Cold dreary winter weather have you down?

Are you looking for a way to mix up some fun for your winter gatherings?

With Lunar New Year, the Super Bowl and a bunch of other events around the corner you are probably wondering how to impress your guests. 

Taste a Bit of Sunshine with a Make It Yourself Mimosa Party Drink –

Look no further, elevate your party style and mix it up with a cider mimosa bar! You don’t have to wait for spring or summer to get your mimosa groove on… embrace the cider side of life. 

Serve up your favorite ciders with a selection of fresh juices, glass flutes and cinnamon sugar for the rims of the glasses. The guest simply walks up, grabs a glass dips it in the saucer of juice then the plate of cinnamon/sugar, pours their favorite cider and then tops it off with a little fresh juice and just like that they have become a mixologist.dd’s Super Bowl Party Recipe idea –

Fresh fruit slices for garnish are a nice touch!
Fresh fruit slices for garnish are a nice touch!

Ingredients for a Mimosa Party Bar : 

Select a table off to the side to be your bar.

  • Chill a selection of your favorite ciders. (We recommend a minimum of 2 types, like an Apple and Pear cider)
  • 2-3 different types of fruit juice chilled in pitchers or containers
  • a few saucers filled with various juices to dip glass tops into
  • cinnamon sugar mixed on a plate – again for glass tops
  • a few long spoons for stirring
  • fruit garnish slices – optional
  • ice in a chest to keep juices and ciders chilled during your party
  • flute style glasses to serve

Encourage your guests to visit your DIY Mimosa bar and create their own mimosas.

How to Create a DIY Mimosa?

Walk up to the bar and select a glass.

Dip the glass rim in a saucer of juice and then press it into a dish of cinnamon sugar.

Pour the glass 2/3 full of their favorite cider or perry

Next, top the glass with 1/3 of a fruit juice and stir.

Garnish with fruit slices if desired and enjoy!

(Yes, it is that simple.)

Next Step? … Have Fun!

A great time that everyone will remember the unique & delicious take on a Mimosa bar! 

Send us pictures of how you designed your cider bar. 


Published by Todd Wetzel

Family, Living in Napa & the Chicago Cubs 

Our CKJY Exports team affectionately calls him… “THE Todd”.

Todd has 20+ years of experience regarding everything wine, beer, spirits and the service industry. He is a triple threat because provides keen insights to the changing wants of consumers and working knowledge of fine restaurants. Additionally, Todd brings an in depth understanding of how wineries, breweries, distilleries and distributors operate to our team.

Todd is the team’s "go to alcohol expert." He pairs his impeccable taste with a friendly outgoing nature and a big smile on his face. Follow Todd’s blog posts to gain a more in depth understanding of American wine, beer and spirits!

Todd’s go to favorites are.. lush Viogniers, delicious IPA’s and his weakness is a rich Cabernet Sauvignon. But what truly excites him is trying new and creative things!

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