When it’s cold out, you’re going to need all of the help you can get in the kitchen to stay warm. Cider and hot cocoa are staples during cold weather, why not spike them so that you can accomplish two things with your winter drinks: 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 anytime the temperature drops. They will impress your guests at all of the holiday 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.
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.
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.
5. Kahlua Hot Chocolate
Coffee flavored liqeur and hot cocoa will make one heck of a delicious, warm boozy drink. Get the recipe.
6. Hot Caramel Cocktail
7. Warm Vanilla Cider
Bourbon, vanilla and honeyed walnuts add a sweet, honey flavor to cider. Get the recipe.
8. Mulled Wine
The only thing better than wine is mulled wine. Pour yourself a mug full, why don’t you? Get the recipe.
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.
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.
Your home is sure to be warm and bring during the cold days and nights with any of these alcohol-spiked winter drinks. Enjoy!