Until the clock strikes midnight on December 31, there's always more fun to be had. And the right kind of New Year's Eve cocktail can do the trick, whether via a shake or a stir (well, you get the gist). Whether you're living it up at a party with friends or taking it easy on the couch at home, these 15 tasty cocktail recipes will help you enter 2020 in style. Whether you're looking for a gin cocktail, a champagne spritz, or an edible glitter cocktail (yes, really)—we've done the hard work for you.
1 oz. Svedka Vodka
3 oz. Passionfruit Juice
Prosecco to fill
Add all ingredients into a champagne coupe. Garnish with gold edible glitter.
Courtesy of mixologist Cody Goldstein
2 Chivas 13 year
.75 oz. Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
.50 Blood Orange juice
2 Dashes Fee Brothers Aztec Chocolate Bitters
Build in glass over large rock. Ice. Stir. Garnish with large orange peel, studded with 6 to 8 cloves.
Courtesy of Chivas
8 oz. Virtue Cider
4 oz. Rye Whiskey
2 oz. Campari
2 oz. Sweet vermouth
Add ice to mixing glass. Add Virtue Cider, rye, Campari, and vermouth. Stir. Strain into a coupe. Garnish with an orange twist and serve immediately.
Courtesy of Virtue Cider
1 ¼ Cups chilled pomegranate juice
1 ½ oz. Cointreau Liqueur
1 Bottle Mezza di Mezzacorona
1 Fresh pomegranate, seeded
1 Bag cranberries
Combine 1 ¼ cups of chilled pomegranate juice, 1 ½ oz of Cointreau Liqueur, 1 bottle of Mezza di Mezzacorona, ice, fresh pomegranate seeds and cranberries in a punch bowl. Serve in wine glasses.
Courtesy of Mezzacorona
3 oz. GT's Kombucha Guava Goddess
3 oz. Champagne or Prosecco
Pour champagne or prosecco into a champagne flute. Top with Guava Goddess Kombucha. Garnish with either thyme, ginger, or an edible flower.
Courtesy of GT'S Kombucha
1 1/2 Beefeater Gin
1 Dropper Butterfly Pea Tincture
3/4 Lemon juice
3/4 Jasmine syrup
2 oz Sparkling wine
Build in shaking tin. Strain. Top with sparkling wine.
Courtesy of Pernod Ricard mixologist Jane Danger
2 oz. Bourbon
1 oz. Apple Cider
1/2 oz. Cinnamon Syrup
1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
1/2 oz. Egg Whites
Shake vigorously with ice, garnish with Orange Peel and a Maraschino Cherry
Courtesy of Savida in New York City
1 1/2 oz. Tito's Handmade Vodka
1 1/2 oz. Cranberry juice
2 tsp Lime juice
2 Thyme sprigs
3 oz. Sparkling Mineral Water
Shake Tito’s, juices and thyme in shaker with ice. Pour into a rocks glass. Top with soda water and garnish with a thyme sprig.
Courtesy of Tito's
1/2 Part orange juice
1/2 Part pink grapefruit juice
1/4 Part pomegranate juice
1 Part Ruffino Prosecco, well chilled
Slices of assorted citrus and pomegranate seeds, to garnish
In a large pitcher or punch bowl with plenty of ice combine the fruit juices. Pour the Ruffino Prosecco over top. Garnish generously with sliced citrus and pomegranate seeds.
Courtesy of Ruffino
Stella Rosa Imperiale Black Lux
Mint for garnish
Fill glass with strawberries and blueberries. Pour in Stella Rosa Imperiale Black Lux. Add a squeeze of lime juice and a drizzle of honey. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
Courtesy of Stella Rosa
1 oz. Gin
3/4 oz. Lemon
1 oz. Pink peppercorn-pear syrup*
Champagne or sparkling wine
*Pink Peppercorn Pear Syrup Directions:Combine 1 cup of syrup, 1 1/2 c. of water, 1 c. of diced pears and 3 T. of pink peppercorns and heat. When pears soften, mash some into syrup and continue to heat. When desired flavor is achieved, turn heat off and cool.
Place all ingredients in a shaker, shake and strain into a Champagne flute. Top with Champagne or sparkling wine and add a lemon twist garnish.
Courtesy of Wolfgang Puck Catering
¼ oz. Lemon juice
¼ oz. Simple syrup
¼ oz. Byrrh Quiquina
2 oz. Cocchi Rosa
2 oz. Giuliana Prosecco
Combine all the ingredients in a burgundy wine glass with ice and garnish with fresh berries.
Courtesy of RPM Italian in Chicago
1 oz. Calvados
¾ oz. Garam syrup
½ oz. Hibiscus/rhubarb syrup
¾ oz. Lemon
¼ oz. Orange juice
1 oz. Prosecco
2 Dashes Chaomile Tincture
Combine all ingredients in rocks glass with ice cube. Garnish with dried flowers.
Courtesy of Punjab Grill, Washington D.C.
1/2 oz. Raspberry gum syrup
1/2 oz. Lemon juice
6 oz. Fuji Apple Dry Sparkling
Fuji Apple Slices
Combine ingredients with ice in a glass. Garnish with fuji apple slices and a raspberry.
Courtesy of Erik Hakkinen of Roquette in Seattle
2 Fresh limes
Pour a double shot of vodka over ice. Squeeze in two wedges of fresh limes. Crush in some fresh red betties. Toss in some fresh basil leaves. Serve up with BOS Berry.
Courtesy of BOS
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