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5 Cocktails to Help You Ring in the New Year

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New Year’s Eve is known as a holiday for popping bottles of champagne, but that doesn’t mean you can’t ring in the new year with a cocktail in your hand instead.

If you’re looking for a little inspiration for how to end 2018, we’ve rounded up a handful of delicious options ranging from warm drinks to twists on that classic glass of bubbly.

Champagne Cocktail
Ring in the new year with a simple, yet extravagant Champagne cocktail

Ingredients:
4 oz.  Robert Moncuit Blanc de Blancs 
1 oz. Grey Goose Vodka
½ oz. Sauternes
¼ oz. St-Germain
1 grapefruit bitters soaked sugar cube

Directions: Blend all ingredients in a coupe glass. Add thin grapefruit twist and serve.


Cranberry Horseshoe Margarita
This cocktail celebrates one of the favorite winter fruits, cranberry, by highlighting it in the famous horseshoe margarita.

Ingredients:
2 parts Herradura Silver
1 part Lime Juice
¼ part Agave Nectar
½ part Cranberry Puree

Directions: Combine all the ingredients in a shaker, shake vigorously. Strain and serve on the rocks – in a rocks glass (same as Horseshoe Margarita). Garnish with salt half rim, lime, and cranberries.


Crown Royal Sparkling Vanilla Cider

Ingredients:
2 oz. CR Vanilla
2 oz. Apple cider
.5 oz. Lemon juice
Top up with Ginger beer

Directions: Shake everything but the ginger beer and then pour it into a highball glass. Top up with ginger beer and apple slices.


“The Grand Cocoa” by Grand Tavern at Angad Arts Hotel
A classic spiked-hot chocolate with a flavorful twist.

Ingredients:
1 oz. Bottled in Bond Whiskey
1 oz. Yellow Chartreuse
¼ oz. Cinnamon Demerara
1 oz. Dark Chocolate Syrup
1 drop of Curry Bitters
1 teaspoon of Tomato Powder

Directions: In an irish coffee mug, combine all the ingredients except for the tomato powder and top with hot water, mix until all is dissolved and combined. Garnish with a boozy marshmallow and tomato dust.


Moët J’Adore Le Pop

Ingredients:
4.5 oz. Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut
2 – 3 drops of pomegranate juice

Directions: Garnish with fresh raspberries and a strawberry Pop Rocks candy rim.


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