9 New Year's Eve cocktails you simply have to try

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9 New Year's Eve cocktails you simply have to try

Mont Blanc

"We love the Mont Blanc as a subtle alternative to the classic French 75. It’s tart and bubbly, with a touch of spiced pear liqueur. This drink is perfect for your New Year’s bash." -- M Loves M

See the recipe here

Sparkling Pomegranate Rum Punch

"A festive rum punch that can be made for 1 or 50! Made with Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum which pairs insanely well with fresh pomegranate juice and mint." -- Sequins at Breakfast 

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Pear & Rosemary Champagne Cocktail

"Your bart cart just got a whole lot better with this delicious pear & rosemary champagne cocktail! Get ready to celebrate something yummy with this treat!" -- Lauren Kelp

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​Bruleed Grapefruit and Gin Fizz 

"By combining the sugary-caramelization from bruleeing with the natural tartness of grapefruit and topping it all off with a dash of lime and a sprig of thyme you'll be toasting this season with the most perfect of sips. Cheers!" -- Waiting on Martha

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Cranberry Moscow Mule 

"Add a festive flair to your holiday season with Cranberry Moscow Mule and Ginger Sugared Cranberries." -- Girl in the Little Red Kitchen

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Le Fizz Cocktail

"The Le Fizz is light, refreshing and crisp. Typically, I like to put my own twist on a drink recipe and tweak them a bit. But, this one was pretty much perfect the way it was." -- Jelly Toast

See the recipe here

Blackberry Ombre Sparkler 

"Technically, these could be called Blackberry Mimosas…but Ombre Sparkler sounds so much more fun.  The ombre effect is super easy to achieve, and the sprig of rosemary is the perfect complement." -- The Cookie Rookie

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Sparkling Lemon Drop Martini 

"This Sparkling Lemon Drop Martini is much more than a shake and a stir! Fresh lemon juice, vodka and topped with sparkling water make this drink tart, sweet and easy to drink!" -- With Salt and Wit

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The Sidecar

"The Sidecar is another old classic drink. It relies on the acidity to play with the cognac (or in my case, brandy, since I’m not sure I’m ready to invest in cognac)." -- PDXFoodLove 

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New Year's Eve is just a few days away, and whether you're hitting the town or staying in for the night, you definitely need to have a cocktail in hand come midnight. If you want something a little more exciting than your traditional glass of champagne, we've got just the drink for you. Well, drinks, to be exact!

Click through above to see our favorite holiday cocktails to help you ring in the new year with style -- and don't worry, if you had your heart set on champagne, you better believe most of these are sparkling.

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