5 Fabulous Festive Cocktails

No Christmas party is complete without a glass of something tasty and luxurious. To get your festive party started, see our five fabulous Christmas cocktails.

1. Venetian Manhattan

A Venetian twist on this classic cocktail from Russell Norman's Venice, this smart tipple will add some serious sophostication to your festivities.

 
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2 . Mulled Wine

This classic Christmas cocktail from foodie blogger Ms Marmite Lover is taken from her new book Secret Tea Party and includes the addition of kumquats to give it a real festive feel.

3. Bottle of Manhattan

A perfect Christmas cocktail, this festive treat from Hawksmoor at Home is a glorious mix of rye, vermouth, absinthe and maraschino. Bottoms up!

4. Gintelligence No.1 

Klaus St. Rainer's recipe from Ginspiration is the perfect festive tipple. Served warm in a teacup, it combines gin with juniper berries and lemon for a heady and warming mix.

5. The Dandy

The warm, golden colours of this Hawksmoor at Home cocktail exudes 1920's sophistication. Serve with seasonal berries for a truly festive touch.

For more festive ideas, check out The Festive Foodie Christmas, packed full of fantastic recipes and features for the best Christmas ever.

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