Can anyone suggest a festive cocktail for New Year's Eve?

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TobiT January 2, 2015
I know this is too late, but maybe for theme to special occasion... On NYE I made up a champagne cocktail that was a surprising hit:
Put a cube of Demerara sugar in the bottom of a champagne flute
Cover it (plus a splash more) with Snap liqueur
Top it off with a nice dry champagne or champagne-style bubbly.
Enjoy!
PS Snap is a spiced ginger liqueur - recently picked up a bottle on a whim
I think I will call this drink the Snap 15!
 
hardlikearmour December 30, 2014
Passion Fruit Bellini: http://www.oregonlive.com/foodday/index.ssf/2008/06/recipe_detail.html?id=9526
 
Chef L. December 30, 2014
The Food52 main site has a sub-heading, "What's on our table". Look under "Cocktails". Loads of festive concoctions! Bourbon, Orange and Ginger won the most recent contest for cocktails.
 
kimhw December 29, 2014
I like simple and classic. Straight sparkles or Bellinis.
 
Emily N. December 29, 2014
I just posted this recipe for a Cranberry Gin Smash on my blog: http://www.hungryinlove.com/blog/2014/12/23/cranberry-gin-smash

If you're not a gin drinker, vodka could easily stand in. Super easy but the rosemary sprigs speared with cranberry make it very festive. And bringing the garnish to your nose each time you take a sip is just glorious!
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sexyLAMBCHOPx December 29, 2014
French Martini - Chambord, OJ & Vodka or make it a French Champagne cocktail - champagne, Chambord & splash of OJ.
 
sydney December 29, 2014
I'm not a cocktail drinker but I love this from Seattle's Toulouse Petit restaurant: White or rosado Cava (inexpensive, high-quality Spanish sparkler), real orange juice and Grand Marnier. Just typing it out makes me want one.
 
Ian H. December 29, 2014
French 75
2 parts gin 1 part simple syrup 1 part fresh lemon juice top with champagne and serve with a lemon twist
 
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