Today, we're sharing six cocktails that will give you a warm glow. They are perfect for winter weather and each one is easy to make!
Green Apple Tiki
1 oz green apple vodka
1 oz white rum
½ oz lime juice
½ oz Midori® liqueur
Splash of pineapple juice
In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a hurricane glass. Garnish with a green apple slice.
Ingredients: 2 oz cranberry juice, 1 oz ginger liqueur, 3/4 oz vodka, splash of lemon juice
Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass.
Spicy Ginger Beer
If you like your cocktails with a bit of a kick, then this ginger beer recipe is for you. Made with fresh ginger, lime juice, and chili peppers, this drink is sure to get your blood flowing. Serve it up at your next party and watch your guests get cozy by the fire.
Hot Buttered Rum
Hot buttered rum is a delicious cocktail that will give you a warm glow. This wintertime favorite is made with rum, butter, sugar, and spices, and is served hot or cold. Hot buttered rum is the perfect drink to cozy up with on a cold night, or to enjoy after a day of skiing or sledding.
Cider Cinnamon Spice
1 cup apple cider
1 cinnamon stick
3 whole cloves
1 slice fresh ginger
1/2 ounce bourbon or whiskey
In a small saucepan, combine apple cider, cinnamon stick, cloves and ginger. Heat over medium heat until hot but not boiling. Remove from heat and let steep for 5 minutes. Pour into a glass and add bourbon or whiskey.
Wassail is a traditional holiday drink that is perfect for winter gatherings. It is made with cider or wine, spices, and sometimes brandy or rum. Wassail can be served hot or cold, and is often garnished with oranges or lemons.
This recipe for Winter Wassail from Food Network features apple cider, orange juice, lemon juice, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon. It can be served hot or cold, and is garnished with orange slices and cinnamon sticks.
For a slightly different take on Wassail, check out this recipe from Martha Stewart which features white wine, ginger ale, cranberries, and orange peel. This version is best served cold.
After a long day of work, there’s nothing better than kicking back with a delicious cocktail.