5 More holiday cocktail recipes for your parties!

SBLIV Centerplate Cocktails at Hard Rock Stadium, photo by Matthew Noel/Centerplate
SBLIV Centerplate Cocktails at Hard Rock Stadium, photo by Matthew Noel/Centerplate /

With Christmas just around the corner, last-minute Christmas parties are popping up all over! Perhaps you’re heading to a small get-together, or just hanging out with your partner (or by yourself) at home. Parties can truly be any size you want them to be, and these cocktail recipes are perfect for every size soiree!

These drinks are fairly easy to make, and you can always add or take away an ingredient according to taste. We’ve tried these recipes out ourselves, and they are simply divine! These mixers take little to no time to make too — so they are truly perfect for parties!

These holiday-themed cocktail recipes will get your party in the swing of things!

SVEDKA is always ready for a holiday party, especially with their Vodka Soda Strawberry Lemonade cans. These pre-mixed drinks taste fantastic by themselves, but they also are a great addition to a recipe. SVEDKA’s You “Can” Go Big takes these cans and adds a twist!

"YOU “CAN” GO BIG1 Can SVEDKA RTD Strawberry Lemonade1 oz Grapefruit Juice.25 oz Honey10 Dashes Hot SauceCinnamon Sea Salt, to rimGarnish: Strawberry, Grapefruit, and Cinnamon Salted RimGlass: “Can”Ice: NoneRim the can with cinnamon salt by rolling the front of the can in grapefruit juice and then the salt. Open the can and pour out 1.5 oz of Strawberry Lemonade Vodka Soda. Set it on the side and enjoy on your own as a taster. For the can, add grapefruit juice and honey and 10 dashes of hot sauce directly into the can. Garnish with a strawberry half, grapefruit moon, mini hot sauce and salted rim."

SVEDKA”S Cherry Limeade vodka also lends itself beautifully to mixed drinks, such as this Most Wonderful Lime of the Year drink!

"MOST WONDERFUL LIME OF THE YEAR2 oz SVEDKA Cherry Limeade1.5 Passionfruit Juice1 oz Orange Juice.5 oz Grenadine6 Dashes Chocolate BittersGarnish: Lime WheelsGlass: Tall (Collins, highball, etc.)Ice: YesAdd SVEDKA Cherry Limeade, passionfruit, orange juice into a shaker with ice. Shake for 5 seconds then strain into a tall glass. Add in grenadine, then dash chocolate bitters over top of the drink. Garnish with 2 lime wheels."

George Dickel has been celebrating the holidays for generations. Their Fireside Chat will warm you up on the inside — seriously, this drink makes you feel nice and cozy!

"Fireside Chat:RECIPE:1.5 oz Dickel Bourbon0.25 oz Lagavulin 16yr Single Malt5 oz Hot Cocoa (recipe below)"

Espolon Tequila is always stocked in my house. It’s the perfect tequila to do shots with, or to mix up a cocktail with. Their smooth, balanced tequila is the perfect ingredient in this Marigold Margarita!

"Marigold MargaritaIngredients·         2 oz Espolòn Blanco·         .5 oz Monin hibiscus syrup·         1 oz orange juice·         .5 lime juiceMethodBuild drink in tin, add ice, shake and strain over fresh garnish with a salt rim."

Pecan pie is one of my favorite desserts, so I was absolutely delighted to give this Spiced Pecan Pie from Ancho Reyes Original a try. This was the perfect drink to end my day with!

"Spiced Pecan PieIngredients·         .5 oz Ancho Reyes Original·         1.5 oz Apple Estate Jamaica Rum 8 YO·         .5 oz Brown Sugar Syrup (1:1)·         4 dashes pecan bittersMethodCombine ingredients in double rocks glass, add large ice cube and stir. Garnish with grated nutmeg, cinnamon and an orange peel."

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Have you tried any of the cocktail recipes we’ve shared? Have one you’d love to tell us about? Let us know in the comments below! Cheers!