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New Years Eve Cocktail Ideas

Be prepared for a lively night with these great cocktail ideas!

Pink Passion Cocktail
Set the party tone with this daring pink drink! Combine 2 oz. peach schnapps, 2 oz. Tequila Rose strawberry cream liqueur and two splashes of cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, pour into a martini glass and top with a splash of lemon-lime soda. Garnish with a twist of lemon for a complete look.

Cotton Candy Champagne
Let go of the past and toast to a sweet new start, starting with this cool cocktail! To make this clever concoction, fill glasses with a generous pinch of cotton candy and have a server tray ready for when the ball drops. At midnight, gather your guests around, pop pink champagne, pour and watch what happens! What a fun drink idea!

Chocolate Martini
Delight in this delectable martini that combines warm spirits with chocolate syrup. Start by drizzling chocolate syrup on the inside of a martini glass. Combine 1/2 oz. vanilla vodka, 1/2 oz. Kahlua, 1/2 oz. Irish cream liqueur, 1/2 oz. chocolate liqueur and 1/2 oz. half and half in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and serve in a festive glass with shaved chocolate pieces on top.

Blue Midnight Cocktail
Serve up a bright drink that's perfect for bringing in the New Year. Combine 2 oz. vodka, 1/4 oz. lemon juice, 1/2 oz. Hypnotic liqueur and 1 oz. white cranberry juice. Mix in a shaker with ice. Serve in champagne glasses garnished with lemon rind.

Classic Champagne Cocktail
When the ball is dropping, be ready for popping bottles! For an attractive display, serve the bubbly in flutes on a silver tray. To make the classic champagne cocktail, choose a bottle of champagne or sparkling wine of your choice. Cheers to the New Year!

Neon Glow Cocktail
At midnight, surprise everyone with a drink that glows in the dark! Fill each tumbler with one part pink lemonade from concentrate, 6 parts tonic water and 1 part gin or vodka. Turn out the lights and turn on a black light, and the quinine in the tonic water glows neon pink. To enhance the theme, serve with neon drink stirrers and hand out glow sticks when the clock strikes midnight!

A big part of celebrating the New Year is partying until the break of dawn! New Years is about letting go of the old and celebrating the new with friends and family. Have responsible fun with these cocktail ideas! They take a festive, new spin on classic New Years drinks.

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