Nine Top Drinks for the Christmas Season

Seasonal Cocktails

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Seasonal Cocktails

Seasonal Cocktails

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Last minute Christmas shopping, decorating the tree and figuring out exactly what you're doing on Christmas Day...it can all get pretty hectic in December. Here are our favourite festive drinks to help you relax. Happy Christmas!

1. Lillet Winter Noisette

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This nutty-fruity punch with the flavours of cherry, passionfruit, lemon and hazelnut warms on cold winter days.

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2. Golden Negroni

The smooth, golden version of classic Negroni balances bitter and sweet flavours that will delight your palate.

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3. Black Forest Winter Dream

An alcohol-free punch reminiscent of the famous Black Forest gateau. What's not to love...

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4. Appletini from 'Scrubs'

This is how you can easily whip up the classic cocktail from the cult TV sitcom.

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5. Glendalough Rose Gin & Tonic

A cocktail to put you in the best of moods on balmy evenings, or when you'd like to imagine you were in more tropical climes. 

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6. Black Russian

A classic, simple coffee cocktail that is definitely not to be missed in the run-up to Christmas.

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7. Golden Sip Gimlet

This unusual drink combines orange leaves, gin and exotic spices.

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8. Figaro

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Mozart Chocolate Bitters from Austria is the original chocolate essence that gives drinks balance and complexity. It also makes a wonderful addition to cocktails.

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9. 'Gin' Iced Tea

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For this iced tea, homemade juniper syrup is used as an alcohol-free gin substitute for a refined taste. 

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