Celebrate NYE, the biggest party night of the year, with our top ten champagne cocktails.

“You need three ingredients for a cocktail. Vodka and Mountain Dew is an emergency.” – Peggy Olsen, Mad Men.

In honour of the biggest party night of the year, it’s time to open the champagne.

To celebrate this annual, memorable night – here’s our top ten beverage inspirations, to put more flavour, sparkle and class into your NYE champagne cocktails.

The Classic Champagne Cocktail:

Lemon & lime bitters syrup, cognac, champagne.

Peach & Blackberry:

Peach puree, fresh blackberries, rum, ice and champagne.

Pear & Berry:

Pear juice, cranberry juice, fresh raspberries, champagne.

Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail:

Fresh-squeezed blood orange juice, champagne, ice.

The Grand Champagne:

Cognac, Grand Marnier, champagne.

Peach Semifreddo:

Peach schnapps, champagne, chopped peaches, ice.

Mandarin Champagne Cocktail:

Mandarin liqueur, champagne, mandarin peel for decoration.

Sparkling Ginger:

Fresh ginger (grated and peeled), champagne or Prosecco, sugar.

Orange & Cherry:

Orange juice, red cherries (pitted), sweet vermouth, scotch, champagne.

Lychee Champagne Cocktail:

Lychee puree or canned lychees, gin, champagne.


If you would rather be served delicious cocktails for New Year’s Eve, rather than creating your own, head to the Iceworks NYE party in the city!

Otherwise, check out what events are on in your local area – we have a round-up of Brisbane, Moreton, Logan and Redland City events for NYE.

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