If you are looking for some festive cocktail recipes then look no further as we have six for you to make at home.

As we near the close of the year, it is finally time to put on our party hats and dance shoes in time for all the Christmas parties.

The festive season is traditionally a time when people get loose and have a merry time, it can also get a bit stressful.

Cocktails are usually the go-to drink, so it is a good time to get creative and try new recipes.

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For your next Christmas and New Year’s party, Jimmy’s Cocktails and Pernod Ricard India have handpicked some festive cocktail recipes that you can make at home.

Christmas Stolen


45ml cinnamon infused bourbon whiskey

90ml Jimmy’s Whisky sour mix

How to mix it:

Shaken with lots of ice and served over ice

Garnish with an orange peel and a cinnamon stick

Bubbly Bees Knees


50 ml Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin

25 ml Lemon Juice

20 ml Runny Honey

40 ml G. H. Mumm Champagne

How to mix it:

Shake the Monkey 47 gin, lemon juice and runny honey with ice

Strain into a coupe or champagne saucer/ flute

Top with champagne and garnish with lemon zest or a wheel.

Photo by Kobby Mendez on Unsplash

Espresso Oak


30ml Oaken Glow

30ml Espresso

A spoonful (120-150ml) of vanilla ice cream

How to mix:

This cocktail is curated by mixing all ingredients well with some ice cubes (in a cocktail shaker)

Pour out into a whiskey glass and serve with a chocolate stick/roll.

Irish Coffee


35ml Jameson

10ml Demerara and Muscovado sugar syrup

30ml lightly whipped double cream

90ml medium roasted espresso coffee

30ml lightly whipped double cream

1 vanilla pod or cinnamon for garnish

Fresh grated nutmeg

How to mix:

Dissolve 2 parts Demerara sugar and 1-part Muscovado sugar in 3 parts of boiling water for the syrup

Stir sugar syrup into 35ml Jameson in a warmed glass

Whip 30ml chilled double cream lightly until it starts to stiffen

Brew a 45ml shot of coffee into the glass from your espresso machine

Reload and brew in a second 45ml shot

Pour the whipped cream into the coffee over the back of a spoon so it floats on top.

Garnish with a trimmed vanilla pod or a stick of cinnamon and dust with a grating of fresh nutmeg

Irish Coffee. Picture: Instagram @shake_and_stehr

Absolut Mistletoe


45ml Absolut vodka

90 Cranberry Juice

10ml Lime Juice

Lemon-Lime soda for top up

1 sprig mint Leaf

1 sprig Red Currant

How to mix:

Fill a rocks glass with ice cubes

Add Absolut Vodka, cranberry juice and lime juice

Top up with lemon-lime soda

Garnish with mint leaf and red currant

Pomegranate Negroni


40ml Beefeater Dry 30ml Campari

25ml Lillet Blanc

10ml pomegranate juice

2 dashes orange bitters

Garnish: Orange twist

How to mix it:

This cocktail is curated by mixing all ingredients well with some ice (in a cocktail shaker)

Stir until its chilled, strain into class and add ice, and garnish!

Top with soda for a twist on an Americano.

Pomegranate Negroni. Picture: Instagram @gatherandfeastevents


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