Three vodka based cocktails that’ll jingle your bells this festive season 2 years ago

Three vodka based cocktails that’ll jingle your bells this festive season

We just can't choose which one to make.

There's no doubt that going out for NYE is always exciting. Getting all dolled up, having a few predrinks and hitting the town ahead of the big countdown is a blast. But there's also a case to be made for hosting a small get together with your favourite gals for more of a chilled vibe.

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You save yourself the ordeal of rammed pubs, growing old while you wait to be served and not to mention the nightmare of trying to get a taxi home.

Each to their own, but whatever your plans tomorrow evening, we're sure you could do with a cocktail or two! So whether you're inviting a few round for predrinks or staying in for the night, we have three cocktail recipes courtesy of Absolut Vodka that will seriously elevate your hosting skills.

Three vodka based cocktails that’ll jingle your bells this festive season

Absolut Honey Highball

50ml Absolut Vodka

25ml Lime Juice

1 heaped bar spoon of honey or 20ml honey and water (mixed 1:1)

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Top with Kombucha or Ginger Ale

Pour all ingredients apart from the Kombucha or Ginger Ale into a shaker. Shake it and strain into a highball filled with ice cubes. Top with Kombucha or Ginger Ale. Garnish with two orange slices.

Three vodka based cocktails that’ll jingle your bells this festive season

Strawberry & Basil Vodka Soda

30ml Absolut Vodka

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100ml Soda

Lime Wedges

Pour Absolut Vodka into a highball glass, squeeze two lime wedges and discard. Add ice cubes and top with soda and garnish with sliced strawberries and basil sprig.

Three vodka based cocktails that’ll jingle your bells this festive season

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AbsolutLoveDrop

25ml Absolut Vodka

10ml Grenadine

15ml Lemon Juice

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Pour all ingredients into an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain into a shot glass. Garnish with a raspberry or chocolate-dipped strawberry.

Happy sipping gals! As always, please drink responsibly - we really don't want to wake up in 2019 chronically hungover!