So, you have invited many people around yours for a Christmas get-together, have promised the world and now have to learn how to make ‘the best cocktails in the world’. Made up of a team of amazing mixologists, we at Urban Spirit are here to help; below detailing the best Christmas cocktail hacks that anyone can take inspiration form.
Make in advance
Cocktails make for messy business, often requiring many different drinks, equipment, garnishes and glassware. This is why it may be an idea to make up your mixtures in advance, giving you all the time in the world to be the hostess with the mostest!
Stock up with the staples
Though you will get requests for the most outlandish of drinks, most Christmas drinks want two things from their cocktail; taste and alcoholic content! This is why it may be advisable to stock up on the staple cocktail sprits, with the following featuring in most of the classic recipes:
By basing the drinks you serve around the above spirits, you will be sure to see every drop drunk and most importantly; enjoyed.
All the gear
If you want to ensure your Christmas bash is one to remember, then be sure that you have all the gear to get the cocktail party started. Whilst professional mixologists will have a whole kit of bits and bobs, below we have listed what we regard as a cocktail-making starter pack.
- Strainer (if not built into your shaker)
- Muddler (a must-have for Mojitos)
- Cocktail Shaker
- Bar Spoon
- Jigger (for measuring)
Want to add a touch of extravagance to your upcoming cocktail party? Why not go all out and hire a mobile cocktail bar through Urban Spirit. With a variety of solutions to suit all budgets, have faith that we can turn your Christmas event from memorable to unforgettable!