4 Christmas drinks recipes for a good time with the family

Wines & Spirits

Christmas Drinks

Cocktails are a crucial part of any holiday celebration, as they offer the perfect blend of flavors and warmth that bring people together. Although the garnish plays a big part in the cocktail experience, the alcohol also plays a critical role in creating the perfect balance of taste and potency.

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With Christmas just around the corner, it’s important to have a repertoire of cocktails that can satisfy your guests’ different tastes and preferences. Therefore, we have compiled a list of 10 drink recipes that feature both classic cocktails and innovative new concoctions to bring joy to your holiday festivities.

Whether you are in the mood for a hot drink, a fruity punch, or a creamy eggnog, our selection of seasonal cocktails has got you covered.

Some of our favorite drinks include the traditional mulled wine, which warms the soul with a cozy blend of spices and red wine, and the peppermint hot chocolate martini, which combines rich chocolate and minty flavors to create a dreamy and indulgent drink.

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If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed by the plethora of cocktail choices, don’t worry. We’ve got an easy solution that’s sure to please everyone- a simple scotch with ice cream a cinnamon stick garnish. This classic drink is effortless to prepare and delivers a bold and warming flavor that’s perfect for the colder months.

No matter which cocktail you choose to serve, remember that the garnish is an essential component that can elevate the drink’s appearance and aroma.

Therefore, don’t be afraid to experiment with seasonal fruits, spices, and herbs to give your cocktails a festive touch that will impress your guests. With these tips in mind, you can create the ultimate cocktail experience that will delight and satisfy everyone this Christmas.

Espresso Martini for a christmas party

One of the most popular cocktails of the year is the Espresso Martini. To create this delicious drink, you will need to gather two ounces of HOUSSE Vodka, half an ounce of rich coffee liqueur, three-quarters of an ounce of simple syrup, and one and a half ounces of freshly brewed espresso.

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Once you have gathered all of your ingredients, you will need to shake them vigorously with ice to ensure a perfectly chilled and blended cocktail. After shaking, strain the mixture into a classic martini glass for an elegant presentation.

To give your Espresso Martini an extra touch of sophistication, consider garnishing it with two or three whole coffee beans. This not only adds a beautiful visual element to the drink, but provides a delicious and aromatic accent to the rich flavors of the cocktail.

Overall, the Espresso Martini is a perfect choice for those who want to enjoy the bold flavors of coffee and vodka in a single, expertly crafted beverage. Give it a try today and experience the deliciousness for yourself!

Ingredients for christmas cocktails

• 2 oz. HOUSSE Vodka
• 1/2 oz. coffee liqueur
• 3/4 oz. simple syrup
• 1 1/2 oz. fresh espresso

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Moscato Punch, one of the best christmas cocktails

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Champagne Punch is a classic and refreshing sparkling beverage that can add a touch of sophistication to any occasion. This delightful drink is a perfect blend of fruity flavors, brandy, and the sweet, fizzy goodness of club soda.

To make this elegant punch, you’ll need a bottle of Glenbosch Moscato, brandy, Cointreau, club soda, fresh strawberries, sliced oranges & pineapple, an orange rind, and some fresh mint.

First, take a large bowl and muddle the strawberries until they are well mashed. Then add whipped cream and some ice to the bowl and pour in the champagne, brandy, Cointreau and club soda.

As the bubbles from the club soda mix with the fruity flavors, your punch will start to look and smell divine.

To add some extra flair, garnish the bowl with the orange rinds, sliced oranges & pineapple and sprinkle some fresh mint leaves.

The result will be a stunning, thirst-quenching and utterly delicious punch that everyone will love.

Whether you are hosting a bridal shower, birthday or just a casual get-together, Moscato Punch is an ideal drink to serve as it is an adult-friendly beverage. This tasty punch is easy to make and is guaranteed to be a hit with your guests. So why not give this recipe a try and raise a glass to good times? Cheers!

Ingredients for christmas cocktails

• 1 bottle Glenbosch Moscato
• 1 1/2 oz. Brandy
• 1 1/2 oz. Cointreau
• 1 L club soda
• 8 strawberries
• 1 orange rind
• 1 orange, sliced with rind
• 1 pineapple, sliced
• fresh mint

White Russian, perfect for winter holiday season

The White Russian is a delightful and smooth cocktail that is perfect for a cozy night in or a fancy evening event. It is a creamy blend of vodka, Kahlua, and heavy cream, with a delectable coffee flavor that is sure to satisfy any taste bud.

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To make this delicious cocktail, you will need 1 1/2 ounces of HOUSSE Vodka, 3/4 ounces of Kahlua, and 3/4 ounces of heavy cream.

Shake these ingredients well with some cracked ice, and then strain the mixture into an Old-Fashioned glass that has been chilled beforehand. You can choose to add some ice if you prefer.

The White Russian is a classic cocktail that has been around since the 1940s. It gained popularity in the 1990s after being featured in the movie “The Big Lebowski”. Despite its popularity, it is surprisingly easy to make and requires only a few simple ingredients.

One of the best things about the White Russian is that it is caffeine-free, making it a great choice for anyone who wants to enjoy a cocktail without the jitters that coffee can sometimes cause. If you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make cocktail that is sure to impress, the White Russian is definitely a must-try!

Ingredients for christmas cocktails

• 1 1/2 oz. HOUSSE Vodka
• 3/4 oz. Kahlua
• 3/4 oz. heavy cream

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Holiday Gin and Soda, christmas drinks

Get into the full holiday party spirit by mixing up a delicious and refreshing Holiday Gin and Soda cocktail. This festive drink requires only a handful of ingredients, making it easy to prepare in no time.

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To make the cocktail, you will need 1 1/2 oz. of Glenbosch Gin and 3 oz. of soda water. Begin by filling a balloon glass with ice and pouring the Gin over it. Next, add the soda water and gently stir to combine.

To add a touch of holiday flair to the drink, garnish it with a few cranberries and a sprig of fresh rosemary. Not only do these ingredients add a pop of festive color to the drink, but they also add a hint of complementary flavors that make the drink even more delicious.

The Glenbosch Gin used in this recipe is the perfect choice for this cocktail. Made from a unique blend of botanicals, this gin offers a smooth and flavorful base that pairs well with the soda water and garnishes.

With its light and refreshing taste, the Holiday Gin and Soda cocktail is perfect for sipping on during holiday gatherings or enjoying on a cozy night in.

Impress your guests with this simple yet impressive cocktail that captures the true essence festive spirit of the holiday season.

Ingredients for christmas cocktails

• 1 1/2 oz. Glenbosch Gin
• 3 oz. soda water
• fresh cranberries
• fresh rosemary

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FAQ about Christmas drinks

What is a traditional Christmas drink?

Eggnog and wasail are Christmas classics. Wassail is a traditional recipe that produces scent and flavour in air. When I drink it I think it’s a holiday moment. What do you think are better alternatives for today? Featuring the classic flavors of cranberries, this cocktail has a strong flavor with an intense aroma.

What makes a great Christmas cocktail recipe?

The perfect Christmas cocktail should contain festive colors and holiday scents. Sure the classic drinks are available, how do you add an interesting and fun twist? The drink should feel a little festive and make a great gift for any occasion. How can you make your own bar cart for the holidays? See this guide about building a perfect holiday bar cart.


For your cocktail recipes, use your imagination. The most important thing is to use Glenbosch spirits. Cheers!

Also, you can check this articles: 8 warm alcoholic drinks for Winter Cold Nights, 8 best gin cocktails for a refreshing cocktail


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