Winter Cocktails

Winter Cocktails Collection

Winter cocktails provide a wonderful way to warm up when the weather turns frosty. A Kahlua coffee is one great example.

Kahlua is often used in chilled drinks like the White Russian, but you can also create a warm winter cocktail with this popular coffee liqueur.

In a mug, combine:

  • Freshly brewed coffee
  • 1 shot of Kahlua

Give the ingredients a gentle stir, and then top the drink with some whipped cream. Try substituting chocolate whipped cream for a little different spin on this tasty cocktail.

Hot Buttered Rum

A Hot Buttered Rum really hits the spot on a blustery winter day. Here's a recipe that serves one.

  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 ounces dark rum
  • 1 teaspoon butter

In a large mug, combine the cloves, cinnamon stick and sugar and fill 3/4 full with boiling water. Allow the spice mix to steep for about 5 minutes. Next, add the rum and the butter, and enjoy this wintery treat.

Irish Coffee

This delicious coffee cocktail can be made with your choice of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee.

In a glass mug, combine:

  • Freshly brewed coffee
  • 1 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • 1 ounce of Irish whiskey

Gently stir the ingredients together and top your drink with whipped cream. The beverage becomes even tastier as the topping melts into the coffee.

Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy has long been considered a cure for what "ails" you.

In a mug, combine:

  • Hot tea
  • A little lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 shot of whiskey

Enjoy the aromatic steam as you sip this wonderful winter beverage.

Rum and Cocoa

Enjoying a glass of warm cocoa with rum is a great way to end a cold winter evening.

In a mug, combine

  • Your favorite hot cocoa
  • 1 shot of vanilla rum

Stir your drink with a cinnamon stick and top it with some whipped cream if you like. Delicious!

Mulled Wine

There are many recipes for mulled wine, but this is one of the easiest.

In a saucepan, combine:

  • 1 bottle of red wine
  • 2 ounces of brandy
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • The zest of 1 orange

Simmer the ingredients together for approximately 20 minutes, and then ladle the mulled wine into mugs before serving.

If you enjoyed perusing these recipes, check out a few Champagne cocktail recipes.

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Winter Cocktails