3 holiday cocktails your party guests will love

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3 Holiday Cocktails Your Party Guests Will Love

Holiday parties are the perfect time for festive drinks, but we often stick to the same-old same-old because we worry that holiday-themed drinks will be more work to make. Luckily, that's not the case at all! Some Christmas-y cocktails are easier to make than you might imagine -- think only three ingredients and a little stirring, how simple is that? Check out three fun drink recipes below and try them out for your upcoming holiday party -- they each only require a few ingredients and are super fast and convenient to make!

Cold Mulled Wine
3 oz Dry red Wine
0.75 oz Cinnamon Syrup
0.5 oz Lemon Juice

Build in a wine glass and add ice. Stir and garnish with an Orange Slice and Cinnamon Stick.


Winter Gin Gimlet
2 oz Chamomile infused Gin (take 2 tea bags and let sit in 1 bottle for 30 minutes. Strain. Refrigerate)
0.75 oz Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Honey Syrup (equal parts honey and water)

Shake with ice, Strain into a glass and garnish with a lemon wheel.


Hard Egg Nog
4 oz Egg Nog
0.5 oz Bourbon (or Rum!)
2 oz Stout Beer like Lion Stout or Guiness

Build in a glass and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.

Related: Check out these Brooklyn light displays for some more holiday inspiration:
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3 holiday cocktails your party guests will love
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments are viewed outside of a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 15: Christmas lights and other ornaments decorate a home on December 15, 2015 in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brooklyn, one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse areas in the nation, hosts numerous neighborhoods where Christmas tree lights have become a significant attraction with hundreds of cars and pedestrians arriving daily to view the homes. The Dyker Heights neighborhood has become the most popular area for Christmas lights viewing. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 05: Atmosphere of the homes in Dyker Heights Brooklyn Christmas Houses & Lights 2015 on December 5, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
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