Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas


Festive Cocktails come handy to kick off the Holiday Season when the Holiday Season commences after Thanksgiving is over in late November. Even though Christmas Day isn’t until December 25th, that doesn’t stop anyone from getting into the XMAS Spirit way beforehand by spending time with his or her family and friends with some festive cocktails inspired by the beloved holiday.

Are you in need of drink ideas for the holiday season? If your answer is yes, go on and read the 15 suggestions below for Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas:

1. Any Cocktail with Eggnog:

A person isn’t in full Christmas Spirit yet until he/she has some eggnog, which is a main beverage choice during the holidays. People can enjoy eggnog just as it is or with alcohol.

For the latter option, there are many different festive cocktails that people can craft and enjoy by themselves and/or with loved ones.

For a list of festive cocktails that contain eggnog, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

2. Peppermint White Russian:

This is a twist on a classic White Russian and the only changes are that you use but Peppermint Kahlua and Peppermint Vodka instead. The garnish includes white chocolate syrup, a candy cane, and red food dye. In addition, coat the rims of the serving glasses with crushed candy canes.

From all the festive cocktails to make this list, the Peppermint White Russian stands out in particular for its’ presentation, which makes the drink totally scream Christmas Spirit!

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

3. White Christmas Margaritas:

There are a plethora of twists and spins that one can pull off for a margarita, which is already a very popular alcoholic drink choice. For festive cocktails, one such holiday twist on this classic drink that everyone (most those celebrating Christmas in the Northeast) would enjoy is The White Christmas Margarita.

This smooth blend of unsweetened coconut milk, lime juice, and ice will guarantee those who drink it a very White Christmas this year.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

4. Boozy S’mores Shake:

I know that Boozy S’mores Shakes don’t scream festive cocktails, but this option still makes the cut as anyone can enjoy this alcoholic milkshake during the cold winter months. The only booze required for this sweet treat is vanilla vodka and Bailey’s. Drink this dessert cocktail by the warm fireplace in your home.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

5. Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco:

Although this option is more suited to serve during the summer, Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco can still be considered under ideas for Festive Cocktails as its fruity flavors remind us of fruit cake. Each batch of this bubbly cocktail produces six servings.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

6. The North Pole:

With some of its ingredients including heavy cream, Kahlua, chocolate, and vodka, to name a few, The North Pole is one of several dessert drinks on this list which double as festive cocktails as well! If you have a sweet tooth, this is the cocktail for you!

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

7. Red Jingle Juice:

With a sip of Red Jingle Juice, people will be hearing the carol “Jingle Bells” in no time. It only takes five minutes to craft this cocktail together, which produces 10 servings per batch. If you are hosting a holiday party in December, be sure to include Red Jingle Juice as one of the Festive Cocktails you plan to offer to guests!

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

8. Coffee Cocktail:

I couldn’t forget to include at least one coffee option in this list festive cocktails. After having this cocktail, you will feel buzzed and have enough energy to be in the Christmas Spirit.

This cocktail is a combination of strong coffee, creme de cocoa, amaretto and coffee liqueurs, and butterscotch schnapps; which is topped off with grated chocolate and fresh whipped cream! The recipe for this Coffee Cocktail will send coffee lovers into the heavens.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

9. Champagne Margaritas:

The second margarita to make this list, one gets to enjoy the best of both worlds with this choice! It’s a combination of champagne, tequila, fresh lime juice, and orange liqueur garnished with a salt rim and a lime wedge. You will for sure get into the Christmas spirit with this bubbly festive cocktail!

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

10. Dirty Snowmen:

Who doesn’t love boozy hot chocolate? This alcoholic version of this popular hot drink has a striking name: Dirty Snowmen. One batch serves two people.

After making the hot chocolate, put a few scoops of vanilla ice cream into the mugs (whose rims are already coated with melted chocolate and chocolate shavings). Pour the hot chocolate and Bailey’s Irish Cream in next. Then, put fresh whipped cream and chocolate shavings (If there are any extras leftover) on top as a garnish.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

11. Cranberry Apple Sangria:

For those hosting holiday parties and/or events, this option is a must-have for festive cocktails! Just like with the Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco (See #5 above), sangria is also more popular to drink during the summer, but people can still get into the Christmas Spirit with the alcoholic punch.

This holiday-inspired recipe of sangria is a spiced one and apples, cloves, cranberries, chilled pinot gringo, oranges, sugar, star anise pods, and cranberry apple juice cocktails. The Cranberry Apple Sangria must be prepared ahead of time and has to chill in the fridge for at least four hours.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

12. Drunk Jack Frosties:

Be sure to make a toast to the Christmas Figure of whom this drink is named after before having your first sip! The blue color is what makes it stand out from other festive cocktails. Given that each batch of this drink yields four to five servings, Drunk Jack Frosties should be included and/or considered for festive cocktails at your next Christmas Party.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

13. Winter Wonderland:

Almond Joy lovers will be delighted with this frosty festive cocktail as it tastes like the candy of the same name! Winter Wonderland takes five minutes to make and only has three ingredients: Vanilla Vodka, Creme de Cocoa, and Coconut Cream.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

14. Raspberry Cream Mimosas:

If you want to enjoy some festive cocktails that pay homage to Saint Nick, one alcoholic creation to look at is the Raspberry Cream Mimosas. After combining heavy cream, frozen raspberries, champagne, and sugar together, the final product is a fresh drink (each batch serves four people) with an immaculate presentation.

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

15. Spice Chocolate Stout Cocktail:

Of all the festive cocktails to make this list, this is the one that all of the guys and beer lovers will absolutely love! It takes just five minutes to prepare the Spice Chocolate Stout Cocktail, which contains only chocolate stout, Brandy, simple syrup, ice, and a cinnamon stick (the latter item is used as a garnish).

For the recipe of this cocktail, click here.

Festive Cocktails That Will Get You In The Spirit For Christmas

Having read through the entire article, which of these festive cocktails will you most likely make to get into the holiday spirit? Let us know your favorites down below in the comments section and have a happy holiday! Feliz Navidad!

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