15 Delicious (and Boozy!) Drinks to Keep You Warm All Winter Long
Hot Buttered Rye
Recipe: Hot Buttered Rye
Topped with a dollop of heavy cream whipped with maple syrup, this warm whiskey drink—with hints of ginger and nutmeg—is the ultimate cozy cocktail.
Recipe: Apple-Ale Wassail
This traditional English drink will make you feel like it's finally the holidays. Spices infuse apple-ale over a long and slow cooking process, perfect for a slow-cooker.
Hot Cider Nog
Recipe: Hot Cider Nog
Bourbon mixed with the delicious holiday hybrid of apple cider and eggnog will keep you festive and warm all season.
Boozy Buttermint White Hot Chocolate
This ultra-creamy hot chocolate is made with chopped white chocolate, vanilla, and buttermints—with some Irish cream liqueur (like Baileys) mixed in—for a decadent boozy treat.
Apple-Brandy Hot Toddies
Recipe: Apple-Brandy Hot Toddies
A twist on a longtime Southern favorite, this cocktail calls in apple brandy to do the job.
Recipe: Pineapple Wassail
A whiff of this sweet concoction in your home is enough to try this holiday drink. The aroma of the orange and cinnamon added to this recipe is just heavenly.
Recipe: Capital Eggnog
This classic holiday beverage needs no introduction and can be served warm or cold, with or without alcohol—but you know what we prefer!
Warm Spiced Sangria
Recipe: Warm Spiced Sangria
Subtle flavors of black peppercorns, whole allspice, and all cloves, as well as orange rind strips and juice, makes this infused wine punch warm and festive. Garnish with a cinnamon stick for extra cheer!
Hot Bourbon-Orange Tea Toddy
Recipe: Hot Bourbon-Orange Tea Toddy
Fresh ginger, lemon and honey take this warm mixture of hot tea and bourbon to the next level. A very small pinch of dried crushed red pepper gives a little extra heat.
3-D Hot Chocolate
Recipe: 3-D Hot Chocolate
This decadent drink gets its name from three “D” ingredients: dark chocolate, dulce de leche and Drambuie liqueur (scotch whiskey flavored with honey and spices). Its not-too-sweet recipe is sure to be a hit.
Hot Chocolate with Almond Liqueur
A little more traditional and simple, this hot chocolate can be served with a bunch of stir-ins such as sugar cubes, chocolate chunks, candy-coated chocolate pieces, and biscotti for a festive party!
Apple-Cranberry Holiday Wassail
Recipe: Apple-Cranberry Holiday Wassail
We like this warm beverage with dark rum or bourbon—the cranberry juice adds extra flavor to the apple cider for a twist on the classic recipe.
Recipe: Smuggler's Coffee
Double the rum, double the fun! Gold and dark rum grace this coffee-based drink. A little cinnamon and orange zest top off the miriad of bold flavors.
Mint-and-White-Chocolate Milk Punch
Many holiday flavors packed into one cocktail. Vodka isn't featured in many warm holiday drinks, so we're happy to have this tasty one! For a festive rim to your milk punch for a party, crush peppermint sticks, dip your cup in corn syrup, and dip again in the peppermint.
Recipe: Coconut Eggnog
This supremely sweet drink is made with coconut rum, coconut milk and shaved coconut for garnish! It's creamy, decadent and perfect for those who just love some coconut.