It is official: very little is missing at Christmas and that moment of the year has come when you organize yourself to get together, exchange gifts and savor the best foods and drinks of the season. Those who love good drinking can take advantage of the holidays season to enjoy excellent liqueur -based cocktails. While waiting to be in the company of friends and relatives, let's discover together the best drinks to be served on these occasions.
We prepared a list of liqueur cocktails in the taste absolutely to try to enter the spirit of the holidays. If you are organizing a party or looking for ideas on liqueurs to give to Christmas, don't fear, we think about it. And even if it is fun to improvise mixologist, it is true that the festive period is often chaotic and full of commitments. So together with the proposed recipes, take a look at our selection of mixed cocktails suitable for this period.
The award -winning cocktails of Nio Cocktails are produced with the best spirits in the world, such as Tanqueray London Dry Gin, Ketel One Family Owned Vodka, 100% Blue Agave Exotic Tequila and Ron Santiago de Cuba of top quality. Not only are they made in an artisanal way by expert hands, but they are also simple to taste. Start the envelope, versa et voila: a drink ready for you.
What is a liqueur?
A liqueur is a drink based on surpassing flavored with fruit, sugar, aromatic herbs or spices. Originally invented for their healing properties, today they are used to add firmly to the cocktails. There are many types of liqueurs, suitable for every palate: from herbaceous tastes to the richest and most delicious ones. There are also whiskey -based liqueurs (softened or flavored) and liqueurs designed to be enjoyed alone as an aperitif or after dinner. If you are looking for liqueurs to give to Christmas, you are only spoiled for choice.
Now that you know something more about this kind of alcoholic drink, let's discover the best together Cocktail to the liqueur for Christmas.
Our selection of cocktails based on liqueur
1. Milan Turin
A famous Italian cocktail, predecessor of Negroni, Milan Turin uses Campari as liqueur, and is highly appreciated for aperitif. Although its fruity notes can immediately recall the summer, its sweet and sour taste is perfect for reviving winter evenings.
- 45 ml of Campari
- 45 ml of Vermouth Sweet Martini Rosso
- Spiral orange zest to decorate
Try this popular cocktail in a few seconds with ours Milan Turin mixed.
The rich flavor of the boulevardier is perfect for winter. With the warmth of the Bourbon, the sweetness of Vermouth and the bitterness of Campari, this simple cocktail is ideal to be enjoyed after dinner on the coldest evenings.
- 45 ml of Bourbon (or Rye)
- 30 ml of Campari
- 30 ml of sweet vermouth
- Spiral orange zest to decorate
If you are looking for gifts for those who love liqueurs, choose ours Boulevardier cocktail mixed, to be enjoyed quickly and easily.
3. Amaretto Sour
Amaretto Sour owes its name to the famous Italian liqueur with which it is prepared. A few drops of bitter are enough to create a perfect Christmas cocktail based on disaronno, the ideal choice for those who love the most classic drinks.
- 60 ml of amaretto
- 30 ml of fresh lemon juice
- 15 ml of pasteurized egg whites
- 1 drop of Angostura Aromatic Bitter
- 1 slice of lemon or lime to decorate
Let's move from Italy to France with the Bramble. Enriched by Crème de Mûre, a rich liqueur made with blackberry juice, this fruity cocktail based on Gin is the perfect final touch for a holiday dinner.
- 60 ml of gin
- 30 ml of newly squeezed lemon juice
- 10 ml of white sugar syrup
- 15 ml of Crème de Mûre
- Mid -slice of lemon to decorate
- Fresh blackberries to decorate
Give a touch of freshness to the Christmas liqueurs with a Cosmopolitan. Made with triple sec, vodka and blueberry juice, this pink cocktail is perfect to be sipped by chatting with friends on the sofa at home.
- 45 ml of lemon vodka
- 15 ml of triple sec
- 30 ml of blueberry juice
- 10 ml of lime juice
- Orange zest or slice of lime on the edge of the glass to decorate
For a sweet and sour cocktail to be enjoyed in no time, try ours Cosmopolitan mixed.
6. Espresso Martini
With its rich and sophisticated flavor, the Espresso Martini is one of the cocktail with coffee liqueur plus drunk at Christmas, so much so that the title of Favorite cocktail of the United Kingdom. The combination of coffee liqueur, espresso and vodka makes it the ideal cocktail to drink in company.
- 60 ml of vodka
- 15 ml of coffee liqueur
- 30 ml of just prepared espresso (alternatively, Cold Brew concentrated)
- Coffee beans to decorate
Do you prefer to relax with a good drink at home, quickly and easily? Try ours Espresso cocktail martini mixed, an energizing and enveloping classic prepared with Vodka Ketel One and Fair Cafe Liqueur.
7. Black Russian
THE Best Christmas liqueurs They are the ones who share, and with only two ingredients the Black Russian is very simple to prepare for many people. This cocktail combines vodka and Kahlúa, a coffee liqueur based on rum, sugar and Arabic coffee. Black Russian is also the basis of its famous successor ...
White Russian variant
Just add fresh cream to black Russian to get the White Russian, another Cocktail based on homemade Christmas liqueur. It can be quickly prepared to amaze their guests during a Christmas dinner or for an evening with friends during the holidays.
- 60 ml of vodka
- 30 ml of Kahlúa
- 1 drop of fresh cream (only for White Russian)
8. Nio cocktail brown gold
Nio Cocktails has a range of classic and exclusive cocktails, created by the Master Mixologist Patrick Pistolesi, owner of the Kong drink (the sixteenth best bar in the world according to Top Best Bars 2022). This exclusive of Pistolesi offers two liqueurs in a single glass. Bourbon, vanilla, coffee and sugar syrup are the key ingredients of this Cocktail ready to drink warm and enveloping.These were eight proposals to taste liqueurs in cocktails during the holidays. In addition to being excellent to drink, i Christmas liqueurs They are a perfect gift idea for the secret Santa Claus with friends, relatives or colleagues. Another way to share excellent holidays is to give the Gift Box Christmas Cocktail. Nio cocktails has a cocktail for every occasion and for every palate: what are you waiting for to share all your affection at Christmas with our proposals?