We can’t think of a more perfect way to spend an autumn evening than having your friends and family around for a Coole Swan cocktail night.
Whether you are a seasoned entertainer or a first timer we have some top tips for you to host the perfect cocktail party.
What is your favourite Coole Swan cocktail or what one do you think you can you make the best? Start the night off my making this cocktail and serving it to your guests as they arrive.
2. Get your friends involved
Why not print off some recipes and methods and stick them up at your drinks bar and let your friends make their own cocktails – or if they are feeling extra adventurous, they could try create their own with the ingredients and garnishes you have.
3. Choose autumnal recipes
While we are guilty of enjoying a Coole Swan Strawberry Daiquiri year-round – for your autumn cocktail party why not focus on some of our amazing autumn winter inspired recipes which are sure to warm you up on a cold autumn evening.
4. Keep it simple
Choose two or three bites that you know everyone will enjoy. We think you can’t go wrong with a seasonal fruit platter and some dark chocolate – think 80%. If you really want to wow your guests why not try your hand at making some of our Coole Swan desserts? Our go to is our Coole Swan Hazelnut Rochers as created by Shane Smith. They are super quick to make and are always a huge hit at parties.
5. Get the best ingredients
Decide on the cocktails you are going to make in advance and make sure you have all of your drinks, mixers and garnishes ready to go.
6. It’s all in the details
To add a touch of class to your cocktail party add a little bit of you…a signature that will add an extra touch of class. A fancy cocktail napkin can allow you to show off your personality.
7. Make an amazing playlist
Lastly, have your music ready to go and curate a playlist that YOU love. We like to have a mixture of easy listening background music and some classics you can all sing along to. Check out our Spotify playlist here for some of the Coole Swan teams favourite songs for a cocktail party.
If you’re hosting a Coole Swan cocktail party, make sure you tag @coole_swan in your posts on Instagram, we love seeing what you get up to with Coole Swan.