A warm beverage in the winter can conquer gloomy days and mighty kingdoms. Spiked up with some liquor and seasonal spices like cinnamon and peppermint to amp up the flavour, these cocktails bring happiness and coziness in a glass.
Great for a warming up for the night or when you’re feeling under the weather, this list of hot winter cocktails is a must-know for all. We hope you enjoy your winter drinks, complete with warmth and fuzzies.
1. Hot Buttered Rum
Hot buttered rum always hits the spot in winters. Make the batter, add it to rum, and fix yourself a drink in a snap of fingers now. Get the recipe here.
2. Grand Coffee
With a bit of the orange-and-cognac liquor and a few ounces of coffee, you can fix a drink that will make you warm in no time. For the recipe, click here.
3. Mulled Wine
Add some warm pantry spices like cinnamon and star anise to red wine. You can also add some brandy or bourbon to enhance the flavour. Get the recipe here.
4. Hot Toddy
A mix of boiling water, sugar, lemon and whiskey can save you from the cruel chill of the winter. This recipe of the classic cocktail is a perfect fix.
5. Peppermint Patty
Hot Chocolate is a staple for the winter. This cocktail makes hot chocolate taste and feel better just by adding a splash of peppermint schnapps. The recipe can be found here.
6. Apple Cider
This cocktail with cinnamon, cloves and bourbon can warm you up inside out. Reach your boiling point faster with this recipe.
7. Cherry Pepper Martini
There is nothing this vodka infused cocktail can't fix. Gear up for the winter and beat the cold with this peppery cocktail. Click here for the recipe.
8. Irish Coffee
Add spirit to your coffee with a generous helping of Irish whisky. For those looking for an extra kick, which is sure to set in with this drink, here's the recipe.
9. Classic Eggnog
Nothing spells holiday spirit out like a glass of classic eggnog. Get the recipe for this drink that thinks it's a custard pie but is an egg and milk punch.
10. Tom & Jerry
Eggnog and Tom & Jerry are same in taste and spirit. The only difference between the two is that the latter is served hot. You can find the recipe here.
11. Autumn Wassail
Whip up this spirited winter drink that features apple cider, pomegranate, cognac and a bit of rum. You can serve it hot or cold. For the recipe, click here.
12. Hendrick's Hot Gin Punch
Hendrick's Hot Gin + Wine + Fruits + Spices - give it a good mix. This cocktail is just the thing for the winter. Get the recipe here and keep yourself warm and happy.
This is a classic cocktail which combines dry red wine, port and vodka clubbed with spices, sugar, raisins, oranges and figs. This recipe is a stunner.
14. Heated Affair
This complex drink mixes the spirit with hot spiced apple cider and tops it off with some rich cream, freshly grated nutmeg and a cinnamon stick. For the recipe, click here.
15. The Blizzard Cocktail
The Blizzard Cocktail is whiskey, hazelnut and Irish cream liqueur, and coffee, topped off with whipped cream. Check out the recipe for this rich cocktail here.