A pair of cocktail how-to videos perfect for welcoming the New Year.

Though a standard glass of champagne is always a crowd pleaser when the ball drops, it's high time we start celebrating new beginnings with, well, something new. Here are two cocktails—one modern and light, the other classic and sophisticated—that are easy to mix and will be more than welcomed by 2014. Watch how to make above, and grab the recipes below... This article originally appeared as on Relish