10 Merry Cocktails for a Merry Christmas!

Holding a Christmas soiree? Make it one to remember with a cocktail, or two.

Tis the silly season, and for most of us, that means squeezing more dinners, drinks, soirees and parties into one month than we would attend all year.

Don’t be limited by the ideas below. If you have a favourite, give it your own twist.

1. Oyster Shots 

An Australian Christmas means lots of seafood! Make the most of the spoils of the sea with these oyster shots.

Get the recipe: Oyster shots 

2. Lemon Verbena Iced Tea 

Add a punch to this refreshing iced tea with a shot of white spirits such as vodka, gin or bicardi. Shake before serving.

Get the recipe: Lemon Verbena Iced Tea 

3.The Grinch

Own your inner Grinch this Christmas with this fruity cocktail.

Get the recipe: Grinch 

4. Rudolpho

This refreshing cocktail with the surprising punch of tequila is the perfect party starter.

Get the recipe: Rudolpho 

5. Christmas Cracker

If you’re not into overly sweet cocktails, then this one’s the trick. Serve with a wedge of lemon in a low-ball glass.

Get the recipe: Christmas Cracker 

6. Mixed Berry Frozen Margarita

On a balmy summer night, you can’t do better than this frozen delights.

Get the recipe for: Mixed Berry Frozen Margarita 

6. Brazilian Guava Cocktail

This fruity twist on a classic Brazilian caipirinha gets a spicy kick from Ancho-Arbol Syrup and a sweet, smooth finish from fragrant guava nectar.

Get the recipe: Brazilian Guava Cocktail  

7. High Tea Scorer

This beautifully balanced cocktail looks great, and will give your taste buds cause for celebration.

Get the recipe: High Tea Scorer

8. 'Hugo' Cocktail

This refreshing wine cocktail will go down a treat at the Christmas BBQ.

Get the recipe: 'Hugo' Cocktail 

9. The Carnival Infusion

Just like the famed Brazilian carnival this cocktail is colourful, fruity and full of surprises!

Get the recipe: The Carnival Infusion

10. Patrón XO Dark Espresso Martini

Take your espresso martinis to the next level with a kick of Patron XO Dark Cocoa.

Get the recipe: Patrón XO Dark Espresso Martini 

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