Christmas cocktails

Whether you’re after a festive tipple or an alcohol free mocktail, we’ve got you covered!

 

Mulled Fruit MocktailMulled Fruit Mocktail

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 8 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 500ml pomegrante Juice
  • 375ml orange juice
  • 250ml grapefruit juice
  • 125ml water
  • 75ml sugar
  • 8 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 apple, sliced

 

Method

  1. In a saucepan combine all the juices, the sugar and water, cinnamon stick and allspice
  2. Bring to a slow boil. After five minutes or so, remove the cloves and the cinnamon
  3. Pour into your serving glasses and garnish with the apple slices.

 

Gin and Cranberry FizzChristmas Gin and Cranberry Fizz

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 100ml gin
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 100ml cranberry juice
  • 500ml prosecco
  • 4 lime wedges
  • ice

 

Method

  1. Pour the gin into a bowl. Add the thyme and mix to bruise the leaves and release their flavour
  2. Remove the thyme leaves and discard. Add the cranberry juices to the gin, then stir in the prosecco. Pour into glasses with ice. Garnish with lime wedges and serve – cheers!

 

God Father

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1 measure of Scotch whisky
  • 1 measure of amaretto liqueur

 

Method

  1. Mix the Scotch and Amaretto in an old-fashioned glass with ice cubes.
  2. Stir well and serve.

 

Driver's PunchDrivers’ Punch

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 100ml cranberry juice
  • 500ml orange juice
  • 2 limes
  • 1 orange
  • 100g frozen cranberry
  • 4 fresh mint sprigs
  • 600ml sparkling water or soda

 

Method

  1. Mix the cranberry juice in a large jug with the orange and the juice from one lime. Slice the other lime and the orange
  2. To serve, put the slices of limes and orange, cranberries and a mint sprig in each glass, then pour in the mixed fruit juices and top up with sparkling water or soda.

 

Please drink in moderation, even over the festive season. For more information and guidance, visit https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/