This time of the year – for many of us the best time – with the holidays around the corner we need new inspiration for drinks and food to prepare for the family and friends. It is lovely to see new recipes and ideas coming up each and every year. There are many traditional winter holiday drinks and with new ingredients we can add new twists to the old cocktail recipes. We have selected ten wonderful alcoholic drink recipes that you can serve over the coming weeks and that fit the holiday theme perfectly.
1. Blueberry Christmas Glogg
Recipe via www.greenkitchenstories.com
Glogg or originally ‘glögg‘ is a kind of spiced mulled wine, popular in Sweden, Denmark and Norway during Advent and Christmas. The recipe replaces sugar with apple syrup but you can use honey or agave if you can’t find unsweetened apple syrup. Combination ol lots of spices, blueberries, red wine and rum is exactly what you need during the winter holidays.
2. Hot Coconut Buttered Rum
Recipe via honestlyyum.com
Hot buttered rum is a delicious warm cocktail, perfect for cozying up on the couch with as well as serving for guests during the festive season. The great thing about this recipe is that there’s no butter in it at all, instead, it’s made with coconut oil and aromatic, freshly ground spices.
3. Rosemary Ginger Whiskey Sour
Recipe via www.pickledplum.com
Here is an old fashioned drink with a modern twist. Whiskey sour made with freshly grated ginger and a fragrant rosemary sprig to use as a stir stick. You will need only a few more ingredients: whiskey, fresh lemon juice, sugar, ice cubes and a shaker.
4. Cranberry Ginger Fizz Cocktail
Recipe via www.justalittlebitofbacon.com
This Cranberry Ginger Fizz cocktail is full of flavor and really easy to put together. The recipe features a fantastic make-ahead cranberry cinnamon syrup that you will just have to mix with ginger ale and the cocktail is ready.
5. Spiced Apple Sangria
Recipe via www.jennifermeyering.com