Lavish Spritzer and Other Holiday Vodka Cocktail Recipes

December 12, 2014

'Tis the season for parties and a festive cocktails.  Whether you are throwing or attending a holiday party, a delicious drink is a must-have.  These vodka cocktail recipes range from light and fruity to rich and spicy, there is a little something for everyone.  

​Lavish Spritzer


1 oz Belvedere Vodka
1 oz Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach*
1 oz lemon sour **
2 to 3 oz Chandon Rose
orange slice plus 2 raspberries, for garnish

*Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach can be substituted with Cordon Rouge & still delicious.
** Lemon sour: 1 part lemon juice to 1 part simple syrup


Step 1: Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Squeeze in the charred orange half and drop in the drink. Roll contents and serve.

Belvedere Berry Little Cocktail


1/2 oz simple syrup
6 raspberries
dash lime juice
ginger beer


Step 1: Shake and pour over ice into a highball. Top with Fever Tree Ginger Beer ​

Nutmeg Nick


1 1/2 oz Belvedere Vodka
3/4 oz cream sherry
1 oz light cream
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1 oz simple syrup
Freshley grated nutmeg, for garnish


Step 1: Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake HARD and strain into a coupe glass. Top with hand-grated nutmeg.

Midnight Martini


2 oz Belvedere Vodka
1/4 oz Lillet Blanc Twist of Pink Grapefruit or olive


Step 1: Combine Belvedere and Lillet Blanc in a mixing glass and stir over ice until very cold. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a twist of Pink Grapefruit or olive.

Belvedere Confetti Fizz


1 oz Belvedere Pink Grapefruit
1/2 oz Aperol

Shake Belvedere Pink Grapefruit and Aperol together and pour into a champagne flute.  Top cocktail with Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Garnish with a pink grapefruit twist

New Year Tippler


2 oz Belvedere Vodka
1/4 oz St Germain elderflower liqueur
3/4 oz champagne

Shake vodka and elderflower liqueur and pour into a chilled martini glass. Top with Moet champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.


*All recipes courtesy of Belvedere

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