These Christmas gin cocktails are a fantastic way to get into the holiday spirit! They're the perfect easy gin Christmas cocktails for any celebration. Whether it's a Christmas gin martini or a gin Christmas punch, a Christmas gin fizz or gin sour, these Christmas cocktail recipes are all you need to get the holiday party started -- or to unwind next to the Christmas tree after a long day of shopping!
If you're curious about where to start in your search for the best Christmas cocktails, look no further. These delicious drinks are perfect for you! And for more holiday cheer, check out my Mistletoe Margarita Recipe! Or if you're more into vodka Christmas cocktails, try my Peppermint Espresso Martini or my Creamy Espresso Martini with Baileys!
And if you prefer boozy desserts, you'll love my Rum Soaked Cake with Brown Butter Glaze or my Eggnog Bread Pudding with Brown Butter Rum Sauce! But for now, read on to explore these festive gin cocktails!
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Easy Gin Christmas Cocktails
Ginger Rickey (Gin and Ginger Beer Cocktail)
This Ginger Rickey recipe is a festive take on the classic Gin Rickey cocktail. And this tips on how to turn it into a crowd-friendly pitcher gin Christmas punch!
Cranberry Ginger Sunset Fizz
This Cranberry Ginger Sunset Fizz is refreshing and delicious! It’s made with fresh cranberries, gin, natural flavors of ginger, lime, and all the fizz! Sure to be one of your favorite Christmas drinks!
Sweet And Spicy Hibiscus Martini (Sorrel Martini)
If you’re looking for a zesty Caribbean Christmas gin martini that’s delicious but not too sweet, look no further than this Sorrel Martini!
Blackberry French 75 Cocktail
Infused with a flavorful homemade blackberry sauce, this bubbly French 75 is a super quick and easy Christmas gin cocktail recipe. It’s a fruity drink that doesn’t skimp on the booze and never fails to satisfy at Christmas time!
This aviation cocktail is the perfect drink for any occasion! Whether you’re celebrating a special event or just enjoying a night in with friends, this refreshing cocktail will have you feeling like you’re on top of the world.
Mistletoe Martini Cocktail
This Mistletoe Martini cocktail is the perfect festive drink for the Christmas season. With just a simple 3 ingredients, it's one of the best easy gin Christmas cocktails!
Christmas White Russian (With Gin
This Christmas White Russian with gin instead of vodka is the perfect holiday cocktail recipe. It is a fun and festive holiday cocktail that is guaranteed to get you in the yuletide spirit.
Pomegranate Rosemary Gin Fizz Cocktail
This Pomegranate Rosemary Gin Fizz Cocktail recipe is a refreshing drink impressive enough for the holidays but so delicious you will want it anytime of year!
This rosemary gimlet starts with the classic drink and gives it a holiday twist. Made with the regular gimlet ingredients: gin and lime juice, with the addition of rosemary simple syrup, it's so elegant for your next holiday party!
Hpnotiq and Cherry Heering Christmas Cocktail
Fun, fruity, and sporting a beautiful rich reddish hue, this Hpnotiq and Cherry Heering Christmas Cocktail is a delicious gin Christmas punch to serve up and enjoy during the holidays.
Learn how to make a simple and sophisticated champagne cocktail. A great way to celebrate Christmas, New Year’s Eve or any special occasion.
Cranberry Gin Cocktail
Want to take a gin and tonic and turn it into a easy gin Christmas cocktail? This Cranberry Gin Cocktail is a simple drink that's absolutely packed with holiday flavor. Plus, it has the perfect color scheme for Christmas celebrations!
Cranberry Vanilla Gin Spritzer
This refreshing winter drink combines cranberry, vanilla, and orange bitters and orange juice! The perfect Christmas cocktail for a holiday celebration!
Pomegranate and Blood Orange Gin Martini
This classic and fruity Christmas gin martini recipe is sweetened with a hint of blood orange and pomegranate juice. This is an upscale, yet secretly easy martini recipe that would be perfect for the winter or holiday season, but you can definitely drink it all year round!
Elderflower Gin & Tonic
This Elderflower Gin & Tonic is so refreshing and flavorful for the winter holidays!
Gilded Vanilla Pear Sparkler
This Gilded Vanilla Pear Sparkler is an opulent, gold infused winter cocktail that’s equal parts creamy, crisp and refreshing — and it couldn’t be easier to mix up at home!
This Vesper Martini is a great option whether you're a gin or a vodka lover! It's a classic martini that packs a punch any time of year!
Frosted Pine Gibson Martini
Frosted Pine Gibson Martini is a perfect winter Christmas cocktail recipe. Made with gin and earthy flavors, this delicious cocktail is great for a Christmas party. Use white luster dust for the swirly, white snow effect.
Grapefruit Gin Drink
This grapefruit gin cocktail drink is the perfect refreshing drink to sip during the winter months, when you need a pop of tart citrus to brighten up the grey days.
How to Drink Christmas Gin Cocktails
Any of these Christmas gin cocktails would be an amazing way to kick off a holiday party! To accompany Christmas dinner, Christmas gin fizz or punch would be a great idea since they're more refreshing. On the other hand, a Christmas gin martini or sour would be great as a pre-dinner cocktail or a nightcap. Either way, you can't go wrong!
Christmas Cocktails Equipment
Depending on which of these Christmas gin cocktails you choose, you'll most likely need a few tools: First, a cocktail shaker may be necessary for shaken drinks like a Christmas gin sour or gin fizz, whereas a mixing glass and a cocktail strainer are more appropriate for stirred drinks like a Christmas gin martini. I also recommend a jigger to help with measurements.
You'll also want to get the cocktail glasses that correspond to the holiday cocktails you're making. A rocks glass works well with a gin Christmas punch, garnished with a cinnamon stick or orange slice. On the other hand, a Christmas gin martini calls for stemmed cocktail glasses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Love it or hate it, eggnog is the #1 Christmas cocktail in the United States. Everyone has their own favorite, though! If you love eggnog or just want to try making it yourself, you've got to check out my Oat Milk Eggnog!
Many distilleries offer a variety of gin that carries Christmasy flavors like spices, orange, and frankincense and myrrh in addition to the flavor of juniper berries. Christmas gin cocktails made with a Christmas style gin are the ultimate in festive holiday spirit, and a great choice for any gin lover!
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