New Year is around the corner, and undoubtedly it calls for a cosy celebration with your partner. We have curated some New Year cocktails for you and your partner!
1. Mulled Wine
There’s something comforting about wine in the winter season, something that makes it synonymous with it. Mulled wine is the best form of wine you can have this season, and trust us, more than drinking it, you’ll enjoy making it! INGREDIENTS •2 bottles red wine. •4 cups apple cider •1/2 cup brandy •1/4 cup honey •4 cinnamon sticks •2 oranges sliced •8 whole cloves •12 black peppercorns •Additional cinnamon sticks and orange slices for garnish
INSTRUCTIONS 1.Combine the cider, wine, brandy, honey, cinnamon sticks, orange slices, cloves, and peppercorns in a large pot. 2.Simmer over low heat for 10-15 minutes or until thoroughly heated. 3.Remove cloves and peppercorns. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and/or orange slice.
Well, we’re not sure if your man is a wine lover, but in case he isn’t, we have got you all covered! This toddy is easy to make and a spicy hot treat this winter season.
INGREDIENTS •2 tablespoons of your favourite bourbon or scotch •1 tablespoon honey •2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice •1/4 cup boiling-hot water
INSTRUCTIONS Mix all the ingredients except water in a mug and shake. Once the honey is thoroughly dissolved, top it off with hot water. Serve hot.
3. Coffee Kick
Well this one’s for the sleepy head to be able to stay up a bit more. INGREDIENTS •1 cup water •2 cinnamon sticks •2 teaspoons sugar •A shot of whiskey •A shot of black coffee
Boil water with cinnamon sticks and sugar until water starts reducing and sugar dissolves. Drain it in a mug and add a shot of whiskey and a shot of black coffee.
4. Cranberry Bourbon
This one’s for the cosmo lover in you, and is perfect for your Christmas party as well!
INGREDIENTS •100 ml cranberry juice •A shot of your favourite bourbon. •Mint leaves •Rosemary
INSTRUCTIONS Toss cranberry juice and herbs in a pot and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Let it cool down. Add a shot of your favourite bourbon, ice and enjoy!
Who doesn’t enjoy a good classic mimosa? We have curated our own for you!
INGREDIENTS •100 ml of pomegranate juice •70 ml champagne •20 ml vodka
INSTRUCTIONS Combine vodka and pomegranate juice together. Add champagne and enjoy!