Cocktails to warm you up this winter

We love a tipple over the festive months, after all we are called Revelry Spirits – and what’s more Revelry than the winter months full of parties, gatherings and festive fun.

So, whether you’re hosting a party or having a cosy night in we’ve got four cocktails to warm the tastebuds.

Campfire Espresso Martini

Picture this: you’re surrounded by trees on a dark winter night, toasting marshmallows on an open fire… oh wait you’re just taking a sip of this campfire espresso martini!

What you’ll need: 45ml Revelry Premium Vodka, 45ml espresso, 15ml Kahlua, 30ml marshmallow syrup, ice, wooden skewers, marshmallows

  1. Add your Revelry Premium Vodka, espresso, Kahlua and marshmallow syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake to mi
  2. Strain the mixture into a glass of your choosing.
  3. Position your marshmallows on a slightly wet skewer and char with a blow torch, then balance over the top of the glass to garnish.

Winter Negroni

This one is a party favourite, guaranteed to wow your guests with a little extra effort.

What you’ll need: 30ml Revelry Signature Gin, 30ml red vermouth, 30ml Campari, 1tbs juniper berries, 1 fresh orange, 10g caster sugar, ice, dry orange slice

  1. Squeeze the juice from your fresh orange and set aside.
  2. On a medium-low heat, add your juniper berries, orange juice and caster sugar to a saucepan and simmer until thickened to a syrup like texture.
  3. Mix your Revelry Signature Gin, red vermouth and Campari in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  4. Add ice to your glass of choice, pour over the cocktail shaker mix, top with your warm syrup and a dry orange slice to finish.

Black Russian

Are you a lover of a strong cocktail? This one’s simple yet effective, perfect for those chilly nights.

What you’ll need: 60ml Revelry Premium Vodka, 30ml Kahlua

  1. Combine your Revelry Premium Vodka and Kahlua in a cocktail shaker with ice and stir well.
  2. Place fresh ice into a glass of your choosing and strain the mixture into the glass.

Gin infused hot chocolate

And last but certainly not least, a naughty take on a classic hot chocolate.

What you’ll need: 25ml Revelry Signature Gin, 150ml semi-skimmed milk, 10g caster sugar, 25g dark chocolate, vanilla extract, whipped cream, marshmallows

  1. Finely chop your dark chocolate and set aside.
  2. Add your dark chocolate and semi-skimmed milk to a saucepan on a low heat, slowly stirring to combine.
  3. Once combined, whisk in your caster sugar and vanilla extract to the saucepan mix.
  4. Finally, add your Revelry Signature Gin to the saucepan mixture, slowly stirring.
  5. Now to assemble! Pour the warm saucepan mix into a large mug, top with whipped cream and marshmallows for full indulgence.

Giving one of these winter cocktails a go? Don’t forget to take a photo of your creations and tag us on social!