12 Christmas Cocktails To Get You Through The Festive Season

12 Christmas Cocktails To Get You Through The Festive Season

There is no doubt that COVID has put a damper on 2021 but we are here to make your spirits bright again with 12 delicious Christmas-inspired cocktail recipes that will suit all taste buds!

White Christmas Martini

On the first day of Christmas my true love made me one White Christmas Martini... and now you can make your very own for your friends and family this Christmas by following the fast and easy receipt below!

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer

Ingredients:
  • 4 white marshmallows
  • 4 pink marshmallows
  • 4 maraschino cherries
  • 1 lime wedge
  • White sugar
  • 1/4 cup glazed cherries
  • 3/4 cup Malibu
  • 1/4 cup coconut syrup
  • Chilled soda water
Recipe Serves 4*

Directions:
  1. Thread 1 white marshmallow, 1 maraschino cherry and 1 pink marshmallow onto a short skewer. Repeat 4 times.
  2. Rim the glass with a lime wedge and white sugar
  3. Place your cherries in the base of your prepared glasses.
  4. Combine Malibu rum and coconut syrup in a jug. Divide evenly among glasses. Top up with soda water and garnish with your skewers.


Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 270ml Noble Martini Glass

Dirty Snowman

This list of Christmas cocktails would not be complete without a Boozy Hot Chocolate recipe. Perfect for the chocolate lovers of the group, you will love this dessert cocktail right until the last spoonful!

Tools Needed:
  • Jigger
  • Glass

Ingredients:
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Chocolate shavings
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 2 cups of hot chocolate
  • 1/2 cup Baileys
  • Whipped cream (for serving)
Recipe Serves 4*

Directions:
  1. Rim your glass with chocolate syrup then grate your chocolate shavings onto your chocolate rim
  2. Add 1 scoop of ice cream into each cup and pour your hot chocolate and Baileys on top
  3. Top with whipped cream and extra chocolate shavings.


Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 405ml Beer Mug.

Santa Clausmopolitans

Need a refreshing drink after working up a sweat unwrapping presents? Cool down with this deliciously tarty Cosmopolitan with a festive twist!

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer


Ingredients:
  • Lime wedge (for rim)
  • White sugar
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberry juice
  • 1/4 cup triple sec
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • Fresh raspberries
Recipe Serves 4*

Directions:
  1. Rim the glass with the lime juice and twirl in white sugar
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, and lime juice.
  3. Shake well
  4. Thread your raspberries onto your cocktail pick and garnish



Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 260ml Cosmopolitan Glass


The Grinch Cocktail

Not all of us are a fan of the festive season. Organising food, buying presents and entertaining large groups of people can be exhausting. The Grinch Cocktail is bound to take the stress away!

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer
  • Muddler


Ingredients:
  • 15mls Vodka
  • 45mls Midori
  • 3 Lime Wedges
  • Ginger Ale
  • White Sugar
  • Lime Peel
Recipe Serves 1*

Directions:
  1. Rim your glass with lime juice and finely grate your lime peel. Rim you glass with white sugar and your lime peel
  2. Muddle 3 lime wedges inside your shaker and add your ice, Vodka and Midori
  3. Shake well
  4. Pour your mixture into your rimmed glass and top with ginger ale
  5. Garnish with a lime wheel and a maraschino cherry



Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 295ml Diamond Cut Rocks Glass

The Elf-ing Good Eggnog

As an Australian I remember watching American Christmas movies as a kid and always wanting to try the famous eggnog featured. We have found an ELF-ING good recipe and thought it would be naughty not to share!

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer


Ingredients:
  • 30mls heavy cream
  • 15mls maple syrup
  • 5mls St Elizabeth Allspice Dram
  • 45mls Paul Beau VS Cognac
  • Freshly grated nutmeg to garnish
Recipe Serves 1*

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients into a shaker and shake without ice first
  2. Then add ice and shake again
  3. Strain into your desired glass
  4. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg

 


Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 210ml Coupe


Christmas Wonderland

Instead of “walking in a Christmas Wonderland”, drink a Christmas Wonderland! With its peppermint taste and chocolate hints this amazing creation embodies the taste of Christmas.

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer


Ingredients:
  • 45mls vodka
  • 20mls peppermint schnapps
  • 20mls white chocolate liqueur
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberry Syrup
Recipe Serves 1*
Directions:

  1. Mix ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
  2. Strain into your desired glass
  3. Garnish with 3 Raspberries threaded onto a pick



Glass Pictured: 210ml Broadway Martini Glass

Geese Al Laying

We don’t want real geese on day 6 of Christmas but we will happily have a glass or six of the refreshing “Geese Al Laying” cocktail!

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer

Ingredients:
  • 15mls Grey Goose Vodka
  • 15mls Plum Jam
  • 10mls Cointreau
  • 1/4 Lime Juice
  • Prosecco (used to top up)

Recipe Serves 1*

Directions:

  1. Shake all ingredients (except the Prosecco) with ice in your cocktail shaker
  2. Strain into your desired glass
  3. Top it up with Prosecco

 



Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 200ml Prosecco Glass


Mistletoe Martini

How many Mistletoe Martini will you need to have a Holiday romance this festive season? While this cocktail is very simple to make it really is the little touches of rosemary and Raspberries that scream Christmas inspired.

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer


Ingredients:
  • 45mls vodka
  • 20mls Cherry Brandy
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • Raspberries
  • Rosemary
  • White Sugar

Recipe Serves 1*


Directions:

  1. Rim your martini glass with lime juice and white sugar
  2. Combine your vodka, cherry brandy and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice
  3. Shake well
  4. Strain into your desired glass
  5. Thread 3 raspberries onto your rosemary sprig


Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 270ml Noble Martini Glass

Home For The Holidays

If you are lucky enough to be able to travel home for the holidays this Christmas then “Home for the Holidays” is the perfect creation to make your loved ones.

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer

Ingredients:
  • 60mls gin
  • 20mls lemon juice
  • 20mls cranberry juice
  • 4 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 15mls Aquafaba
  • Cloves
Recipe Serves 1*

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake
  2. Strain into your desired glass
  3. Garnish with two clove



Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 210ml Coupe

Pavlova Cocktail

It would not be an Australian Christmas without mention of a Pavlova. With hints of apricot, strawberry and mint, you will not want to share this fruity, refreshing drink.

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer


Ingredients:
  • 30mls Vodka
  • 20mls Apricot Brandy
  • 10mls Yello Chartreuse
  • 15mls Lemon Juice
  • Strawberries
  • Mint
Recipe Serves 1*

Directions:
  1. Add all ingredients (except mint and strawberries) into cocktail shaker
  2. Shake well without ice then shake well again with ice
  3. Pour into your desired glass
  4. Garnish with a mint sprig and strawberries



Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 255ml Cut Crystal Rocks Glass


Christmas Punch

The Christmas Punch is the perfect all-round cocktail that can enjoyed at Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner! Served in a carafe there is some for everyone. You can even ditch the booze for a non-alcoholic version for the kids!

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer

Ingredients:
  • 200mls Vantage Pioneers
  • 200mls Lemonade
  • 200mls Cranberry Juice
  • 2 Sprigs of Rosemary
  • Fresh Raspberries
  • Ice
Recipe Suitable for 750ml Carafe*

Directions:
  1. Add all ingredients (except for mint and strawberries)
  2. Shake well without ice then shake well again with ice
  3. Pour into your desired glass
  4. Garnish with a mint sprig and strawberries


(Cocktail Inspiration from Hunter and Bligh).


Glass Pictured: Unbreakable 370ml Rocks Glass

A Very Merry Sherry

Last but not least we would like to wish you all a VERY MERRY SHERRY...and Christmas!

Tools Needed:
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Glass
  • Hawthorne Strainer


Ingredients:
  • 45mls Rye Whiskey
  • 30mls Amontillado Sherry
  • 15mls Orange Liqueur
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Dried Orange Slice
Recipe Serves 1*

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients (except for the orange peel) into a mixing glass with ice
  2. Mix well
  3. Strain into your desired glass
  4. Garnish with a dried orange slice

(Cocktail Inspiration from Wine Enthusiast).


Glass Pictured: 140ml Nick and Nora Glass


We hope you enjoy making some of these delicious cocktails and please have a very merry and safe Christmas Holiday.

Love from,
The D-STILL Drinkware Team