4 Christmas Drinks to Get You into the Holiday Spirit


There’s nothing better than curling up on the couch during the holiday season and sipping on a beverage while watching your favorite Christmas movies with your loved ones by your side. Or maybe you’re expecting guests during the holidays and you’re looking for a fun Christmas themed drink to serve which is sure to make everyone jolly.

We’ve got you covered! Time to ring in the holiday season with these Christmas inspired drinks! Keep reading to discover the ingredients and recipes of these classic Christmas drinks to ensure no one has an empty glass and everyone will be singing jingle bells before you know it. If you’re also looking for some food inspiration, check out the great Christmas canapes which can be served on the side of any of these drinks!

Buck’s Fizz

Buck’s Fizz is a great way to kick off a late breakfast or brunch on Christmas. It is like a mimosa, however with a little more champagne. It’s the holidays, treat yourself!

For this, all you need is two thirds chilled champagne and one third freshly squeezed orange juice in a champagne flute. Make sure to leave room for your other Christmas inspired drinks for the rest of the day!

If coffee is a staple in your morning ritual, check out our article on how to make coffee at home like a barista for some extra tips and tricks to boost your caffeine buzz for the holidays.

Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is the ultimate Christmas time drink. Who doesn’t enjoy a mulled wine while browsing Christmas markets? Time to bring the drink to your home and get cozy!

  • Good quality bottle of red wine
  • One cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 3 strips of lemon zest
  • 4 tablespoons of caster sugar
  • 2 star anise
  • Brandy

Simply combine all ingredients and allow the wine to simmer. Be careful here, do not allow the wine to bubble. Simmer on a low heat for 30 minutes, remove the additional ingredients and then serve the wine in some festive mugs. Add a splash of brandy if you want to give your mulled wine a little kick!

Christmas Punch

Christmas punch is great for when you have guests over during the holidays and want to get the party started with a fun Christmas flavored cocktail. This is a low stress cocktail which is sure to impress.

  • 1 liter of apple juice
  • Handful of frozen cranberries
  • 1 orange finely sliced
  • 2 limes
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary
  • 1 bottle of prosecco
  • 250 ml of gin

Start by adding in a large bag of ice to the punch bowl. Add in the juice of two limes and the remaining ingredients to the bowl and behold a festive drink which everyone can help themselves to!

Hot Toddy

Warm up after playing outside in the snow with this ultra-comforting hot toddy.

  • 1 shot measure of whiskey
  • Boiling water
  • Honey
  • 1 lemon slice
  • 3 cloves

Put the whiskey into a heatproof glass and top up with boiling water. Throw in a squeeze of honey and then add a slice of lemon studded with cloves. If you want to make it extra festive, add a cinnamon stick!

We hope you enjoyed this article and are feeling inspired with these festive drinks that will go down a treat. Before you get your cocktails all served up for your Christmas guests, make your table is ready for the party with these great ideas so you can set the table for any occasion.

Written by Megan Taylor
Megan is a beauty expert who is passionate about all things makeup and glam! Her love for makeup has brought her to become a beauty pro at Glamour Garden Cosmetics.