespoons of white rum, and any lime drink. The Cranberry Mojito has to be thoroughly shaken with ice cubes and poured into a long glass with a straw. For garnishing mint leaves or lime slices can be used.
Merry Berry Christmas Sugar
What better than a berry cocktail to enhance the Christmas spirit? The Merry Berry Christmas Sugar cocktail contains all the fun of fruits with a vodka twist. The vodka can also be substituted with white rum and triple sec. Picking the right berries could be a daunting task, however the end result is fruitful! 5 fresh raspberries, 4 blueberries, 2 black berries, 2 tablespoons of agave nectar, 5 fresh mint leaves, and 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice will do the trick. Mush the berries to make a paste and pour into a cocktail mixer along with ginger ale and ice cubes and serve cold.
Pecan Milk Punch
For those who have a craving for milky punches the Pecan Milk punch is up your alley. One cup of chopped pecans with half a cup of cane syrup, mixed with ground cinnamon and vanilla extract will guarantee an appetizing holiday. A quarter cup of bourbon is to be added to spice up the virgin mock tail making it a fan favorite during the holidays. Topped off with whipped cream, kosher salt and mint leaves the Pecan Milk Punch becomes a woman’s best friend during parties.
Cocktails served in a suave martini glass bring out a spark during holiday gatherings. This is where the Gingerbread Martini mix takes the upper hand. It is prepared with a mix of crushed gingersnaps, 2 tablespoons of ginger liqueur, 2 tablespoons of vanilla citrus liqueur, 1 tablespoon of coffee flavored rum, and 1 tablespoon of honey. The mix has to be shaken with ice cubes in a cocktail mixer and served chilled in a martini glass. The rim of the glass should be glazed with coffee liqueur and brushed with brown sugar. A split vanilla bean can also be added, yet optional, to the top of the glass to give it a urbane look and feel.