Christmas cocktail recipes

The Mince Pie cocktail

Looking for festive drink ideas and Christmas cocktail recipes? Check out these Christmas tipples from some of the South West’s leading mixologists

The Mince Pie

Sugar and spice and all things nice are the core elements of this Christmas cocktail recipe from Yohan Thuillier of The Alverton in Truro.

Spiced rum, Pedro Ximenez sherry and a shot of espresso lace this indulgent cocktail with the classic crowd-pleasing flavours of mince pies, making it the perfect Christmas Eve tipple.

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Festive Snogg

Festive Snogg

Up for a festive Snogg? This homemade advocaat recipe from the free-range fraternity at St Ewe Eggs is surprisingly simple to make at home. They’ve also shared two cocktail ideas, including the Snogg Snowball (pictured above).

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King's Pipe cocktail

King’s Pipe

Notes of cinnamon, chocolate and chestnut make this the kind of Christmas cocktail that calls to be sipped slowly by a crackling fire.

It’s the creation of Holly Bennetts, bar manager at The Greenbank in Falmouth. In King’s Pipe she’s created a smooth and smoky sip that’ll appeal to anyone whose regular order is a Negroni or an Old Fashioned.

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Devon Stormy cocktail

Devon Stormy

This Devon Stormy cocktail is treacherously easy to make – and drink. With notes of fiery ginger beer and a hint of buttery spiced rum, it’s a naturally festive tipple.

Need to stock up on rum? Check out our roundup of South West rums here.

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Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini

You can’t beat the classics and this Espresso Martini is testament to that. Easy to throw together and devilishly delicious every time, our must-try recipe stresses the importance of using a top-notch vodka – we like Black Cow’s Pure Milk Vodka for its creamy mouthfeel.

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