Christmas Cocktails

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” ―Winston Churchill
Yes, it’s Christmas season, so there isn’t any reason… The celebration just comes as a package with Christmas. The longing and the waiting time is finally over. Christmas is around the corner for you to get all decked up to look stunning and better than the year passed.

Here are some of the best cocktails which are especially mixed during the season to commemorate the special occasion with the special ones and perfect for bartenders who want to learn and thinking of an exciting bartending career option. Keep those shopping bags ready not just for your clothes but also for the ingredients as we have listed the complete inventory of the secret components that come together to form these below-mentioned masterpieces.


The icy cold beauties ready to turn your party mode on – Drunk jack frosties is a fine blend of Vodka and champagne which is ready to kindle your taste buds with a hint of lemon and sugar in it. This sweet and tangy blue lagoony drink is gonna get you the fresh breath of beachy wave with its huge gush of flavors pouring in at every sip.


  • 1 c. vodka
  • 1 c. Champagne
  • 1/2 c. Blue Curaçao
  • 1/2 c. lemonade
  • 6 c. ice
  • Lemon wedge
  • White sanding sugar


Garnished with the freshly picked rosemary and cranberries, this drink is gonna make you fall in love with her at first glance. This sheer scarlet beauty has rich color from its cranberry juice which is then enhanced with a generous pour of bubbling champagne in it to give you the ultimate, pampered, festive feel. Sit back and relax this season with a glass of Cranberry mimosas as your lucky companion of a lovely time.


  • 1 lime, halved
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 c. sweetened cranberry juice
  • 1 bottle champagne
  • 12 fresh cranberries
  • 4 small sprigs fresh rosemary


What happens when red wine is mildly heated with cinnamon and sugar? What happens when this mixture cools down to take many other flavors into it like Bartlett pear and tangy Clementine? The Winter Sangria thus takes birth wearing a grand jewel of cherry soda later to be reborn to give you a festive rebirth to you and your senses.


  • 1 bottle of Dry Red Wine
  • 1 Clementine, thinly sliced
  • 1 Lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 Bartlett Pear, diced
  • 2 oz Orange Liqueur
  • 2 oz Spiced Rum
  • 6 oz Mulling Spice Syrup
  • 1 cup Apple Cider


The love affair of rum and coconut milk is fondly termed as The White Christmas Mojito. This is the perfect drink to celebrate the snow whitey festival that is cool for the feel and perfect for the body to heal during the dry, chilly weather. This creamy drink is then garnished with the bright pomegranate that gets nosy by shattering the monotone in with a trendy swagger.


  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup white rum
  • 1/2 cup coconut rum
  • 1 cup of canned coconut milk
  • Sparkling water
  • Pomegranate seeds for garnish


A glass of perfect champagne becomes extra perfect this Christmas with the introduction of blackberry and rosemary to it. This sparkling drink is like a perfect landing of a smooth flight at each sip. A well-deserving garnishing of a rosemary sprig, cooked and fresh blackberries can evoke the passionate champagne connoisseur in you.


  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1 bottle champagne


A hint of fruity extract, a twist of lemon peel with a splash of vodka – thus is the story of this wonderful Xmas Cosmo which is the season’s signature drink. Sip it up and go Ho ho ho! Coz Christmas is here and we are ready to go!


  • 1 c. vodka
  • 1 c. pomegranate-cranberry juice blend
  • 1/4 c. orange liqueur
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • Lime twists


An unforgettable amalgamation of coffee, liqueur, chocolate and whipped crème that makes you linger in the ‘la la land’ of great festive mood. Christmas coffee cocktail is a fine blend of all those ingredients where each one has a strong distinct flavor of its own but come together as a team in a celebrated platform called ‘Christmas’ to give you the ultimate, memorable festival experience. This drink definitely calls for a repeat order!


  • 4 oz strong coffee
  • 1 1/2 oz amaretto liqueur
  • 1 1/2 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz butterscotch schnapps
  • 1 oz crème de cocoa
  • fresh whipped cream
  • grated chocolate, for garnish


Pull out those peppermint sticks from your Christmas trees and get ready to prepare something which is not just the treat to the eyes but for all your senses either. White chocolate peppermint martini is a signature festive drink which is a small party by itself. A grand get-together of vodka, which chocolate liquor, chocolate, and peppermint will brighten up the vibe and shouts out loud – “Party mode – ON!”.


  • Crushed ice
  • 4 parts Godiva white chocolate liquor (4 ounces)
  • 2 ½ parts vanilla vodka (2 ½ ounces)
  • 1 ½ part peppermint schnapps (1 ½ ounce)
  • Red sugar sprinkles for garnishing the glass rim
  • Chocolate syrup for garnishing the inside of the glass
  • Small peppermint stick for garnish


Still in the candy-cane hangover? Here is something new and exciting for you all. Bring some goodies like a white chocolate liqueur, marshmallows, and your favorite candy-cane sticks. Mix it up with some magical ingredients; show off your Mixology skills and voila! Here’s your personal magic potion which, you bet; looks very promising.


  • 1/4 cup International Delight Peppermint Mocha Creamer
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1 oz white chocolate liqueur
  • Marshmallow fluff opt
  • Crushed candy cane opt


Those jingle bells beckon for you to party. Your friends and family are the reason for any celebration. There is nothing more exciting than Christmas for you to forget everything, quit all inhibitions and let yourself loose to just celebrate and make merry. Jingle juice is one such cocktail that can bring in the joyous moment instantaneously at any place with its presence. This drink gets the rum to life by its fruit punch and citrus sugar which is the vital element of the drink. Here are the ingredients.


Citrus Sugar:

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon grapefruit zest
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  • 3/4 cup Citrus Sugar
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup of grapefruit juice
  • 1 cup mango nectar
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 3/4 cups Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • 2 1/4 cup Grand Marnier
  • 1 1/2 cups Amaretto
  • 3 cups sparkling water
  • orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit slices, frozen cranberries for garnish

Samara Robinson was born and raised in Canberra, Australia. She is a mother who loves cooking and binging over a book with a bowl of popcorn. 

Her love for language and colors has made her write on varied topics like from food to fashion, gardening to parenting and health to partying. She is a trained dancer and a singer with an acquired taste towards dramatics and tribal art forms. She now works for Australia’s leading RSA and RSG training company Galaxy Training Australia as a Creative Content Developer with her extensive experience in the field of Online Marketing.