New Year’s Eve is one of the most celebrated party nights of the year so why not try something festive for your holiday fete?
Countdown to midnight with these fabulous sparkling cocktails.
From floral to fruity, these drinks are sure to make a memorable impression on guests. Not to mention, they are a great way start off 2014.
1. Sparkling Raspberry Shooters
Nothing says its time to start the party quite like a shot. For an elegant presentation, rim the tiny glasses with sugar nonpareils to mimic frosty snow.
Recipe: Sparkling ICE Raspberry Shooters
2. Cranberry Champagne Cocktail
This gorgeous drink is from Maggie Battista at Eat Boutique. Homemade cranberry syrup makes this a perfectly festive libation to dazzle during the holidays.
Recipe: Cranberry Champagne Cocktail
3. Champagne Julep
A refreshing twist on a Southern favorite from The Five O'Clock Cocktail blog. Use the best Champagne and bourbon you can afford to optimum results.
Recipe: Champagne Julep
4. French 75
Gin lovers will have a blast sipping on this classic cocktail. The bright citrus flavors will be popular all year long.
Recipe: French 75
5. Violet Ombre Champagne Cocktail
A very simple cocktail from Eat Boutique -- with complex floral notes -- makes a stunning presentation.
Recipe: Violet Ombre Cocktail
6. Honey Saffron Ginger Cocktail
This is a beautiful cocktail from Eat Boutique with a golden honey glow. Guests will be intrigued by the complex layers from this custom syrup blend.
Recipe: Honey Saffron Ginger Cocktail
7. Black Raspberry Icicle
This drink is a fruity twist on a classic Manhattan with deliciously fizzy Sparkling ICE.
Recipe: Black Raspberry Icicle
8. Champagne Martini
An effervescent spin on a cocktail classic from The Five O'Clock Cocktail blog. Do not shake after champagne is poured.
Recipe: Champagne Martini
Las Vegas hotspot LAVO is famous for its upscale Italian cuisine and extensive cocktail menu. With passion fruit puree, this sweet sparkler is a tropical treat.
10. The Harvest Spritz
This earthy cocktail with herbaceous notes is a perfect way to celebrate winter.
Recipe: The Harvest Spritz
11. The Coupe DeVille
This pear infused libation from The Arlington Club is a delicious way to ring in the New Year.
Recipe: The Coupe DeVille
12. Wagering Whiskey Pop
This light drink will make a whiskey lover out of anyone. The bubbles are perfect for any festive occasion.
Recipe: Wagering Whiskey Pop
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