24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 1

So December is upon us and to celebrate, Drinks Enthusiast is offering the best of the best christmas cocktails out there, sourced from some exciting brands as well as throwing in some home-own creations.

Mulled Cosmopolitan

Day 1 – Mulled Cosmopolitan – Belvedere

A typical Belvedere twist. Baking spices and citrus oils add layers of warm notes onto this classic summer drink.

Glass –

Martini glass

Ingredients –

50ml Belvedere Citrus or Orange
25ml mulled cranberry juice*
15ml lemon juice
Dash premium triple sec

Method –

Shake all ingredients with cubed ice and garnish with a 3 clove studded orange twist.

*To Mull Cranberry Juice: simply warm 1 litre of Ocean Spray Cranberry juice with 5 drops of grapefruit bitters, 3 cinnamon sticks, 2 cloves and 4 orange twists. Allow to cool and serve. Will keep for 2-3 days if refrigerated.

Each day for the next 24 days their will be a different christmas cocktail added to the site, so sign yourself up to be the first to find out! Make sure you follow me on Twitter or Facebook for instant updates.

For the Belvedere site, click here to be directed to the links page

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