Posh Poinsettia

New Years wouldn't be right without a bit of fizz, jazz up your flute with this cocktail full of festive flavour.

  1. Add 25ml De Kuyper Triple Sec to your glass.
  2. Add 50ml cranberry juice.
  3. Top up your flute with prosecco.

Hint: garnish with Christmas leftovers: cranberries or oranges, rosemary sprigs or bay leaves.

Hot Honey Old Fashioned

Set the new year on fire, with this sweet-spicy twist on a classic boozy Old Fashioned.

  1. Add 1tbsp hot honey, 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters and 2 dashes of Angostura Orange Bitters to a tumbler glass and stir well until the honey has incorporated.
  2. Add 60ml The Sexton Irish whiskey.
  3. Add ice cube and stir until the glass is cold.
  4. Squeeze an orange twist over the top, and drop in.
  5. Serve.

Hint: make sure that your chosen hot honey doesn't contain any vinegar. It won't be suitable for sweet applications such as this.

When Harry Met Sally Sidecar

We can imagine that this was Sally's tipple in that classic New Years Eve climax to Norah Ephron's romantic comedy.

  1. First prep your glass by dipping the rim in some lemon juice, and placing in sugar to frost the glass.
  2. Add 50ml Four Roses Bourbon, 25ml De Kuyper Triple Sec, the juice of half a lemon and a single dash of Angostura Orange Bitters to a cocktail shaker.
  3. Shake with ice until both hands feel cold, and serve straight up with an orange twist garnish.

Hint: chill your coupe glass in the freezer before serving.

Apple Pie Champagne

Sweeten your champers with the delectable Jack Daniel's Tennessee apple liqueur to celebrate like an American in Paris.

  1. Add 25ml Jack Daniel's Tennessee Apple to your coupe glass.
  2. Top with Champagne.
  3. Garnish with green apple slices.

Hint: leave this one for after you've had a couple, its super simple and is easily layered in the glass.

Happy New Years from all of us at The Whisky Shop!