Ring in the new year with style by serving any of these easy and elegant New Year’s Eve cocktails that will have your guests feeling festive all night long.
It’s time to ring in the New Year and what better way to do that than with a few delicious New Year’s Eve cocktails?
No matter what your plans are this New Year’s Eve, we hope these drinks help you ring in the new year in style!
Celebrate new year in a classy way by serving any of these easy and elegant New Year’s Eve cocktails at your party or with your NYE date. From a classic champagne toast to a show-stopping sparkling punch, these drinks will have your guests (and you) feeling festive all night long.
Time to say goodbye to the old year and hello to a fresh start. Whether you’re looking to celebrate with friends or just want to toast the new year solo, we’ve got a cocktail recipe for every mood.
So grab your favorite glass, mix up one of these delicious drinks, and toast to a happy and healthy 2023!
Be sure to check out our Entertaining and Home Bar Must Haves before the big night!
New Year’s Eve Cocktails to Ring in 2023
1. For the Optimist: Celebrate Good Times Punch
This punch is perfect for a crowd and sure to put everyone in a celebratory mood. Just combine 3 parts Prosecco, 2 parts Aperol, 1 part pomegranate juice, and 1 part lemon juice in a pitcher and serve over ice. Garnish with pomegranate seeds or orange slices for an extra pop of color.
2. For the Night Owl: Midnight Kiss Martini
This rich and creamy martini is ideal for anyone who wants to stay up until midnight (and beyond!). Just combine 1 ounce vodka, 1 ounce coffee-flavored liqueur, 1 ounce Bailey’s Irish Cream, and 1 ounce half-and-half in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with coffee beans or chocolate shavings.
3. For the Realist: Rosemary Gimlet
This herb-infused twist on a classic gin gimlet is perfect for anyone who just wants to keep it simple. Just combine 2 ounces gin, 1 ounce lime juice, and 1/2 ounce simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a glass. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary or a lime wedge.
What to Serve with Cocktails for New Year’s Eve?
New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration, so you’ll want to serve foods that are festive and tasty! Here are some ideas to get you started:
– Finger foods such as sliders or mini burgers
– Assorted cheeses and fruits or Charcuterie Boards
– Deviled eggs
– Shrimp cocktail
– Crab legs
– Miniature pizzas
– Tartlets or mini quiches
There are endless possibilities when it comes to what you can serve with your New Year’s Eve cocktails so be creative and have fun with it! Whatever you choose, make sure it’s something your guests will enjoy.
Best New Years Cocktails
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