Find The Best Christmas Cocktails for your holiday party! These alcoholic drinks are perfect for the most wonderful time of the year!
The best part of Christmas (for the grown-ups) is the signature holiday cocktails! These festive cocktails will really get you and your loved ones in the holiday spirit! Everything from peppermint-flavored beverages, fruity options, and my personal favorite: creamy-based!
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What Is The Most Popular Drink At Christmas?
The holidays are a time for family, friends, and of course, delicious food and drink. While there are many festive beverages to choose from, one drink that always seems to be a hit at Christmas is eggnog. This rich and creamy drink is made with milk, cream, sugar, eggs, and spices, and can be served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.
In addition to being a delicious treat, eggnog also has a bit of history behind it. Eggnog is believed to have originated in medieval Britain.
Since then, this festive drink has become a holiday staple in many parts of the world. So whether you enjoy it spiked or virgin, there’s no doubt that eggnog will help you get into the Christmas spirit.
That’s why this list has a few options. Additionally, anything festive is always popular during the holidays.
Christmas Fruity Red Cocktail Ideas
There’s nothing like a festive, red fruity cocktail to get you into the Christmas spirit! Here are three of our favorite recipes to try this holiday season.
For a refreshing take on a classic, try our Cranberry Moscow Mule. This twist on the popular Moscow Mule features cranberry juice, ginger beer, and a sprig of rosemary for a garnish. It’s the perfect drink to enjoy by the fireplace!
If you’re looking for something a little sweeter, our Cranberry Martini is sure to hit the spot. This martini is made with cranberry juice, vodka, and triple sec, and is garnished with fresh cranberries. It’s perfect for sipping on while decorating the Christmas tree!
And finally, our White Christmas Mojito Cocktail is a Winter Wonderland in a glass! This festive drink is made with coconut milk, and white rum and topped with pomegranate arils and mint. It’s perfect for enjoying along with friends!
If you’re in the mood for something fruity, a Cranberry Cosmo is the perfect option. Made with cranberry juice, vodka and lime, this refreshing drink is sure to please. Whatever your preference, there’s sure to be a Christmas cocktail that’s perfect for you. Cheers!
Christmas Cocktail Recipes
Looking for some delicious and festive Christmas cocktails? Look no further! We've got you covered with a variety of recipes that will get you in the holiday spirit. Whether you're looking for something classic like Eggnog or something more unique, we've got you covered. So grab your ingredients and get started!
Pink peppermint jello shots are so lovely to sip on during your next holiday get-together with your grown-up friends. Prepared with peppermint schnapps and whipping cream vodka, these creamy candy cane shots are next-level delicious.
This peppermint vodka martini is a fun idea for the holidays. That’s because they are chocolately, minty and strong! If you want to garnish these you’ll also need whipped cream, sprinkles, and/or crushed candy canes.
Cheery Peppermint Mocha Martinis are super rich, and decadent, with the right amount of mint. They are amazing in looks and flavor. The Baileys Irish cream creates a distinct creamy flavor, and is complemented by the chocolate liqueur!
The best way to ring in the Holidays, this delicious boozy hot chocolate with coffee and peppermint will really get you in the Christmas spirit. It has everything you need to make your holiday party a little more interesting.
Looking for that perfect cocktail to amp up the Holidays? Christmas Punch is one of those quick drink recipes that is so easy and inexpensive to make. Plus it’s packed with fruits like cranberries, oranges, and pomegranates. This alcoholic drink is also very pretty!
This Green Grinch Christmas cocktail has Watermelon rum, melon liqueur, and blue Curaçao! This recipe is an absolute must for the holiday season! It is perfect for serving at parties and very easy to make!
This Naughty Elf Cocktail is a delicious blend of fruit juices that can be served with or without alcohol. Garnishes like candy canes and sprinkles really make this drink festive and the addition of vodka or rum will add tons of extra holiday joy!
Love sangria, but looking for one that is great for Fall? This delicious fruity adult beverage made with alcohol and a delicious assortment of fruit juices is super fun and your guests will love the delicious combination of flavors. Featuring red wine, apple cider, and bourbon!
This gin and tonic themed Christmas cocktail is the perfect drink for entertaining, parties or just when you are unwinding from your busy day. Super easy to whip up and absolutely delicious. With minimal ingredients available at your local liquor store!
This sugar plum martini is an easy drink that’s packed with holiday flavor. Plus, it has the perfect color scheme for Christmas celebrations! Tis the season for Christmas cocktails! And all things sugar plums.
Sipping a Christmas alcoholic drink by the fire while you wrap gifts, decorate the tree, or watch holiday movies is the ultimate feeling. It’s nights like those that make me truly love the holiday season.
With the holidays here, I’m all about the jolliest of cocktails. Something with holiday flavors and pretty festive colors is my favorite kind of cocktail. Sometimes you need a quick, simple beverage to whip up for company! This festive recipe only takes a few minutes to put together, and you can easily adjust the recipe to serve a crowd.
This drink is SO easy to make! This Cheesecake Factory cocktail tastes just like a boozy cheesecake! This dessert drink is sweet with a pronounced vanilla flavor that when paired with the Graham Cracker crust rimmed glass allows you to bring the best spirits for guests.
Not only does this Christmas cocktail taste amazing but it is the perfect addition to any holiday drink menu this season. One of the nicest beverages to serve for any occasion. The chocolate cake cocktail is simple, flavorful, and perfect for an adult-only get-together.
A gingerbread latte rum is like a holiday dessert and a festive beverage rolled into one. It is a rich and decadent alcoholic drink perfect for any occasion. With ingredients like brown sugar, molasses, vanilla, and espresso granules it will certainly be a hit.
Banana Ice Cream Rum Nog is going to be one of the stars of your holidays! It’s a delectable mixture of spiced rum and ice cream – making it a great alcoholic Christmas drink. Make a lot because this dessert cocktail will be a hit.
One of the very best things about the holidays is the food! And the drinks! Whatever festivities you are arranging, adding in a mouth-watering Amaretto cocktail made with spices and Rumchata is going to make them even more fun!
Want everyone to ask for your margarita recipe? Make this White Christmas cocktail recipe for a wonderful addition to any of your holiday celebrations! They are creamy coconut margaritas with tequila and lime.