As we bid farewell to the old and welcome the new, what better way to ring in the New Year than with a glass of something special? Elevate your celebration with a selection of crowd-pleasing and delicious drinks that are sure to add sparkle to your New Year’s Eve gathering.
1. Champagne or Sparkling Wine Cocktails:
Classic Champagne Cocktail: Begin the evening with a timeless classic. A sugar cube soaked in bitters at the bottom of the glass, topped with Champagne, sets the tone for a night of elegance.
Mimosa Bar: Create a vibrant and interactive Mimosa Bar by offering Champagne mixed with various fruit juices like orange, peach, or pineapple. Let your guests customize their own refreshing concoctions.
2. Cranberry Orange Prosecco Punch:
Give your celebration a zesty kick with Cranberry Orange Prosecco Punch. A mix of Prosecco, cranberry juice, orange liqueur, and a splash of club soda creates a delightful drink. Garnish with cranberries and orange slices for a visually stunning presentation.
3. Pomegranate Moscow Mule:
Shake things up with a Pomegranate Moscow Mule. Vodka, ginger beer, and pomegranate juice over ice create a refreshing and visually appealing drink. Garnish with a lime wedge and pomegranate seeds for that extra burst of flavour.
4. Midnight Kiss Martini:
Start the countdown with a Midnight Kiss Martini. Vodka, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice blend together for a sweet and tangy concoction. Rim the glass with sugar for a touch of sweetness that adds a glamorous flair.
5. Elderflower Gin Fizz:
Embrace the floral notes with an Elderflower Gin Fizz. Gin, elderflower liqueur, club soda, and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice create a light and effervescent drink. Garnish with a sprig of mint for a touch of freshness.
6. Berry Bliss Mocktail:
For the non-alcoholic option, offer a Berry Bliss Mocktail. Mixed berries muddled with mint, lime juice, and simple syrup, topped with soda water, create a refreshing and visually appealing drink for everyone to enjoy.
7. Coconut Mojito:
Transport your guests to a tropical paradise with a Coconut Mojito. White rum, coconut cream, mint leaves, lime juice, and simple syrup come together for a drink that’s both creamy and refreshing.
8. Winter Spice Sangria:
Cap off the night with a Winter Spice Sangria. Red wine, brandy, orange liqueur, and slices of oranges, apples, and cranberries make for a flavourful concoction. Chill before serving and add a touch of dried spices, such as Belle Donne Spices nutmeg, cloves, or star anise, for that extra layer of warmth.
Remember to cater to all preferences by offering non-alcoholic options for designated drivers and those who prefer not to indulge. No matter your choice, let your drink selection complement the festive spirit of the evening. Here’s to a fabulous New Year’s celebration!