Festive Cocktails – December 2016 – Issue 258


Festive Cocktails

Christmas is one of the most sociable times of the year so whether you’re planning a lively get together with friends or a quiet family gathering, there’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by mixing up some festive cocktails.

Using a selection of simple ingredients and easy-to-follow methods, bar tenders from the award-winning Fitzwilliam Hotel share their favourite winter cocktails to dazzle your senses with a mixture of warm flavours, vibrant colours, and soothing aromas. So pick up your cocktail shaker and try a creamy Baileys-based-beverage to warm you up on a winter evening or a festive Mimosa to add a sparkle to your night.

Bonus cocktail: Christmas Alexander


  • 40ml Hennessy
  • 20ml Crème de Cacao White
  • 15ml Almond Milk
  • 15ml Cream


  • Shake ingredients well over ice and double strain into the glass.
  • Garnish Sprinkle a small amount of ground nutmeg on top and finish with star anise on the side.

Other cocktails in the December issue:

  • Winter Sidecar
  • Apple Crumble
  • Winter Soldier
  • Mimosa
  • Baileys Spiced Coffee

Read more in the December issue…


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