As we head into a new year, it's always fun to try out cocktails we haven’t tasted before. But what are the best recipes for new year drinks? How do you know which cocktail is right for your party guests with so many different alcohol types and mixers?
This blog post will teach you everything you need to know about the best cocktails that will make your new year even better!
1. Champagne Cocktail
If you're looking for a light and refreshing cocktail that everyone will enjoy, then the champagne cocktail is one of your best options. With just a few ingredients and no expensive liquor required, you can make this recipe in minutes!
2. Cranberry Martini
The Cranberry Martini is an exhilarating and puckering drink that's perfect for the new year. It has an aroma similar to red wine, with hints of tart and intense flavors emerging from cranberry juice and vodka.
3. Apple Cider Punch
This new year's cocktail recipe should be prepared early to ensure you don't run out! The rum has been flavored with frozen cranberries, giving off an extra burst of sweetness.
4. Red Snapper
Get your mind ready for a new year by getting the ball rolling with some refreshing Red Snapper! This drink isn't just any Bloody Mary variation; there are secret ingredients mixed into this concoction that'll make it taste as good as it looks.
5. Citrus Berry Spritz
You know that feeling when you're just not into winter? When your favorite drink from last year was enough to keep going, but now it's time for something new and exciting. Well, this citrus berry spritz may be perfect for you! It combines refreshing berries and sparkling water flavors, leaving you wanting more.
6. Hazelnut Coffee Martini
Give your New Year’s Eve celebration an extra boost with this delicious Hazelnut Coffee Martini. This festive cocktail combines the best of both worlds: a rich, bold flavor and texture that will have everyone wishing they were drinking something other than the usual cocktails!
7. Apple Cider Shandy
Add a little fizz to your fall with this tasty drink! Apple Cider Shandy is a simple mix of lager and apple cider. It's an excellent drink for the fall or winter, replacing your typical Octoberfest or pumpkin-flavored beers.
8. Pear Bellini
This is the perfect drink for all aspiring mixologists out there! Not only does this cocktail consists of only two ingredients, but it also takes less than three minutes to make from start to finish.
9. Driven Snow
When you're looking for a drink that's not too flashy but elegant, it doesn't get much better than Driven Snow. This delicious rum-inflected cocktail will be sure to please any guest!
10. Warm Tea And Cider Punch
The perfect drink to start your new year off with, this Tea and Cider Punch is sure to warm you up from the inside out and give you energy. Plus, it tastes so good!
11. Rosemary Mimosa
Be the toast of your next party with this new year cocktail that will leave everyone in awe! The delicate fragrance of wintery rosemary and grapefruit infuses well with a classic champagne drink. You can even add some bitters for an extra zing.
12. French Hot Chocolate
One of the best things about winter is a hot drink fix. But instead of warm milk, why not try this luscious French Hot Chocolate cocktail? It's made with bourbon and chocolate—the perfect amount to satisfy your sweet tooth without breaking any diet rules!
13. Ramos Gin Fizz
Ramos Gin Fizz is one of the most refreshing drinks you can make in winter. It's made with gin and egg white shaken or stirred before strained over ice cubes into a tall glass filled to the top!
14. Raspberry Mimosa
This delectable cocktail is an easy way to celebrate New Year's Eve. You can make it with Champagne or Prosecco, depending on your preference. Raspberry lemonade makes an appearance as well!
15. Blackberry Cardamom Mulled Wine
This mulled wine is perfect for those who love the taste of dark fruit. With blackberry and vanilla bean hints, this drink will have you feeling warm on even the coldest days!