Hot Drinks For Winter Sipping

When the weather outside feels frightful, it’s time to snuggle up with a hot cocktail. From mulled wines and ciders to toddies of all kinds, we’ve lined up some of our favorites.

Aquavit Cider
A seasonal cider inspired by the cold Norwegian winters.

Bells Will Be Ringing
Rum and apple brandy bolster this fruitcake-inspired hot toddy recipe.

Chamomile Toddy
Chamomile tea lends a floral note to this whiskey toddy.

Dulce de Leche Coffee
Sweetened milk makes this coffee drink perfect for a sweet tooth.

Hot Buttered Apple Cider
Apple cider and apple brandy mix and mingle in this autumnal blend.

King Coffee Cocktail
An after-dinner coffee cocktail gets a double dose of deliciousness when aged rum and stout beer join the mix.

Mulled White Wine
A simple switch—white wine for the more traditional red—livens up this winter warmer.

Sportsman’s Club Hot Toddy
Tawny port and orange liqueur add spice and complexity to this rich whiskey hot toddy.

Spicy Mulled Cider
Cinnamon, allspice and more seasonal spices help spruce up this hot cider cocktail.

Sweet Nothings Hot Toddy
Spice things up with this rooibos and black pepper–infused bourbon toddy.

Tahini Hot Chocolate
Nutty tahini makes this hot chocolate extra rich and creamy.

Porter Whiskey Hot Toddy
If you like beer and whiskey, you’ll love this warming mix.


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