We’re all facing the reality that this holiday season may be different than years passed. Instead of throwing holiday bashes, your celebration may be you Zooming friends and family from the comfort of your couch. No matter if you are keeping it small or just hanging out on your own, it doesn’t mean you can’t make it special. These delicious holiday cocktail recipes are just the thing you need to make the season merry and bright.
There is nothing quite like Christmas morning as an excuse to drink mimosas! Make it festive with this recipe that adds a splash of cranberry juice for that beautiful ruby red color. All you need is some decorative rosemary springs and cranberries and you’ll be impressing the entire family. Make this non-alcoholic by trading in the champagne for Chapmorange, a citrusy mix of orange and lemon flavors that will give you the flavor you love without the buzz. Check out the full recipe here.
Moscow mules came on the beverage scene not too long ago and have been stealing the show ever since. There is a way to adjust the recipe for every holiday! The key is using a quality ginger beer that provides a robust flavor with just a hint of sweetness, like Brooklyn Crafted Ginger Beer. Add in a splash of cranberry juice and our favorite rosemary spring/cranberry garnish duo and you are ready to deck the halls. Check out the full recipe here.
Did we mention that we love mimosas? Get ready to level up your mimosa game with this creamsicle version which includes tangy orange juice mixed with heavy cream to provide a deliciously satisfying sip. It’s almost like travelling to a tropical island, even if you’re stuck inside in your pajamas. Pair it with some french toast or your favorite style omelette and you have a holiday brunch to remember. Check out the full recipe here.
Apple cider, but make it boozy. Your favorite fall beverage sneaks into the winter holiday season with this delicious mix that includes whiskey, caramel, fresh apples and cinnamon sticks with your favorite apple cider. Add it all to your crockpot and let the sweet aroma fill your home as you open presents and enjoy the day’s festivities. Check out the full recipe here.
Is it really Christmas without the traditional punch bowl? The star of this mix is the tangy and tart pomegranate juice to provide that holiday flavor you have come to know and love. Mix in orange juice, cranberry juice, vanilla extract, and your favorite lemon-lime soda and you have a beverage the whole family will love. If you’re looking to level this up for the adults at the gathering, add in some vodka and Prosecco for a boozy brunch staple. Check out the full recipe here.
This holiday season may feel different than usual but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate with those you love, virtually or otherwise. Brighten your day with some of these favorite mixes that are sure to be a hit at every gathering. Stock up on all the staples you need to last you through the festivities at beverageuniverse.com.