The best cocktails for your office party
With the festive season just around the corner, office managers and HR departments all over the country are frantically planning their seasonal office party. Planning a party that’s actually held at your office, is no mean feat. In order to make this a night to remember there will need to be careful planning to provide suitable entertainment, food, and of course drinks.
Beer and wine are staples for any good party, but why not add a couple of simple cocktails to your drinks menu to make the night really special! Making these doesn’t need to be difficult, there are a number of delicious cocktails that can be made in any kitchen that will impress your colleagues and add a touch of class to your evening.
To help choose the right drinks for your office party, we’ve put together our favourite Christmas cocktails. All of these drinks can be made in any typical office kitchen, and the ingredients can be found in your local supermarket.
What you’ll need (per drink):
- 50 ml vodka
- 20 ml coffee liqueur
- 30 ml fresh cream
Add the coffee liqueur and vodka to a glass with ice then add the fresh cream and stir gently.
Vodka and Cranberry Flush
What you’ll need (to make 12 drinks):
- 200 ml vodka
- 600 ml cranberry juice
- 200 ml Cointreau
- 400 ml orange juice
- Lime peel strips
- Crushed ice
Add the vodka and Cointreau to a jug and mix well then pour in the orange and cranberry juice. Fill 12 glasses with crushed ice and pour the drink onto the ice with the lime peel. If you don’t have time to peel the lime then just used chopped lime instead.
Majestic Sunset (non-alcoholic)
What’ll you’ll need (per drink):
- 30 ml orange juice
- 30 ml cranberry juice
- 70 ml fizzy water
Simply mix the juices then add the fizzy water and serve with ice.
- What you’ll need (per drink):
- One cup of strong black coffee
- One tsp sugar
- 50 ml whisky
- One small carton of double cream
Fill a wine glass halfway with coffee, then add the sugar, stir well and then add the whisky. Slowly pour the cream so that it floats on top of liquid.
All of these drinks are simple to make and will add a touch of sophistication to your Christmas party, guaranteeing an extra special night for you and your colleagues. Let us know what you’re planning for your Christmas party by leaving a comment below.