Christmas Cranberry Gin Cocktail

christmas gin cocktail with cranberries

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This Christmas Cranberry Gin Cocktail is simple to make but is festive and perfect for the holiday season! This Christmas Gin drink is a spin on the classic Gin and Tonic with the addition of cranberry. 


  • 1.5 ounces gin
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 2 ounces tonic water
  • Lime Wedges and Cranberries (or sugared cranberries), for garnish


  1. Mix Ingredients - In a cocktail shaker or glass, stir together the drink ingredients. 
  2. Adjust to Taste - It's easy to adjust the drink to suit your preference. You can make it stronger by adding more gin, less strong by adding more tonic, or more lime/cranberry juice to give it more flavor.
  3. Serve - Pour over ice in a glass, garnish with a lime wedges and cranberries, and enjoy!


Batch Cocktail - If you're serving a crowd, you can make a big pitcher of this instead of making individual servings. 

  • To serve 8: Mix together 1.5 cups of Gin, 2 cups of Cranberry Juice, the juice of 4 limes, and either 2 cups of Tonic Water or you can have guests add a splash of tonic water to their glass when serving.


Keywords: Cranberry Gin Cocktail, Christmas Gin Cocktail, Cranberry Gin and Tonic