Looking to liven up your Christmas party? Mix it up this year with these tasty and easy-to-make festive cocktails from Berry Bros. & Rudd
Britain’s oldest wine and spirits merchant, Berry Bros. & Rudd has created a unique collection of festive cocktails to inspire consumers to try something different this Christmas. Created by the family-owned company’s in-house spirit experts, these cocktails are designed to be easy enough to make at home and delicious enough to want to try them all.
Fast and easy festive cocktails to make at home
MULLED RUM SOUR
50ml Penny Blue V.S.O.P.
25 ml sugar syrup (1.5-part sugar, 1- part hot water)
25 ml lemon juice
25 ml egg white
25ml cold mulled wine
Star anise (to garnish)
Add rum, sugar syrup, lemon juice and egg white to a cocktail shaker and shake over ice. Discard the ice, shake again and then strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh cubed ice. Complete by adding mulled wine and garnish with star anise.
25ml Penny Blue V.S.O.P.
25 ml honey syrup (1-part honey 1- part hot water)
25 ml lemon juice
Berry Bros. & Rudd Crémant de Limoux by Antech Rosemary sprig (to garnish)
Add rum, honey syrup and lemon juice to cocktail shaker and shake with ice, strain into chilled champagne coupe and top up with sparkling wine. Garnish with rosemary sprig.
THE KING’S FESTIVE SOUR
50ml The Kings Ginger Liqueur 10ml lemon juice
15ml cranberry juice
15ml egg white
Dash of Angostura bitters
Add The Kings Ginger, lemon juice, cranberry juice, Angostura bitters and egg white to cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain over cubed ice into a tumbler and serve with a mince pie on the side.
ST JAME’S YULETIDE MARTINEZ
50ml No.3 Gin
20ml The King’s Ginger 20ml Lustau Red Vermouth
Stir the ingredients with ice and strain into a Martini glass. Drop a cherry into the glass and finish with a twist of lemon.