Cheers: Cool cocktail recipes for a hot New Year's eve

Need some drink ideas for this New Year's eve celebration? 'Jerusalem Post' brings you great recipes for a fun time.

Cocktail (photo credit: Courtesy)
(photo credit: Courtesy)
By Ilan Cohen
¼ cup Stoli Hot Vodka
½ cup Schweppes Russian
1/8 cup crushed ice
1/8 cup pomegranate juice
For garnish: Red pepper
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake. Coat the rim of the glass with lemon and sugar. Garnish with strips of red pepper.

Chill Out

By Lydia Suhomlin
30 ml. Stoli Hot Vodka
100 ml. Schweppes Russian
10 ml. Sour
For garnish: Chili pepper
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake. If you’re brave enough, add the chili pepper.

By Aviran Atias
20 ml. Stoli Lemon Vodka
20 ml. Stoli Cherry Vodka
Schweppes tonic water
4 ice cubes
20 ml. sugar water
3 slices of lemon
For garnish: Mint leaf and lemon slice
Put ice cubes in a highball glass and pour in the vodkas. Add lemon and sugar, and fill the rest with tonic water.
Koh Tao
By Ronit Maman
40 ml. Stoli Apple Vodka
40 ml. Stoli Honey Vodka
80 ml. Schweppes Russian
40 ml. Sour
Crushed ice
For garnish: Sliced fruit skewered on a stick – apple/pineapple/grape/strawberry
In a shaker, add the vodkas, sour and ice and pour into a margarita glass. Add the Russian and then the grenadine.
Garnish with fruit skewers and a straw.

Honey Hot
By Melanie Lustgarten
10 ml. Stoli Hot Vodka
10 ml. Stoli Honey Vodka
20 ml. Schweppes Bitter Lemon
Crushed ice
For garnish: Olive
Pour the Stoli Hot, add half the portion of the Bitter Lemon and the Stoli Honey, and then add the rest of the Bitter Lemon. Add some crushed ice.

Two Islands

By Ofer Tamari
20 ml. Stoli Cherry Vodka
20 ml. Stoli Blueberry Vodka
40 ml. Schweppes Russian
Crushed ice
1 tsp. fresh berries
For garnish: Fresh raspberry
Place the berries in a champagne glass, pour in the vodkas and Russian. Add some crushed ice. The fruits will sink to the bottom, and the ice will float. Add grenadine for color and garnish with the raspberry.