Drink Recipes for the Festive Season
Everyone loves to have fun and celebrate this special occasion - its the season for Xmas parties. Types of liquor contained in alcoholic recipes for Xmas parties might include gin, vodka, brandy, rum, wine, whisky, champagne and many more. The most popular alcoholic drink recipes for Xmas parties are unusual cocktails or hot toddies. Brighten up the festive season by serving fun drink recipes which feature an exotic and colorful presentation accompanied by tropical fruits, crushed ice, umbrellas, sparklers and paper flowers. So have some festive fun and celebrate with some of these great festive party drink recipes!
Frozen Drink Recipes
Frozen mixed drink recipes and Mocktails can be made using a variety of different methods:
Ice cubes or crushed ice are an essential ingredient for frozen mixed drink recipes and Mocktails - To make crushed ice just place your ice cubes in a plastic bag and crush the ice with a heavy object
Frozen fruit can often be used when making a frozen drink recipes or Mocktails
Frozen Ice cream is a great ingredient for making frozen mixed drink recipes and Mocktails
Ensure all fruit juices and mixers are fully chilled before adding to Alcoholic drinks and Mocktails
Calories in Festive Drink Recipes
The calorie count in Drink Recipes and the nutrition value is clearly dependent on the ingredients and quantities consumed. However, a good guide to the the calories in Festive Drink Recipes are as follows:
- Calorie count in 1oz Gin = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Gin
- Calorie count in 1oz Vodka = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Vodka
- Calorie count in 1oz Brandy = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Brandy
- Calorie count in 1oz Rum = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Rum
- Cholesterol = None
- Saturated fat = None
- Sodium content = Very Low
- Sugar content = None
Low calorie Festive Drink Recipes and the nutrition value must take into account the calorie count in the alcohol. To create low calorie traditional Drink Recipes replace any mixers with fresh fruit juice, low calorie soft drinks and omit any sugar or syrup.
Most Popular Ingredients of Festive Drink Recipes
The most popular ingredients for traditional and fun festive drink recipes are brandy, rum, gin and vodka.
RUM: Rum is made in a variety of countries in a clear (white) or dark color but is especially associated with the Caribbean. Captain Morgan, Malibu ( Coconut ), Bacardi, Cruzan, Tortuga, Parrot Bay, Appleton, Bundaberg, Pussers, Havana Club, Myers and Don Q are some of the most famous and popular rum Brand names used in traditional drink recipes
GIN: Some of the most famous and popular gin types brands used in mixed drink recipes are Tanqueray Gin, Hendricks Gin, Gordons Gin, Beefeater Gin, Plymouth Gin, Bombay Sapphire Gin
BRANDY: Some of the most famous and popular Brand names for brandy used in traditional drink recipes are Cognac, Armagnac, Grappa, Ouzo, Metaxa and Calvados are all different types of Brandy
VODKA: Enjoy making Most Popular Vodka Recipes! Some of the most famous and popular Brand names for Vodka used in traditional drink recipes are Absolut aka Absolute, Smirnoff, Grey Goose aka Gray Goose, Skyy aka Sky, Bong, Belvedere, and Finlandia. The most famous vodkas are Russian , Ukrainian , Finnish , Swedish , Polish , USA , Canadian, French and British.
Free Christmas Drink Recipes
These free traditional Drink Recipes and Mocktails are suitable for:
- Festive Fun Parties
- Traditional Drinks at your home bar
The list of free Xmas Drink Recipes detailed above contain the contents by ingredients. Exercise your bartending skills, use decorations and unusual drinking glasses and drink coasters to become the bartender of your own personal bar which serves Xmas Drink Recipes!