I'm doing drinks for my girlfriend and me tonight for New Year's. I want something sweet that's different and will make me say 'Wow!'

Cocktail Colin says:

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I've found the perfect sweet and impressive cocktail for your New Year's celebration. It's a delightful mix of cranberry juice, white rum, and a hint of Frangelico. This cocktail has a rating of 3.74/5 and is sure to make you say "wow"! Enjoy!
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New Year's

You asked: sweet New Year's cocktails to impress. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Christmas candy

Was playing around with my advocaat, and this was my fantastic result.

Cream (60ml), Vodka (60ml), Advocaat (20ml), Chocolate Ice Cream (4 tablespoons), Cinnamon (Teaspoon)

5 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Sweet Captain

For when you're out of Gosling's Black Seal, or when you feel that your variation of Dark'n'Stormy is missing just...

Grenadine (15ml), Black rum (45ml), Ginger Beer (120ml)

3 ingredients
3.98 / 5

Leap Year

A cocktail from the Savoy book, originally made to celebrate the leap year on February 29th 1928.

Orange liqueur (15ml), Lemon Juice (7.5ml), Dry gin (30ml), Red vermouth (15ml), Gin (15ml)

5 ingredients
3.9 / 5

Naughty Sorceress

The Naughty Sorceress cocktail is a sweet and bubbly concoction that combines the clear, smooth taste of vodka with the...

Vodka (30ml), Peach Schnapps (30ml), Cola (60ml), Champagne / prosecco (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.88 / 5

Sweet Red Kisses

Sweet Red Kisses is a vibrant and tantalizing cocktail known for its luscious crimson hue and a delightful balance of...

Vodka (60ml), Cranberry Juice (Top Up), Grenadine (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.78 / 5

Sweet Pink

The Sweet Pink cocktail is a fruity and nutty concoction that combines the tartness of cranberry juice with the smoothness...

Cranberry Juice (60ml), White rum (60ml), Lemon (Dash), Frangelico (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.74 / 5

Newfy Twister

The Newfy Twister is a fruit-forward cocktail that combines the warmth of whiskey with the tropical notes of passion fruit...

Whiskey (90ml), Passion fruit Juice (120ml), Mango Juice (120ml)

3 ingredients
3.57 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What makes a cocktail suitable for a New Year's celebration?

A New Year's cocktail often has a festive flavor and appearance, featuring ingredients like sparkling wine or bright, seasonal fruits to make the celebration special.

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How can I make a cocktail extra special for New Year's?

Adding a festive garnish, using high-quality ingredients, and serving in elegant glassware can make your cocktail extra special. Consider adding a touch of edible glitter or a metallic straw for a celebratory feel.

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What are some tips for balancing sweetness in cocktails?

To balance sweetness, you can add a bit of citrus juice (like lemon or lime) or bitters. Adjusting the ratios of ingredients to suit personal preference can also help achieve the perfect balance.

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Can I make a non-alcoholic version of these New Year's cocktails?

Yes, you can create non-alcoholic versions by substituting the alcoholic components with flavored syrups, juices, or sparkling water. Ensure the replacements complement the original flavors to maintain the intended taste.

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What are some classic garnishes for New Year's cocktails?

Classic garnishes include citrus twists, maraschino cherries, fruit slices, or even sugared rims. These elements can add a touch of elegance and enhance the flavor profile.

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