New Year. New Liquid Art.

What’s our New Year’s resolution? Glad you asked! We resolve to continue creating innovative and delicious Liquid Art that makes every occasion worth celebrating. We invite you to step up to the bar and see what we mean!



Snownesta Royale

Royal Sonesta New Orleans


  • 1 oz Malibu rum
  • 1 oz Sauza tequila (blanco)
  • ½ oz lime juice
  • ¾ oz Coco Lopez or Island Oasis pina colada mix
  • Shaved coconut
  • Cayenne pepper


  1. Combine liquids in a shaker with ice. Shake and pour into a martini glass.
  2. Top with shaved coconut and a dash of cayenne pepper.


Sailors on Holiday

Royal Sonesta Houston


  • 1.5 oz Sailor Jerry spiced rum
  • 1.5 oz butterscotch schnapps
  • 3 oz prepared hot chocolate
  • Dash of orange bitters
  • Whipped cream
  • Shaved chocolate
  • Cinnamon stick or candy cane


  1. Add the rum and schnapps to the hot chocolate.
  2. Top with whipped cream, shaved chocolate.
  3. Garnish with cinnamon stick or candy cane.


Spiced Cranberry Mule

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta


  • 1 oz spiced rum
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 2 oz cranberry juice
  • 2 oz ginger beer
  • Lime wedge


  1. Combine ingredients over ice and pour into mule glass.
  2. Garnish with lime.


Orange Creamsicle Dream

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta


  • 1 oz vanilla vodka
  • 2 oz orange juice
  • 2 oz half and half
  • 2 oz sparkling wine
  • Sugar
  • Orange slice


  1. Combine first three ingredients into a flute rimmed with sugar. Top with sparkling wine.
  2. Garnish with orange.



Berry Ginger Mimosa

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta


  • ½ oz vodka
  • ½ oz blueberry syrup
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • 1.5 oz ginger beer
  • 1 oz Champagne
  • Sugar
  • Blueberries


  1. Combine ingredients into a flute rimmed with sugar.
  2. Garnish with blueberries.


The Ghost of Christmas Future

The Clift Royal Sonesta


  • 1 oz Clear Creek Distilling’s Douglas Fir brandy
  • 1 oz Dubonnet Rouge
  • 1 oz Canton ginger liqueur
  • 2 dashes Bittercube cherry bark vanilla bitters
  • Expressed orange peel
  • Expressed lemon peel


  1. Combine ingredients in a shaker and stir.
  2. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.
  3. Add the expressed peels. To express citrus peels, squeeze a sliver of the rind over the drink to release some spritz, run the rind over the glass’s rim, then curl the rind and place it in the drink.
  4. Garnish with a classic orange and cherry flag.


See a full list of additional Christmas Liquid Art cocktail recipes.


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