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10 Best Warm Winter Cocktail Recipes

November 11, 2021

10 Best Warm Winter Cocktail Recipes

When the darker nights creep in and the air starts to get crisper, we tend to find ourselves preferring to cosy up by the fire with a comfortable blanket and hibernating for the winter. But if you’re craving a cocktail or two, Drinks House 247 have put together some fantastic winter warmers. From boozy hot chocolates and hot ciders to putting a twist on classic summer cocktails - we’ve rounded up our favourite 10 winter cocktail recipes for you to enjoy. 

Winter Pimm’s

Pimm’s isn’t just a summer drink, if you know what to add, you can make it a delicious winter treat. Our ingredients serve 2 people.

Ingredients

  • 100ml of Pimm’s
  • 100ml of Brandy 
  • 500ml of apple juice 
  • 2 cinnamon sticks 
  • Apple, sliced
  • Orange, sliced
  • Ice 

Method

  1. Fill a jug with ice and add the Pimm’s, brandy and apple juice and give it a stir. 
  2. Add the cinnamon sticks and the sliced apple and orange and enjoy!

Winter Aperol Spritz

Another classic summer drink that can be transformed into a seasonal winter cocktail just by adding a couple of ingredients. Our ingredients serve 2 people.

Ingredients

  • 100ml of Aperol 
  • 100ml of Prosecco
  • 50ml of pomegranate juice 
  • 50ml of soda water
  • Grapefruit wedges to garnish
  • Ice 

Method

  1. Fill a glass with ice and top with Aperol and pomegranate juice. 
  2. Add the prosecco and soda water. 
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge and enjoy!

 Winter Sangria

This cranberry and orange-infused mix is just what you need to hold onto that summer feeling but with a winter twist. Our ingredients serve 4 people.

Ingredients 

  • 750ml bottle of red wine 
  • 200ml of Aperol 
  • 200ml of Cointreau 
  • 2 oranges, thinly sliced and quartered
  • 2 apples, cut into chunks 
  • Handful of cranberries

Method

  1. Combine the wine, Cointreau, Aperol, cranberries, oranges and apples into a larger jug or punch bowl. 
  2. Refrigerate the sangria for 2 to 6 hours before serving.

Hot Spice Buttered Rum

Treat yourself to a gently spiced buttered rum on a cold winter night tucked up by the fire. Our ingredients serve 2 people.

Ingredients

  • 100ml of Spice Rum 
  • 200ml of water
  • 25g of butter
  • 1 blood orange, zested and juiced
  • 1-star anise
  • 1 TSP of maple syrup
  • 1 TSP of ground cinnamon

Method

  1. Heat all the ingredients in a saucepan until it’s hot but isn’t boiling. 
  2. Stir gently and then let it sit for a few minutes. 
  3. Strain into 2 mugs.

Mulled Wine Cocktail

This is the perfect winter cocktail as it can be served hot to warm you up after a day out in the fresh air. Our ingredients serve 2 people.

Ingredients

  • 750ml bottle of red wine 
  • 150ml of Cointreau 
  • 150ml of water 
  • 100g of light-brown sugar
  • 1-star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick 
  • 2 oranges 
  • 1 lemon

Method

  1. Put the brown sugar in a pan with the star-anise, cinnamon stick and 150ml of water. Bring to the boil whilst stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  2. Simmer this for 2 minutes and then pour into a large jug and leave to cool. 
  3. Thinly slice the lemon and oranges and add them to the jug, along with the Cointreau and bottle of red wine. Stir well and chill for at least 2 hours or overnight if possible.
  4. Pour into a saucepan and gently warm without re-boiling and serve in heatproof glasses. 

Hot Spiced Cider

Make a batch of this spiced cider when friends come over and enjoy! Our ingredients serve 4 people.

Ingredients

  • 1L of Apple Cider
  • 100ml of Whiskey 
  • 100ml of Cointreau 
  • 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

Method

  1. Place all the ingredients in a saucepan over a low heat and cook for 5 minutes until it's warm. Make sure you don’t let it boil. 
  2. Ladle into heatproof mugs and serve.

Caramel, Apple and Cinnamon Hot Toddy

There is no better way to warm up on a crisp winter’s night, with a hot toddy. Combined with caramel, apple and cinnamon, you can’t get any better than this winter cocktail. Our ingredients serve 2 people.

Ingredients

  • 100ml of apple pie liqueur 
  • 75g of caster sugar
  • 100ml of apple juice
  • 250ml of water
  • 4 cinnamon sticks 
  • Whipped cream to serve
  • Ground cinnamon to dust

Method

  1. Place the sugar in a saucepan over a high heat with 1 TBP of water. 
  2. Cook by swirling the pan for 5 minutes until it has turned into caramel.
  3. Using a metal spoon, stir in the water and swirl the pan again until the caramel and water are combined. 
  4. Stir in the apple juice and cinnamon sticks and stir, then slowly add the liqueur. 
  5. Divide among glasses and spoon over some whipped cream and dust with cinnamon to serve.

Cranberry and Rum Warmer

Another favourite that you can try includes this delicious and aromatic rum and cranberry drink. Our ingredients serve 2 people.

Ingredients

Method

  1. Put the cranberry and lemon juice and cinnamon stick in a saucepan and gentle simmer over a medium heat for around 5 minutes. 
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the rum.
  3. We recommend drinking this straight away. 

Campfire Espresso Martini

This winter cocktail serves up a serious case of campfire vibes with a very mature twist. Our ingredients serve 2 people.

Ingredients

Method

  1. Combine the vodka, espresso, and marshmallow syrup into a cocktail shaker and shake all together for a few minutes. 
  2. Double strain into a coupe glass or glass of your choice. 
  3. For the garnish, place 2 marshmallows onto a dampened skewer, toast slightly and place on top of the glass.

Baileys Hot Chocolate

A classic winter cocktail, the Baileys hot chocolate! Our ingredients serve 2 people.

Ingredients

  • 50ml of Baileys
  • 4 TSP of hot chocolate powder 
  • 400ml of milk 
  • Whipped cream 
  • Marshmallows 

Method

  1. In a saucepan, gently warm the milk. 
  2. Add the hot chocolate powder into 2 mugs and divide the milk. 
  3. Add a shot of Baileys in each mug.
  4. Squirt the whipped cream on top and garnish with marshmallows. 

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