Food & Recipes

10 Boozy Drinks To Keep You Warm This Winter

Now that it’s cold out you’re going to need all of the help you can get to stay warm. And since things like cider and hot cocoa are staples this time of year anyways, why not spike them so that you can accomplish two things with your beverages: stay toasty and stay tipsy. Now, that doesn’t sound like such a bad idea to me.

Give these 10 boozy cocktails a try throughout the holiday season and while the cold weather lasts.  They will impress your guests at all of the Christmas parties and/or make a nice Netflix and popcorn accompaniment. They’re really perfect no matter the occasion. Cheers!

1. Earl Grey Hot Toddy

Tea, lemon and bourbon make quite the soothing combination in this warm cocktail. Get the recipe.

Carolina Girl Cooks

2. Butterbeer

Pumpkin ale and butterscotch sauce combine for one perfectly fall-flavored beverage. Get the recipe.


3. Hot Pumpkin Buttered Rum

This is like hot pumpkin pie, except for it’s, you know, served in a glass. Get the recipe.

Dine & Dish

4. RumChata Pumpkin Spice Latte

Add a little something special to those pumpkin spice lattes. And yes, by something special I mean RumChata. Get the recipe.

The Farm Wife Drinks

5. Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Coffee flavored liqeur and hot cocoa will make one heck of a delicious warm boozy drink. Get the recipe.

Damn Delicious

6. Hot Caramel Cocktail

Not only is this basically apple pie in a glass, it’s a super easy recipe to boot because it can be made in a slowcooker. Get the recipe.

Busy Mommy

7. Warm Vanilla Cider

Bourbon, vanilla and honeyed walnuts add a sweet, honey flavor to cider. Get the recipe.

Martha Stewart

8. Mulled Wine

The only thing better than wine is mulled wine. Pour yourself a mug full, why don’t you? Get the recipe.

Mulled Wine or Glühwein is a warm winter German version of sangria that tastes like Christmas. Start a new family tradition with this belly-warming hot holiday punch recipe at
Tidy Mom

9. Campfire Crunch Cocktail

Whiskey and Kahlua make for a deadly and delicious combination, especially when you line the glass with chocolate and crushed graham cracker. Get the recipe.

Pass The Sushi

10. Egg Nog

There’s nothing like egg nog that’s been spiked with rum to make your holiday celebrations even better. Get the recipe.

Epicurean Mom

Have a very merry holiday season with any of these boozy cocktails in hand. Parties with co-workers, family gatherings, New Year’s Eve parties, you name it and these drinks will make them all the more festive. Drink up and happy holidays!