Champagne is the perfect drink for the New Year’s party. It’s happy and bubbly and makes you tipsy after just a few sips (mostly because of the bubbles). Champagne is a classy drink. Think about it, have you ever seen anyone drinking champagne and not looking classy as hell? Probably not. Even if you’re wearing the grungiest outfit ever and your hair’s a mess, add a glass of champagne to it and suddenly you’re classy. And who doesn’t want to greet the New Year looking classy, right? You know what’s the only thing that’s better than champagne? Champagne cocktails. We found a bunch of champagne based cocktail recipes you could try this year. So put on your classiest outfit, smear on some red lipsticks, grab a glass of bubbly, and get ready for best New Year’s party ever.
1. New Year’s Eve Champagne Punch
If you like your cocktails sweet this champagne punch might just be the right thing for you. Made with pear juice, fresh or frozen berries, peaches and of course champagne, it’s a great way to celebrate New Year with a fruity twist.
2.Raspberry Chambord & Champagne Cocktail
This easy 3 ingredient drink is perfect for any party, including a New Year’s celebration. It’s pink, fruity and delicious.
3. Apple Cider Champagne Cocktail
This cocktail is very easy to make and you probably already have the ingredients in your cupboards. What the name of this cocktails doesn’t give away is that it’s made with a dash of brandy, to keep you warm during the holiday season.
4.Rosemary and Grapefruit Cocktail
This fancy looking cocktail is super easy to make and contains a dash of vodka, to keep you happy all the way into the New Year. It’s light and crisp and fresh, perfect for New Year’s brunch.
5. French 75
This is a classic. Combining gin with champagne and a lemon twist – you know you’re onto a winner.
6. Sparkling Pear and Cranberry Cocktail
This is one of Martha Stewart recommended cocktails, so you know it must be good. Plus, it’s only 4 ingredients, but it looks fabulous, doesn’t it?
7. Kumquat – Champagne Cocktail
This yummy champagne based cocktail might take a bit more preparations than the other ones, but it’s definitely worth it. Have you ever had a kumquat cocktail? Well, neither have your friends, so this is a great way to surprise them on New Year’s eve.
8. Strawberry Grapefruit Mimosa
Mimosa is probably the most well known champagne cocktail. It’s the first one that comes to mind when we think of champagne. Everybody claims they can make a mean Mimosa, but you haven’t had a great Mimosa if you haven’t tried this variation. It rocks!
9. Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktail
Combining your favourite childhood candy with champagne is absolute genius. It’s a drink and a dessert at the same time. And it looks like a beautiful pink cloud in a glass, who could possibly say no to that?
10. Full Moon Champagne Cocktail
This might look like a cute girly drink, but there’s a reason it’s called “full moon”. There’s enough alcohol in it to keep you merry and happy until midnight and well past then.