Wintery Sipping Delights

Say cheers to the holiday season with a variety of classic yet creative Christmas cocktails! Among the many Christmas traditional beverages, society has recently been getting more creative with their celebratory concoctions. During this jolly season, Christmas-themed drinks will certainly entertain any party or event you wish to host. Aside from the classics, we have provided some memorable cocktails sure to spice up the holiday spirit!



This minty cocktail is prime for your celebration and sure to add some zing to your holiday parties.

Yield: Makes 1cocktail

What you’ll need:

  • One candy cane, crushed for garnish
  • 2 ounces of strawberry vodka
  • 4 dashes of white cream de menthe
  • 2 ½ ounces of cranberry juice
  • Ice cubes

How to make:

  1. Crush candy canes and place on a small plate
  2. Wet the outside rim of the chilled martini glass with water.
  3. Rotate the rim of the glass to coat with candy canes
  4. In a cocktail shaker, combine vodka, crème de menthe, cranberry juice, and ice
  5. Shake until well combined
  6. Strain into the candy cane prepared glass
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!


Image courtesy of New Insider
Recipe courtesy of Punchbowl


If you’re unsure about serving an Eggnog beverage at your party, a splendid alternative is the White Christmas. It introduces flavors of Eggnog, but has added characteristics to help disguise the distinct taste.


Image courtesy of Browns Culinary Palette
Recipe courtesy of Krisco Liquor

Yield: 1 cocktail, 3 minutes

What you’ll need:

  • 4 ounces of Eggnog
  • ½ ounce of White Chocolate liquor
  • 1 ounce of Southern Comfort
  • chocolate flakes for garnish

How to make:

  1. Combine ingredients into cocktail glass
  2. Stir subtly
  3. Sprinkle chocolate flakes for garnish on top
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Starting your holiday party with at least one of these festive cocktails, your guests will be dazzled from the very first sip! They will be savoring these unforgettable flavors as the traditional holiday celebrations prolong. Stay tuned for more holiday tips to come!