The festive season is now officially in full swing and for most this means the start of a very busy time indeed. From the rush of the Christmas shop to planning Christmas dinner, it may feel that there simply isn't enough time in the day to create the perfect Christmas. Here at Devon Hampers we are taking the stress away from one area in particular by creating a brilliant guide to our delicious spirits and liqueurs. So take a few minutes out of your schedule and take a look at our guide to the spirits and liqueurs that will definitely make any Christmas party go off with a bang.

Where To Start

Whilst planning any party it is key to first create a list of who is coming to your party and what their particular tastes are. If nobody is a fan of gin but you have decided to offer a gin based cocktail then choose a liqueur or spirit that makes a great substitute. The best host is always accommodating so feel free to experiment with different mixes until you find a drink that will please everyone. It is also a great idea to get a wide selection so you can offer a choice which guests love, and will also last until your next party.

Types Of Spirits And Liqueurs

Lyme Bay Apricot Brandy 200ml

brandy in bottle

A delicious liqueur that offers a smooth fresh taste, this brandy is warming to the senses. This liqueur makes a wonderful aperitif served alongside Christmas Pudding or even a mince pie. Perfect for those who enjoy a lighter sweet drink.

Lyme Bay Cherry Brandy 200ml

red brandy in a bottle

Smooth and velvety this fruit liqueur tastes as luxurious as it looks. Ruby red in colour, the brandy holds just a hint of sweetness with a rich after taste. Its colour also lends itself to many different cocktails giving them a lovely festive theme.

Lyme Bay Elderberry Port Liqueur 200ml

port in a bottle

The ideal accompaniment to a cheese board, the jewel-like appearance of this liqueur offers soft notes that everyone will love. Perked up slightly with the scent of elderberries, the liqueur will be a hit after coffee, finishing a fantastic Christmas meal.

Lyme Bay Ginger Liqueur 200ml

ginger liqueur

Presented in a bottle that looks simply elegant placed at the centre of any drinks table or bar, the dewy honey colours of this warming liqueur creates a real festive vibe. Honoured at the Great Taste Awards in 2010, this drink is sure to become a favourite amongst guests.

Lyme Bay Chocolate Orange Cream Liqueur 50cl

chocolate liqueur

One of our most popular liqueurs this bottle is ideal served with a dessert or even as a present for any host. With its hint of zesty orange, creamy texture and rich chocolate notes, this bottle will be enjoyed by everyone. Blended in small batches to ensure that it is made to the highest quality, this drink is best served over ice after a long day.

Lyme Bay Sole Gin Liqueur 35cl

sole gin liqueur

Presented in a uniquely shaped bottle it is hard to resist this fruit liqueur's charm. Made from hand-picked sole berries which are then steeped in London Gin, the drink is sweet and smooth. Awarded gold at the Taste of the West Awards this drink is truly a signature Devon drink.

Plymouth Gin – Bottle 70cl

Plymouth Gin

World famous and completely unique Plymouth Gin combines seven botanicals, soft Dartmoor water and pure grain alcohol to create a fresh taste with juniper and lemon bite. A mixer that makes an appearance in many different cocktail recipes, this elegant drink is perfect for any party.

Whatever the style of your Christmas party, make sure that you make it one to remember with a bottle of Devon Liqueur or Spirit.

For our full range of liqueurs and spirits click here.

Post By Lauren Smith

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