Christmas cocktails: The D1 Christmas Cosmopolitan

Q: What makes an ordinary Cosmopolitan a Christmas Cosmopolitan? A: Substituting vodka for a spicy gin and replacing the usual cranberry juice for a couple of teaspoons of cranberry sauce. Simple and very effec...

Christmas cocktails: Bowmore Darkest Hot Chocolate

Mmm, hot chocolate – good on its own but absolutely delish with some whisky added to the mix. This recipe has been created by the team at Galvin @ Windows, so if it's good enough for them we don't think you or ...

Christmas cocktails: Chilli & Chocolate Rusty Nail

Here's one for those who like a bit of heat in their glass. And we don't mean the fire that comes from a flame. This warming whiskey (yes, that 'e' is intended – we're talking Irish here) marries chocolate and ...

Christmas cocktails: Bailey’s Nog

Guilty pleasures alert: egg nog, Bailey's – put them both together, add some eggs, spices and boom! The ultimate calorific Christmas treat. Santa would definitely approve. 300ml Baileys Irish Cream 300ml fu...

Christmas cocktails: Mulled Haig

Sorry, we can't gift wrap David Beckham for you this Christmas but this cheeky cocktail, featuring his Haig Club whisky will warm you up, particularly as it comes with a bit of (posh) spice… 40ml Haig Club ...