New Year's Eve Cocktail Recipes

Take your New Year's Eve celebrations to the next level with this selection of elegant cocktails. Worry about the hangover next year...

Venetian Manhattan from Venice by Russell Norman

From his Venice cookbook, Russell Norman adds a refined Italian twist to the cocktail classic, mixing a dash of sweet vermouth with Vecchia Romagna and angosturia bitters. Top it all off with an amerena cherry, and you've got an ever-so-sophisticated cocktail to keep your party guests happy.

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Death in Venice from Drinks by Tony Conigliaro

Speaking of Venice... this stunning ruby red cocktail from Tony Conigliaro's book, Drinks, features Campari, grapefruit bitters, prosecco and orange for a sophisticated toast to the new year.

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The Persephone from Taverna: Recipes From a Cypriot Kitchen by Georgina Hayden

This prosecco cocktail infused with homemade rose syrup and topped with a scattering of pomegranate seeds is a pretty party drink with a touch of festive sparkle.

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Bitter Orange and Cardamom Martini from Ainsley's Caribbean Kitchen by Ainsley Harriott

Infused with the flavours of orange and cardamom, this deeply spiced cocktail is perfect sophistication. 

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PX Espresso Martini from Morito by Samuel and Samatha Clark.

Ensure you stay awake until midnight with this luxurious and rich Espresso Martini from Morito.

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Champagne Cocktail from Simon Hopkinson Cooks by Simon Hopkinson

New Year's Eve wouldn't be complete with a refined and simple Champagne cocktail, like this triple sec and cognac laced concoction from Simon Hopkinson Cooks.

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Sherry Cobbler from The Spirits by Richard Godwin

Perfect for using up any sherry leftover from Christmas, this recipe from The Spirits calls for whatever fruit takes your fancy for a super seasonal tipple.

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Chocolate Vodka from Craft Spirits by DK Publishing

If you have a few days to go before the 31st, why not try making your own Chocolate-infused vodka to really impress? This recipe from Craft Spirits encourages you to add other spices into the mix to create a truly bespoke infusion.

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