Your Quintessential Christmas Cocktail Serves

Three young women in black party dresses and silver paper hats, drinking cocktails

Impress your guests with the very best!

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner… it’s time to stock up on your favourite Christmas tipples and get ready for the celebrations.

To help you out, we’ve whipped up some sumptuous cocktails that are sure to wow your guests this festive season. These include some perfect pitchers so you can spend more time mingling and less time pouring! We’ll say cheers to that…

For The Spice Lovers

Christmas is all about sugar and spice and all things nice. So these delicious OPIHR Original Spiced Gin cocktails are sure to hit the spot…


Mug of Moon Milk Punch, surrounded by cinnamon stocks, pine cones and chocolate shavings


  • 50ml Opihr
  • 100ml dairy/non-dairy milk
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 20g dark chocolate

To Make:

Add all ingredients to a pan and heat to a simmer. Serve in your favourite mug and garnish with grated chocolate.

It can also be served cold, so why not make a big batch and share this delicious recipe with all of your family and friends.

OPIHR’S HOME FOR CHRISTMAS (lower alcohol content)

Tall glass with ice, pink drink and cranberries on stalk, bottle of Opihr gin behind


  • 20ml Opihr
  • 50ml ginger ale
  • 50ml cranberry juice

To Make:

Simply mix all of the ingredients in a highball over ice. Or multiply the ingredients by four and mix in a large jug with ice if you’re making this refreshing Christmas cocktail for a party.

OPIHR Oriental Spiced Gin is available in Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons & Waitrose, RRP £24.00.

For The Gin Fans

If your friends and family are an army of gin lovers, then these tasty, fruity cocktails are sure to be a hit!


Glass and pitcher of cocktails garnished with cucumber and berries


  • 50ml Greenall’s Wild Berry Gin
  • 25ml fresh lemon juice
  • 10ml Cointreau
  • 15ml simple syrup
  • 1 Thin slice ginger
  • 150ml ginger beer

To Make:

Gently press the ginger slice into the bottom of a large highball, hurricane or sling glass, pour over the other ingredients and stir. Garnish with ginger slices lemon, mint, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and cucumber.

This drink works really well as a sharing cocktail, simply multiply the ingredients by four, throw all the garnish and ginger into a large jug and squash. Add the liquid ingredients and ice and stir well. Serve over more ice in tumblers.

Greenall’s Wild Berry is available in Tesco, Sainsbury’s and ASDA, RRP £14.50.


Glass filled with crushed ice and purple drink, garnished with mint and berries


  • 50ml Greenall’s Blueberry Gin
  • 40ml pomegranate juice
  • 15ml lychee syrup
  • 20ml lime juice

To Make:

Build the ingredients and swizzle them into a rocks glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint and pomegranate seeds.

For entertaining a large group of friends, this cocktail also works great in a pitcher. Simply multiply the ingredients by four and add them all into a large jug with ice.

Greenall’s Blueberry is available exclusively in Tesco, RRP £14.50.

For The Espresso Martini Lovers

If you LOVE Espresso Martinis, then you’re guaranteed to love our new Peanut Butter flavoured festive twist on this popular classic. Introducing…


Creamy espresso martini cocktail in a wide champagne glass


  • 50ml Skinny Moo Peanut Butter
  • 50ml Vodka
  • 100ml Espresso

To Make:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker, shake over ice and strain into a chilled martini glass – voila, a Skinny Mootini coming right up!

Skinny Moo Peanut Butter cream liqueur is available exclusively at Tesco, RRP £12.50.

Sarah Proctor

I've worked on a variety of regional newspapers and national magazines. My Weekly and Your Best Ever Christmas are fantastic, warm-hearted brands with an amazing, talented team. I'm a sub-editor and particularly love working on cookery, fiction and advice pages - I feel I should know all the secrets of eternal life, health and happiness by now, but hey, we all need that regular reminder!