Don’t want to serve the same old cocktails for your New Year’s Eve Party? NoMa Social, an award-winning bar, restaurant and lounge in New Rochelle, New York, offers some delightfully fresh and creative cocktail recipes from their extensive list. If you visit this trendy spot, the bar also serves a “Late Night Snack” menu until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturdays.
Femme Fatale (pictured above)
This recipe calls for limoncello, a wonderful lemony liqueur from Italy (a bit like Bailey’s only with lemon flavor), and Cava, a Spanish sparkling wine that’s made like champagne. Both are available at better liquor stores.
2 Sparkling Cava
1 part Cointreau
1 part limoncello
The blood orange in this recipe gives is a lovely sweet-tart flavor. This recipe calls for blood orange puree and simple syrup, which you’ll want to make ahead of the festivities.
2 parts tequila (they use Patron Tequila)
1 part Cointreau
Fresh squeezed lime juice
Blood orange puree mix*
Blood Orange Puree
4 blood oranges, peeled, sectioned, and seeded
2 Tablespoons simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water, boiled in a pan until sugar dissolved. Simple syrup will keep in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to one month.)
1 Teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Puree in blender until smooth. Adjust to your taste with simple syrup and lemon juice.
This recipe calls for Midori, a sweet green-colored liqueur that tastes like musk melon. It’s available in better liquor stores.
2 parts Bacardi light rum
1 part Midori melon liqueur
1 part white crème de banana
Splash soda pineapple
Mix together, shake together, and strain.
2 oz Stoli Raspberry Vodka
1 oz Splash of Peach Schnapps
3 oz Club Soda
Fresh Peaches to garnish
Add ice to Old-Fashioned glass. Add vodka and schnapps. Top with club soda and garnish with peach slices.