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5 Of The Best Drinks For New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration across the world. People from all over come together after the festive period to welcome in the new year and drink to what lies ahead. It’s a night for extravagance and your drink should be no exception!

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Read on to check out some of the best drinks you can indulge in this New Year’s Eve.

Sidecar

The classic Sidecar is made up of cognac, lemon juice and triple sec. Sweet and boozy, this cocktail’s brandy bite is sure to kick off your New Year right. No one is exactly sure when the Sidecar was created, but sources have traced it back to London or Paris following the First World War.

Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned screams old school glamour and is made up of bourbon or rye whiskey, bitters, sugar and ice muddled to taste with an orange zest. First made in the 1800’s this classic cocktail is one of the world’s best and the recipe can be adapted with a variety of spirits - so put on your best Don Draper suit and circle your glass to the New Year!

Mai Tai

Mix white rum, fresh lime juice, orange curaçao, sugar and dark rum to create a totally tropical party cocktail. There are as many as eleven different recipes for the cocktail which rose to popularity in the 1950-60’s. Maita'i" is the Tahitian word for "good"; but is often spelled as two words.

French 75

Spice up your champagne flute with this old favourite. Created around 1915, this cocktail is made with your choice of cognac or gin, sugar, lemon juice and champagne. The mix of spirits and champagne will surely see you into the New Year with bubbles!

Tom Collins

Classic and timeless, the Tom Collins is a great choice for any event. Make the cocktail by mixing gin, lemon juice, sugar and carbonated water shaken over ice, before garnishing with cherry and orange.

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