Guest Post by Advanced Mixology featuring Two Chicks Cocktails for New Years Entertaining


5 Best Easy Cocktails for the Holiday Season

Guest Post by Advanced Mixology

Holiday-inspired cocktails are New Year’s Eve staples but with everything going on, you may not have the time to make them. Wouldn’t it be nice to have convenient cocktails that you can grab and go, saving you from making a mess in the kitchen?

Two Chicks Cocktails are deliciously designed sparkling ready-to-drink true canned cocktails made with real premium spirits (tequila, vodka, whiskey and gin) and all-natural fruit and botanicals. Available in six natural flavors, Two Chicks Cocktails is the ultimate entertaining must-have, as it allows hosts & hostesses to enjoy quality time with guests instead of spending time behind the bar. Two Chicks Cocktails offer a consistent cocktail in every can with minimal fuss in the kitchen. Stock up on Two Chicks Cocktails for an effortless entertaining companion and of course, for all your guests to sip in style this holiday season!

But if you’d rather slave away in the bar, try making these mouthwatering cocktails for the holidays that will surely take your socks off.

  1. White Cranberry Margarita

Every sip of the White Cranberry Margarita will hug the winter cold out of you. But if you're having a small gathering and a bit short on time, try the Two Chicks Sparkling Citrus Margarita instead. With the delicate aroma of sweet tequila, this ready-to-drink margarita comes with the playful tanginess of lemon and lime.


  • 12 ounces of tequila
  • 12 ounces of white cranberry juice
  • 8 ounces of orange liquor
  • 8 ounces of lime juice
  • 8 ounces of coconut rum
  • 8 ounces of coconut milk
  • 4 ounces of simple syrup
  • Garnish: rosemary and fresh cranberries

How to make it:

  1. Gather all the ingredients and a pitcher. 
  2. Combine all the ingredients in the pitcher and mix them. Pour in some ice and stir them again.
  3. Get a margarita glass and fill it with the mixture.
  4. Garnish with rosemary and cranberries. 
  5. Serve and enjoy.

2. Pear Cosmopolitan Cocktail

What's New Year's Eve without a touch of pear? If you're looking for some pear action, we recommend the Pear Cosmopolitan Cocktail for the holidays. This drink is smooth with a hint of crisp tartness, and looks elegant overall. For an instantly refreshing cocktail, the ready-to-drink Two Chicks Sparkling Vodka Fizz will titillate your senses with lush juicy pear and silky-smooth vodka with a hint of velvety elderflower blossoms.


  • 1 ½ ounce of pear-flavored vodka
  • ½ ounce of Triple Sec
  • ¼ ounce of lime juice
  • 1 ounce of white cranberry juice cocktail
  • Ice cubes
  • Garnish: Pear slices

How to make it: 

  1. Add all the ingredients to your cocktail shaker and shake it well. 
  2. Pour the mixture into your martini glass.
  3. Garnish with a slice of pear.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

3. Pomegranate Paloma Cocktail

When the Pomegranate Paloma cocktail hits your palate, you'll surely feel the spirit of the holidays. But if you're looking for a holiday cocktail on the go, try the Two Chicks Sparkling Paloma! Crisp and refreshing, it owes its succulent flavor to the fresh pink grapefruit and light tequila blanco.


  • 2 ounces of tequila
  • 2 ounces of fresh grapefruit juice
  • 2 ½ ounces of pomegranate juice
  •  1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ ounces of cinnamon simple syrup 
  • Splash of soda water
  • Garnish: sugared rosemary sprigs, pomegranate arils, or grapefruit slices

For the cinnamon simple syrup:

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

For the sugared rosemary:

  • Rosemary sprigs
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 ½ cups of sugar

How to make the honey syrup:

  1. Get a saucepan and throw in the sugar, cinnamon sticks, and water. 
  2. Let it sit there until it boils, continue boiling it for 2 minutes. 
  3. Let it cool down and strain the finished syrup.

How to make the sugared rosemary sprigs:

  1. Combine water and 1 ½ cup of sugar in a saucepan, allow it to boil. While boiling, stir the mixture for 30 seconds until the sugar has completely dissolved. 
  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and add the rosemary sprigs. Make sure the sprigs are completely coated and discard the excess syrup. 
  3. Let the sprigs settle on a wire rack and let it dry for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Coat the sprigs with the remaining syrup and let it dry for an additional hour. 

How to make it:

  1. Get a glass for your drink and fill it with crushed ice. Fill your cocktail shaker with ice cubes, add in the tequila grapefruit juice, pomegranate juice, lime juice, and cinnamon simple syrup.
  2. Shake it vigorously and pour the mixture into your glass. Top the drink with a splash of club soda. Stir it.
  3. Garnish the drink with a sprig of sugared rosemary, pomegranate arils, and a grapefruit slice. 
  4. Serve and enjoy.

4. Apple Business Cocktail

Perfect for an afternoon chill, the Apple Business Cocktail is sweet, fruity, and only takes about 5 minutes to make. It is an easy holiday cocktail recipe that does not disappoint. The ready-to-drink Two Chicks Sparkling Apple Gimlet also has the delicious apple flavors coupled with crisp cucumber and a twist of lime.


  • 2 ounces of dry gin
  • 1 ounce of apple juice
  • ½ ounce of lime juice
  • ½ ounce of honey
  • Garnish: Apple slices

How to make it:

  1. Gather the ingredients and mix everything in a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. 
  2. Shake the shaker vigorously. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass. 
  3. Add ice cubes. 
  4. Garnish with apple slices. 
  5. Serve and enjoy.

5. Irish Gold Whiskey Cocktail

Some would say this is a St. Patrick's day recipe but this drink is versatile and can be served any day. Makes you feel warm and fuzzy, it's a great drink to keep you company or to share with family and friends. The ready-to-drink Two Chicks Sparkling New Fashioned recreates this recipe with the smooth taste of whiskey spiced up with ginger and ending with an orange twist.


  • 2 ounces of Irish Whiskey
  • ½ ounce of peach schnapps
  • Orange juice
  • 4 ounces of ginger ale
  • Garnish: Orange twist

How to make it:

  1. Get a Collins glass and fill it with ice cubes. 
  2. Combine the whiskey, schnapps, and orange juice.
  3. Pour the ginger ale on top. 
  4. Garnish the drink with an orange twist. 
  5. Serve and enjoy.

Did you enjoy this list? If you want a hassle-free holiday season, be sure to check out Two Chicks Cocktails and their luscious sparkling canned cocktails.


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