Cocktails For The Cold

by Brandnation Integrated Ltd Collaborator

Looking for winter cocktail to keep you warm and fuzzy in the cold months, then checkout our top 3 winter warming cocktails. Here are our top three Winter cocktails.

Gimme S’more

When you hear the word “s’more” what comes to mind? A sticky marshmallow crammed between two crackers? Not quite. Here’s our adult take on the tasty treat.

  • 2, 3, 4 tablespoons of brandy
  • 1 cup hot cocoa (mug of your size)
  • As many marshmallow as possible!

Whip up a quick mug of hot cocoa as you normally do, add the brandy and give it a quick stir. Garnish generously with as many marshmallows as you see fit.

Honey-Bourbon Toddy

This drink is well renowned among medical professionals (or so we’ve heard). This Toddy will surely warm you up on those cold winter nights while simultaneously fighting cold symptoms. Getting the sniffles won’t be so bad when this is the doctor’s prescription!

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 6 tablespoons bourbon or Apple infused Bourbon
  • 2 strips lemon peel
  • 2 cinnamon sticks to stir

Simply mix together with a cinnamon stick and you are good to go.

Mulled Wine

We believe that John Snow drank this whilst doing his rounds, patrolling the wall while looking for white walkers. *SPOILER ALERT* Rumour has it that this is the drink that keeps him alive #justsaying

  • 2 cinnamon sticks, broken into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom pods
  • 1 small piece ginger, peeled
  • Grated zest of 1/2 orange
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 750ml bottle dry red wine
  • 1 cup ruby port or Madeira
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar (see Note)
  • 1/2 cup blanched whole almonds
  • 1/2 cup dark raisins
  1. Crush the cinnamon and cardamom using a mortar and pestle. Put them in a small glass jar and add the ginger, orange zest, cloves, and vodka. Let stand for 24 hours.
  2. Strain the vodka through a fine sieve into a large saucepan; discard the spices. Add the red wine, port or Madeira, sugar, vanilla sugar, almonds, and raisins, and heat over medium heat just until bubbles start to form around the edges.
  3. Serve hot in mugs, with a few almonds and raisins in each one; keep any remaining beverage warm over very low heat until ready to serve.