Top 5 Cocktails to Enjoy this Christmas!

 

The Ice Co have the drinks menu covered when it comes to hosting the best Christmas parties to end 2015 with a bang! We want the cocktail making to be the least of your worries, so follow these easy recipes and treat your guests to one of our top 5 cocktails to enjoy this Christmas!

It doesn’t matter if you are the driver, babysitter or just the only one being merry at the party, at least one of these recipe ideas is sure to give your guests that cheerful and Christmassy feeling!

Poinsettia Punch

This festive orange and cranberry flavoured punch is the perfect Christmas party piece. Mix it up before your guests arrive and leave on the table for them to indulge in.

poinsettia punchIngredients:

4 Handfuls of The Ice Co Party Ice

2 Whole Oranges

2 Handfuls of Frozen Cranberries

2 Measures of Cointreau Liqueur

Champagne/Sparkling Wine Top Up

 

Method: Cut both oranges into slices and freeze for 1 hour. Add the ice, fruit and Cointreau into a punch bowl. Stir and top up with Champagne and serve!

 

 

Twinkling Tinsel

Add some sparkle to Christmas with this easy to make cocktail recipe. With a bitter sweet tang, get your taste buds trembling with this lemon favourite!

twinkling tinselIngredients:

1 Handful of The Ice Co Ice Crush

2 Measures of Lemon Sorbet

Champagne/Sparkling Wine Top Up

 

Method: Add the ice into a champagne glass. Add in 3 mini scoops of lemon sorbet and top up with champagne and serve!

 

 

Christmapolitan

It’s your favourite Cosmo with a jolly good twist to it!

Christmapolitan

 

Ingredients:

1 Handful of The Ice Co Ice Crush

2 Measures of Vodka

1 Measure of Triple Sec

1 Measure of Lime Juice

1 Measure of Cranberry Juice

Orange Peel to Garnish

 

Method: Add the ice and all the other ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Decorate with an orange peel and serve!

 

Spiced Apple Cider Mocktail

What have been your favourite trending flavours of 2015? Spiced Apple is ours and this great tasting mocktail recipe is perfect for sweetening up the drivers and those that won’t be drinking the alcoholic versions this Christmas!

Spiced apple ciderIngredients:

1 Handful of The Ice Co Party Ice

1 Tablespoon of Brown Sugar

1 Cinnamon Stick

4 Measures of Alcohol Free Kopparberg Apple Cider

2 Tablespoons of Lemon Juice

Lemonade Top Up

Method: Moist the rim of the glass and turn in brown sugar. Add the cinnamon stick into a glass and pour in the alcohol free apple cider. Add in the ice, lemon juice and top up with lemonade. Garnish with a slice of apple and serve!

 

The Happy Elf

Bringing some Christmas cheer and fun to the Christmas party!

Happy elf cocktail

 

Ingredients:

1 Handful of The Ice Co Party Ice

2 Measures of Citrus Vodka

1 Measure of Melon Liqueur

1 Measure of White Cranberry Juice

 

Method: Add a drop of red food colouring to a teaspoon of sugar on a plate. Once the sugar is completely red, moist the rim of the glass and turn in the sugar. Next add the ice and all the other ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake well. Strain into a glass and serve!

 

 

We hope your Christmas is everything you want and more. Enjoy and don’t forget to pick up the ICE available from all major supermarkets! Like The Ice Co on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with all things ICE!

When it comes to storing your favourite cocktails, did you know there’s an app that you can download for free and is available to use whenever, wherever? Well it’s true… The Ice Co Cocktail Bar is available from the iTunes or Google Play app stores. Easy to follow cocktail recipes and with 100’s at the touch of a finger, The Ice Co have got your drinks menu covered to finish off 2015 in the best possible way!

Click the link to find out more and to download for FREE: www.theicecococktailbar.co.uk

 

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