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Christmas cocktails sorted: Everything you need for the perfect festive tipple

It’s the perfect time to catch up with an Absolut cocktail.

IT’S NOT EVERY day we get to see our extended family and friends. People’s lives are busy – but we’re firm believers in the idea that Christmas is the perfect time to gather round, get the feet up and indulge in some good old-fashion catch ups.

Of course, catching up without a cocktail seems like a waste of time! So, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite festive tipples of the season that are sure to impress your guests and guaranteed to give you a giddy glow this time of year. 

Check out our festive favourites below and be sure to head to AbsolutDrinks.com for more info on how to mix things up this season. 

Vanilla Espresso Martini 

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  • Ice Cubes
  • 40 ml Absolut Vanilia
  • 25 ml Espresso
  • 25 ml Kahlúa
  • 1 Whole Vanilla Pod
  • 2 Whole Coffee Beans

Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a vanilla pod and two coffee beans.


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  • Ice Cubes
  • 45 ml Absolut Vodka
  • 90 ml Cranberry Juice
  • 10 ml Lime Juice
  • Lemon-lime Soda
  • 1 Sprig Mint Leaf
  • 1 Sprig Red Currant

Fill a rocks glass with ice cubes. Add Absolut Vodka, cranberry juice and lime juice. Top up with lemon-lime soda. Garnish with mint leaf and red currant.

Passion Star Martini 

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  • 45 ml Absolut Vanilia
  • 25 ml Passion Fruit Purée
  • 15 ml Vanilla Syrup
  • 1 Slice Pineapple
  • 1 Half Passion Fruit

Muddle one slice of pineapple in a shaker. Add Absolut Vanilla, passion fruit pulp from half a passion fruit, vanilla syrup and passion fruit purée. Shake and double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with 1/2 passion fruit floating. Serve accompanied with a shot of Champagne.

Holiday Mule 

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  • Ice Cubes
  • 45 ml Absolut Vodka
  • 40 ml Cider
  • 40 ml Ginger Beer
  • 10 ml Lemon Juice
  • Cinnamon Cane

Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Garnish with cinnamon cane and enjoy!

Check out Absolutdrinks.com for more festive fun-filled cocktails ideas.

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