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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.

Champurrado Hot chocolate, Oaxacan-style.

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

Hot Oaxacan Penicillin For an even more warming version of the modern classic, stir up this take that switches out the scotch with tequila and mezcal and turns up the heat.

Matcha Mint Hot Chocolate Mindy Segal’s next-level recipe.

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

Mexican Hot Chocolate A sultry mix of Latin American spices and a touch of sweetness from coffee-flavored liqueur.

The NoMad’s Hot Buttered Rum Beautiful in its simplicity, this is the perfect 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.

Top FriendsA favorite Chinese dish is transformed into a cozy cocktail of reposado tequila, a Sichuan chili oil-infused amaro, and vegan soy sauce caramel.

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