New Year's Eve Cocktails

Champagne cocktails, hot buttered rum, mulled wine, cranberry, pomegranate, and eggnog drinks. Find your signature cocktail for the new year.

Staff Picks

Annex Theater Champagne Cocktail

Rating: 4.5 stars 20
Three simple ingredients: Champagne, sugar and Angostura bitters add up to an elegant and refreshing sipper.

Joan's Pomegranate Martini

Rating: 4 stars 5
This version features citron vodka, orange liqueur, and pomegranate juice.


Rating: 5 stars 312
This hot spiced red wine is a classic holiday drink that warms and soothes.

The Champagne Cocktail

Rating: 3.5 stars 4
With a little pear brandy and a bit of fruit compote, this makes a great pre-dinner cocktail. Serve it in a tall champagne flute.

Hot Buttered Rum Batter

Rating: 4.5 stars 425
Add rum and boiling water to this frozen mix for a classic holiday cocktail.

Champagne Punch III

Rating: 4.5 stars 264
Fruity, but not too sweet. I've added more club soda to make it a little lighter. All ingredients can be adjusted to your own personal taste. Keep the punch cool with ice cubes or an ice ring.

Hot Spiked Cider

Rating: 4.5 stars 159
Perfect for fall or holiday gatherings to warm you up from the inside out!

New Year's Champagne Punch

Rating: 4.5 stars 63
A very pleasing alcoholic punch to start a party going. It is colorful and tastes delicious.

Cozy Mulled Wine

Rating: 4.5 stars 26
Feel all warm and fuzzy this festive season with this satisfying mulled red wine that's quick and easy to make. Ladle into glass or mug, trying not to get the seasonings in it, and drink up!

Saints and Strangers Cocktail

Rating: 5 stars 2
This cocktail is crisp and elegant, with deep, earthy notes and a ruby color.

Inspiration and Ideas

22 Bubbly Champagne Cocktails for Toasting the Holidays
Champagne adds a lightness and distinct taste to a variety of drinks, whether it's a mixed cocktail or boozy slushie.
Peppermint Eggnog Punch
Rating: Unrated 40
"I make a batch without rum because the kids enjoy it, too!" – NJMOM
Pumpkin Spice Martini
Rating: 4.5 stars 64

Ice-cold vanilla vodka, Irish cream, and pumpkin-flavored liqueur cocktail.