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TGIF: Christmas Party Cocktail Ideas

While the festive season is fast approaching, it’s time to get creative and enjoy some holiday-themed cocktails for your next gathering. If you simply don’t have the time to troll Pinterest for some ideas, we’ve picked the coolest cocktails to get you in the Christmas spirit.

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Grinch Cocktail

A delicious drink which features a splash of orange juice, peach schnapps, rum, and soda to create a signature green drink. Garnish with a red cherry, and of course a candy cane.

Christmas Party Cocktails Ideas

The North Pole

A delicious drink which is heavy on the cream for that special time of year. Combine vodka, peppermint schnapps, cream, chocolate syrup and mix in a blender.

Christmas Party Cocktails Ideas

Winter Sea Breeze

If you want something light for the evening, choose this cocktail which keeps it simple. All you need is a splash of vodka, grapefruit juice, tonic water, and pomegranate seeds (or mint) to garnish. Yum!

Christmas Party Cocktails Ideas

Peppermint Eggnog

Create this delicious signature recipe which features peppermint ice cream, a splash of eggnog, and ginger ale for a cool, unique taste. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, mash a candy cane to garnish the glass.

Christmas Party Cocktails Ideas

Christmas Spritz

And finally, a delicious cocktail which is also easy to make if you’re a beginner in the kitchen. All you need is lime, pomegranate and a splash of prosecco (but champagne is also a good alternative).

Christmas Party Cocktails Ideas

Which cocktail would you recreate this festive season?

Images via Design Loves Detail, Cosmopolitan, Catch My Party, NY Times

December 5, 2014

TGIF: Vodka Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail Recipe

We all love to indulge in a little something sweet every now and then, especially if there’s a splash of lemonade involved! These yummy cocktails are perfect for a warm summer afternoon by the pool, and are easy to whip-up if you’re out of time. If vodka isn’t your drink of choice, add a splash of tequila instead!

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Makes 2

Ingredients

1.5 cups of ice

1/2 punnet strawberries

90ml vodka

180ml lemonade concentrate

Method

  1. Place all the ingredients into a blender, and mix until everything has combined.
  2. Garnish with a cherry or extra strawberries, and serve immediately!

Image and Recipe via Budget Savvy Diva, Saylers

November 21, 2014

Spooky Halloween Cocktail Ideas

Spruce up your Halloween party by trying some of these deliciously spooky cocktail ideas which your guests are sure to love.

Packed with tasty fruits, sweets, and our favourite SKYY VODKA,  below are just a few easy and spine-chilling cocktails which you can recreate yourself.

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SKYY Black Widow

Ingredients

45ml SKYY Vodka

15ml Triple Sec

45ml pomegranate juice

5ml fresh lemon juice

5ml raspberry syrup or raspberry ice cream

Plastic spider to garnish

Instructions

1. Draw a spider web on the inside of a chilled martini glass with raspberry syrup.

2. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into the glass. Garnish with a plastic spider!

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SKYY Red Zombie

Ingredients

45ml SKYY Vodka

15ml maple syrup

30ml orange juice

1⁄2 a passion fruit

10ml grenadine

10ml fresh lime juice

2 lychees and raspberries to garnish

Instructions

1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

2. For the garnish, stuff lychees with raspberries to make the red zombie eyes.

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What’s your favourite Halloween-themed cocktail?

October 31, 2014