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Ring In The New Year With These Festive Cocktails

Nicole Barylski

Rich Rosé + Blackberry + Basil. (Courtesy Photo)

Plan on staying in on New Year's Eve? Enjoy the end of 2018 and start of 2019 with these festive sips.

Rich Rosé + Blackberry + Basil:

Rey de Reyes. (Courtesy Photo)

 • 5-6 large Ice Cubes
 • Handful of Blackberries
 • 2-3 leaves of Basil
 • Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé Champagne

Directions: Place 5 ice cubes in a large wine glass, sprinkle in blackberries, top with Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé, and finish with fresh leaves of basil.

Rey de Reyes:

 • 1 part Ancho Reyes Verde
 • 1 part Ancho Reyes Original
 • 1 part fresh Lime Juice
 • Rich Simple Syrup (2:1 sugar:water)
 • Small pinch Salt
 • 1 dash Angostura

Directions: Combine ingredients and shake well. Double strain into a coupe glass.

Dramble. (Courtesy Photo)


 • 1 1/4 parts Drambuie
 • 3/4 part Hendrick's Gin
 • 1/2 part Lemon Juice
 • 1/2 part Crème de Mure
 • 2 tsp Cranberry-Orange Compote
 • 1 tsp Plain Greek Yogurt
 • Skewered Cranberries, for garnish
 • Lemon Twist, for garnish

Directions: Serve in Double rocks glass over pebble ice. Add all ingredients to a mixing tin with ice. Shake vigorously and double-strain over pebble ice.

Hudson Whiskey Spiced Apple Sour. (Courtesy Photo)

Hudson Whiskey Spiced Apple Sour:

 • 1 ½ parts Hudson Single Malt
 • 1 part apple cider
 • ½ part fresh lemon juice
 • ½ part simple syrup
 • Ginger beer to top
 • Apple Slice, for garnish
 • Dusting of Grated Nutmeg, for garnish

Directions: Build cocktail over ice in a tall Collins glass. Stir to combine. Garnish with thin apple slice and dusting of grated nutmeg.

Chai Tea Martini. (Courtesy Photo)

Chai Tea Martini:

 • 2 parts Reyka Vodka
 • 2 parts Chai Tea
 • 1 part Coconut Milk
 • 1/2 part Vanilla
 • Demerara Simple
 • Grown Cinnamon, for garnish

Directions: Combine all the ingredients into shaker with ice. Shake, strain and garnish.

Berry Toast. (Courtesy Photo)

Berry Toast: (Recipe courtesy of AriZona Beverages)

 • 4oz. AriZona Sparkling Water Lemon Lime
 • Splash of Cranberry Juice
 • Splash of Lime Juice

Directions: Pour over ice and garnish with lime and black raspberry.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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