Mind Numbing NYE Cocktails To Make You Forget About Last Year

I’ll be honest, 2019 was good but MAN was it exhausting. I’m not sorry to see it go. If your 2019 was less than stellar, you might be looking for a way to celebrate without reflection. I’ve got you covered there! All you need is one of these NYE cocktails to help you forget all about the mess that was 2019.

If you are looking forward to enjoying New Year's Eve with a few cocktails, we have some drinks you will love. Just a heads up, these NYE cocktails are strong but definitely get the job done. Enjoy saying goodbye to the old year with these mind numbing cocktails. Remember, don't drink and drive. Have a happy new year and best wishes for a successful year ahead. #NYEcocktailideas #adultdrinksforNYE

Whether you’re a cocktail master or a newbie, there are a few staples you need to create the perfect drink. One is the right stemware. Check out these beautiful reusable glasses and these disposable ones to get you going. Then you need something like this set so that you have the basic tools.

Now that you’ve got the essentials, it’s time for the recipes!

Mind Numbing NYE Cocktails To Make You Forget About Last Year

New Year’s Eve Cocktail 01: Peppermint Mimosa

If you're wanting to drink the night away on NYE, then you need to try one of these NYE cocktails. This peppermint mimosa is to die for!

These mimosas are a perfect farewell to the holiday season. They will use up all those left over candy canes and help you forget the holidays completely.

Peppermint Mimosa

The perfect amnesiac for the holidays.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mind Numbing Cocktail, New Year's Eve Cocktail, Peppermint Mimosa
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ c. semisweet chocolate chips melted
  • 3 candy canes crushed
  • 6 oz. peppermint schnapps divided
  • 1 bottle champagne or prosecco
  • 6 whole candy canes

Instructions

  • Start by pouring the melted chocolate onto one small plate and the crushed candy canes on another. Then rim your glasses by dipping the rims of champagne flutes first in the chocolate and then in the crushed candy canes.
  • Pour 1 oz. of peppermint schnapps into each class before topping with champagne or prosecco. Garnish with a candy cane before serving.

New Year’s Eve Cocktail 02: Moscow Mule

If you're wanting to drink the night away on NYE, then you need to try one of these NYE cocktails. This moscow mule recipe is delicious!

Not only is this drink trendy, but it’s refreshing and not holiday related at ALL. This makes it ideal for any party where you’re trying to pretend that the holidays didn’t happen. Grab some copper mugs here to make your drinks shine.

Moscow Mule

Refreshing and perfect when you need a little reset.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mind Numbing Cocktail, Moscow Mule, New Year's Eve Cocktail
Servings: 2 drinks

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 12 oz. can ginger beer
  • fresh mint for garnish
  • lime wedges for garnish
  • ice

Instructions

  • Start by filling two copper mugs with ice. Then pour 1 oz. vodka and ½ oz. lime juice over the ice before topping with ginger beer until mostly full. Give the drink a good stir before garnishing with mint and lime. Serve and enjoy!

New Year’s Eve Cocktail 03: Giggle Juice

If you're wanting to drink the night away on NYE, then you need to try one of these NYE cocktails. This giggle juice will have you laughing all everything that happened this past year.

Forget the year with this summery drink that’s going to get your guests laughing and forgetting about the year’s faux pas.

Giggle Juice

Summer in a glass for those nights when you need a little sunshine.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Giggle Juice, Mind Numbing Cocktail, New Year's Eve Cocktail
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon wedge
  • ½ c. sugar for rimming glasses
  • 1 bottle moscato
  • 3 c. pink lemonade
  • 1 can lemon-lime soda
  • 1 c. vodka
  • 2 c. sliced strawberries
  • 1 lemon sliced thinly
  • ice

Instructions

  • Before mixing the drink, rim the glasses by running the lemon wedge around the outside and then dipping in sugar. Next, mix the moscato, pink lemonade, soda, vodka, and fruit together in a pitcher until combined. Then add ice and give a good stir before serving!

New Year’s Cocktail 04: Frozen Frosties

If you're wanting to drink the night away on NYE, then you need to try one of these NYE cocktails. This frozen frostie recipe is absolutely amazing!

Go ahead and hum it with me… “Let it go, Let it go, Let it go” I won’t judge and neither will this cocktail. What it will do, however, is help you forget the last 12 months.

Frozen Frosties

Here to help you let go of all your troubles is this summery drink, perfect for a New Year's Eve.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Frozen Frosties, Mind Numbing Cocktail, New Year's Eve Cocktail
Servings: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 c. vodka
  • 1 c. Prosecco
  • ½ c. Blue Curaçao
  • ½ c. lemonade
  • 6 c. ice
  • lemon wedge
  • white sanding sugar for rimming

Instructions

  • Go ahead and toss all the ingredients into a blender and pulse until you have everything nice and slushy. Then rim those glasses by running the lime wedge across the top and dipping them in the sanding sugar. Pour the mixture into the prepared glass, serve, and prepare to let it go.

New Year’s Eve Cocktail 05: Fireball Hot Toddy

If you're wanting to drink the night away on NYE, then you need to try one of these NYE cocktails. This fireball hot toddy will help keep you warm.

If you’re celebrating someplace chilly, then this drink is guaranteed to warm you up and help you forget at the same time.

Fireball Hot Toddy

This drink will warm you from your head to your toes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fireball Hot Toddy, Mind Numbing Cocktail, New Year's Eve Cocktail
Servings: 2 drinks

Ingredients

  • 2 c. boiling water
  • ¼ c. warm caramel
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • ¼ c. Fireball
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 2 star anise

Instructions

  • While you're bringing the water to a boil, go ahead and dip the rims of your glasses in caramel. Then add honey and lemon to each glass before pouring over the Fireball and boiling water. Give a good stir until the honey is dissolved, then top with cinnamon stick and star anise.

Now go on, forget all about 2019 and get ready to hit 2020…well maybe not running, but at least in a better mindset. Happy Holidays!



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