30 New Years Eve Drinks & Cocktails

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Here are the best New Years Eve drinks and cocktails to ring in the year! Try everything from champagne cocktails to cozy brunch drinks.

Ready to ring in the New Year? New Years Eve is the perfect time to celebrate with a signature drink! There are lots of options for classy cocktails: whether you love sparkling wine or want something a little more outside the box. And don’t forget about New Years Day: there are lots of great brunch cocktails for enjoying the morning after.

Here are all the best New Years Eve drinks and cocktails to try! Try the classic champagne cocktail as a New Years Eve drink, or a round of Bloody Mary’s or mimosas for cozy New Years cocktail for brunch. And we’ve got just about everything in between. Let’s get mixing!

And now…the best New Years Eve drinks and cocktails!

A few more drink options

Need a few more ideas? Here are a few more unique champagne cocktails that are a little outside the box…but still perfect for the New Year:

Want recipes too? Try our 20 New Years Eve Recipes, from shrimp cocktail to black eyed pea dip.


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The Champagne Cocktail is a classic drink that’s festive and elegant: the perfect for New Years drink! The sugar cube makes it sparkle.

  • 1 sugar cube
  • 5 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Squeezed lemon peel
  • 5 ounces champagne (10 tablespoons)
  • For the garnish: Lemon twist

  1. Make the lemon twist garnish, if using.
  2. Add a sugar cube to bottom of a champagne flute. Add 5 dashes of bitters to the sugar cube. Use a vegetable peeler to peel off a small strip of lemon skin. Squeeze the lemon skin into the flute to release the oils.
  3. Fill the glass with champagne and serve immediately: watch how the sugar cube makes the bubbles sparkle! Garnish with a lemon twist if desired.

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Poured
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

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