11 Hot Drinks for Winter, including Warm Cocktails!
Are you looking for a hot drink to warm the belly this winter? Here are 11 of our favorite warm drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) to take the chill off all winter long.
1.) Caramel Apple Cider
When that first chill sets in, ciders become the go-to drink. And our Caramel Apple Cider is a must-try. This warm libation will lift your spirts and take the shivers right out of you.
2. RumChata Pumpkin Latte
3.) Apple-Honey Toddies
This recipe for Apple-Honey Toddies is an apple lover's favorite drink. This drink is warm and cozy, so its perfect to have on a chilly fall evening or cold winter afternoon.
4.) Hot Peanut Butter Toddy
It only takes one sip of the Hot Peanut Butter Toddy to start curing your cold ... or maybe at least take your mind off it. Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey is the perfect blend of two classics: peanut butter and whiskey. What better way to try it out than with this twist on the classic Hot Toddy?
5.) Mulled Red Wine
Mulled Wine is easy to make for a quiet night in, yet festive enough for a party, and is the perfect cocktail for the holidays. This sipper is the epitome of holiday cheer, especially this one filled with aromatics that will warm you through and through.
6.) Keoke Coffee
If holiday hustle and bustle has zapped your energy, a few sips of Keoke Coffee will re-energize you. Take a moment, sit back, and relax with a cup of this freshly brewed coffee doctored up with brandy, and both chocolate and coffee liqueurs for extra shots of flavor. Topped with cinnamon-orange whipped cream, it’ll warm you any time of year! This tasty concoction was originally created by George Bullington, of Bully’s restaurant in southern California. “Keoke” simply means George in Hawaiian.
7.) The Buena Vista’s Irish Coffee
Ireland’s highly touted Irish Coffee at the Shannon airport was the inspiration for The Buena Vista’s iconic version. Lore has it that in 1952, the then-owner of the famed San Francisco establishment teamed with Pulitzer Prize winning travel writer, Stanton Delaplane, to recreate the Irish sipper. Once the recipe was perfected, glass goblets were chosen as the chalice of choice. People from all over the world have visited The Buena Vista to imbibe, and the Irish Coffee is still the same today as it was then.
8.) Black Forest Hot Chocolate
Calling all chocolate and cherry lovers! The Black Forest Hot Chocolate is for you. This intensely flavored winter cocktail turns the beloved Black Forest cake into a rich and decadent hot chocolate with cherry liqueur.
Non-Alcoholic Hot Drinks
9.) Pear & Apple Cider
Warm up with an easy spiced Pear & Apple Cider — a mug of this sweet brew is certain to chase the chill away.
10.) Pumpkin Spice Latte
We’d like to introduce you to our Pumpkin Latte. This take on the coffee-house favorite doesn’t rely on a thick, artificially flavored syrup for great flavor. Instead, real pumpkin, fragrant spices, and sugar make this latte worth waking up to in the morning.
11.) Hot Spiced Turmeric Milk
Move over, hot cocoa — there’s a new bedtime beverage that’s perfect for when you’re feeling under the weather or just want a pick-me-up. Inspired by a traditional Ayurvedic drink, this warm, spiced milk has some medicinal properties.
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