New Year’s Eve Cocktails

Ring in the New Year with 3 cocktails that will impress your guests.

These refreshing cocktail recipes are great for parties and use Bogue Sound’s vodka, bourbon whiskey or gin.

VODKA: Refreshing and colorful, this festive vodka punch will liven up the party.

Cranberry Apple Moscow Mule Punch


  • 2 cups Vitzellen Vodka
  • 1 cup cranberry apple juice
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 2 (750 ml) bottles of ginger beer
  • ½ cup fresh cranberries
  • ½ cup apples (diced)


  1. Add Vitzellen Vodka, cranberry apple juice, lime juice and ginger beer to a large pitcher. Stir in fresh cranberries and apples.
  2. Add ice to serve immediately, or chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

BOURBON: For bourbon lovers, this cocktail recipe is a favorite with a few ingredients and delicious flavor.

New Year’s Eve Bourbon Sour


  •    1 tablespoon honey
  •     1 1/2 teaspoon water
  •     4 orange slices
  •     1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  •     1/4 cup John AP Conoley Bourbon Whiskey


  1. Stir together the honey and water until the honey dissolves.
  2. Muddle three of the orange slices with the honey-water mixture in a shaker.
  3. Add the ice, lemon juice and bourbon.
  4. Shake the mixture thoroughly, pour into a tumbler and garnish with the remaining orange slice.

GIN: Here’s a recipe for gin-lovers. This recipe makes two servings, per batch. However, you can double for a larger group.

New Year’s Sunset Champagne Cocktail


  • 4 oz. champagne
  • 1 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. Natalie’s Orange Juice
  • Splash of grenadine


  1. Fill two small glasses with large ice cubes or crushed ice, whatever your preference.
  2. In a larger glass, pour the champagne, gin, orange juice and a splash of grenadine.
  3. Stir to combine and divide evenly between the two glasses.

All three recipes will be a hit for ringing in 2019. Bogue Sound Distillery wishes you and your loved ones a Happy New Year! Enjoy Responsibly.