10 New Year's Eve Drinks That Take Champagne to the Next Level
What better way to celebrate the nearing new year than bubbles? This list of New Year's Eve drinks will convince you to stay in instead of a night on the town. Channel your inner mixologist and gather a bunch of good friends! Then pick a few of these tasty champagne cocktails to sip on while the clock ticks the minutes until midnight.
Choose from classic cocktails like "the" Champagne cocktail and French 75, or unique spins like the Champagne mojito and sparkling rosé punch. Ever tried a champagne and beer cocktail? We've got that too. Keep reading for the best ways to take champagne to the next level!
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Just a few simple adders to champagne makes it "the" classic Champagne cocktail. Adding a sugar cube makes a fountain of bubbles that positively sparkles! (via A Couple Cooks)
Here's the perfect sweet tart champagne cocktail, accessorized with pomegranate and orange juice! Drink it at your New Year's Eve celebration, or it doubles as a brunch drink like a mimosa. (via Grandbaby Cakes)
This cocktail shimmers...with real gold! There's edible gold luster dust in this one, along with St. Germain, vodka, and of course: champagne. (via The Flavor Bender)
How festive is this ombre sparkler? Pour in a layer of homemade blackberry syrup, then top with champagne. (via The Cookie Rookie)
Don't to use stuffy stemware? This laid-back mojito uses mint, lime, rum, and Cava: Spanish sparkling wine. (via Foodie Crush)
Even better than champagne: how about sparkling rose? Make a big punchbowl with St. Germain and homemade ginger syrup. (via A Cozy Kitchen)
These apple cider cocktails set off the champagne with the sweetness of apple cider, and swirl in brandy for a little kick! Don't forget the cinnamon sugar rim. (via Well Plated)
The French 75 will have you New Year's Eve ready in no time! Gin, lemon juice, and a little simple syrup combine with the bubbly to make a refreshingly balanced drink. (via Gimmesome Oven)
The black velvet cocktail combines champagne with an unlikely partner...beer! Yes, pair Guinness or another stout beer with bubbly and creme de cassis for a truly unique (and tasty!) New Year's Even drink. (via Salt & Wind)
Also called a Poinsettia, this vibrant champagne cocktail is sweet tart and perfect for toasting! It features cranberry juice, Cointreau, and champagne. Garnish with cranberries and settle in for a cozy evening. (via A Couple Cooks)