Bubbles for Everyone! 10 Cocktail Recipes to Ring in the New Year
Ring in the New Year with some holiday cheer and great cocktails. And who doesn’t love bubbles? Here are ten pin-worthy and deliciously festive cocktail to take on 2014. Enjoy.
The French 75
¾ ounces Bombay Sapphire
½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ shot of sugar syrup
Top with Champagne
Directions: Shake the first three ingredients with ice and strain into champagne glass, then top with champagne and lightly stir. Garnish with a cherry.
Moscato Frosted Fizz
1 ½ oz. SKYY Infusions Moscato Grape
5 oz. Sparkling Wine
3 Green Grapes
White Rimming Sugar
Directions: Pour vodka into a white sugar rimmed flute and top with chilled sparkling wine. Garnish with green grapes.
White Cherry Sparkler
1 part Skinnygirl™ White Cherry Vodka
1 part Skinnygirl™ Prosecco
4 parts cranberry juice
Directions: Combine vodka, cranberry juice, and ice in a martini glass. Top with Prosecco.
Grey Goose® Cherry Noir Roman Cherry Martini
GREY GOOSE® Cherry Noir 1 Part
ST. GERMAIN® Liqueur ½ Part
Fresh Grapefruit Juice 1 Part
Direction: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add first three ingredients and shake vigorously. Strain into a martini cocktail glass. Top with champagne or sparkling wine.
SMIRNOFF Wish You Were Here
1 oz. SMIRNOFF Wild Honey Flavored Vodka
2 oz. Dry white wine (such as Once Upon a Vine Sauvignon Blanc)
3 oz. Lemon-lime soda
Martini glass or Collins glass
Direction: Add ingredients to an ice-filled stemmed glass. Garnish: Lemon and lime wheels.
50ml/ 2 oz Belvedere Vodka
15ml/ ¼ oz St Germain elderflower liqueur
25ml/ ¾ oz Moet
Directions: Shake first 2 ingredients and pour into a chilled martini glass. Top with Moet. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Sparkling Chocolate Truffle
1 part JDK & SonsTM Crave Chocolate Truffle Liqueur
1/2 part JDK & SonsTM O3® Premium Orange Liqueur
2 dashes Fee Brother’s® Cherry Bitters
1 Sugar Cube
Directions: In a chilled champagne flute, drop in the sugar cube and dash with bitters. Add liqueurs in a cocktail shaker over ice and shake. Strain into the champagne flute and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a cherry dropped into the glass
2 oz Midori
1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
3 oz Ginger Ale (or Ginger Beer)
6-8 Mint Leaves
Directions: Shake all ingredients except ginger ale. Pour over ice in a tall glass. Add ginger ale and stir. Mint sprig garnish.
Basil Hayden’s® Stroke of Midnight
1 part Basil Hayden's® Bourbon
Sparkling Apple Juice
Directions: Add Basil Hayden's® Bourbon to a champagne flute. Fill the remainder of the glass with sparkling apple juice. Garnish with a sliced apple.
¼ oz. Rose Water
1 sugar cube
3 dashes of fresh pomegranate juice
Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque/Brut
Directions: Place the sugar cube in the bottom of a Champagne flute. Saturate it with rose water. Carefully top off with Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque/Brut and add pomegranate juice. Garnish with dry baby rose buds.