11 New Year's Eve Cocktail Recipes for a Festive Ringing-In

Whichever liquor you like—champagne or bourbon, tequila or rum—we've got fun, festive cocktail recipes for you to ring in the New Year.
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Tangerine Sparkler

Tangerine Sparkler

What would New Year's Eve be without a champagne cocktail? Don't forget the sparkler garnish for extra cheer!

Try our Tangerine Sparkler

Lavender Royale Cocktail

Lavender Royale Cocktail

The secret ingredient in the syrup that makes this cocktail pretty in pink? A purple carrot! It's mixed with lavender, lemongrass, and sugar for a sweet, aromatic taste.

Try Geoffrey Zakarian's Lavender Royale Cocktail

Applejack Old Fashioned

Applejack Old-Fashioned

Maybe bubbly isn't your thing. That's okay, we've got you covered! Try a traditional Old Fashioned with an Applejack twist.

Try our Applejack Old Fashioned

Prosecco-Berry Sparkler

Prosecco-Berry Sparkler

This beautiful drink is simple to make, and yet easily one of the most elegant-looking to carry around.

Try our Prosecco-Berry Sparkler

Rum-Spiked Ginger Beer Cocktails

Rum-Spiked Ginger Beer Cocktails

Dark 'n Stormy meets Moscow Mule in this delicious rum-lime-ginger beer cocktail.

Try our Rum-Spiked Ginger Beer Cocktails

Blueberry-Rosemary Fizz

blueberry rosemary fizz

You don't need alcohol to have a delish drink this New Year's. This mocktail is refreshing and easy to make.

Try our Blueberry-Rosemary Fizz 

Blood Orange Tequila Sunrise

Blood Orange Tequila Sunrise

'Tis the season for blood oranges! Take advantage of the few months this tart fruit is ripe. Use blood orange juice instead of grenadine to winterize your tequila sunrise.

Try our Blood Orange Tequila Sunrise

Champagne Sidecar

champagne sidecar

You'd be surprised how many traditional cocktails taste even better with a little bubbly!

Try Ariel Arce's Champagne Sidecar

Green Sake Martini

green sake martini

Get started on your New Year's health goals right when the midnight strikes twelve with this healthy green cocktail.

Try our Green Sake Martini

The Panettone

The Panettone

This cocktail has a citrusy, sweet taste, resembling that of the traditional Italian dessert bread. In our opinion, this drink tops dessert, though.

Try our Panettone

Mint Julep Hot Toddy

Mint Julep Hot Toddy

If you're spending New Year's getting cozy by the fire, this is the drink for you.

Try our Mint Julep Hot Toddy