If you thought that summer is the perfect season for cocktails, you couldn’t be more wrong. There are over a dozen lip-smacking cocktails (whiskey/vodka-based) that are perfect to dazzle the mood and light the party when the temperature drops. Whatever the occasion or the conversation, warm up the winter by choosing to sip on popular cocktails impeccably crafted to perfection.
1. Werther’s Hot Toddy
This warm and comforting cocktail is the perfect companion for cold winter nights. Add an extra dose of caramel flavor and combine with some mildly heated and crushed Werther’s and cinnamon sticks. The lemon juice and whiskey-based beverage are great for when you want to cuddle up near the fireplace.
2. Caramel Irish Coffee
Let the classic finish of rich and creamy caramel and cream combine with Irish whiskey and coffee to create an iconic drink. Take a delicious journey with butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream that come together to lighten your winter nights by tantalizing taste buds and enlightening your senses.
3. Driven Snow Cocktail
A candy cane stirrer and a couple of gingerbread cookies delight you by blending with a creamy finish of delectable inclusions. To warm up the winter, add white chocolate liqueur, blackstrap rum, and a ginger liqueur blend with ice and water to deliver a masterpiece that redefines partying during the winters.
4. Whiskey Smash
The 19th-century classic meets contemporary tastes with a delicate combination of muddled lemon wedges and ample doses of fresh mint. The New York-modified wonderous beverage meets whiskey and cinnamon to take the saga of whiskey cocktails a notch higher.
5. Mulled wine
Let the mulling spices combined with cinnamon, served hot or warm, invigorate you and your guests throughout the occasion. A few tablespoons of maple syrup and extra liqueur spice things up when they meet sliced fresh oranges. A dry red or white wine of any brand will be the perfect base for this classic winter beverage.
6. Easy Rum Eggnog
A true-blue winter classic, rum, port wine, sugar syrup, and egg combine delicately with delicious nutmeg. This unique combination of simple and inexpensive ingredients instantly gives you a taste with a difference to start celebrations in style. Whether it’s a casual party or a quiet cold evening, you’ll have the best companion.
7. Boulevardier (Bourbon Negroni)
The simple and balanced combination of bourbon, Campari, and sweet vermouth mixed with ice in a shaker is just what makes cold nights warmer. Garnish with an orange peel to complete an exquisite cocktail served to create exceedingly good moments with enticing touches.
8. Good Tidings
Let the tantalizing blend of cranberry juice and allspice dram embrace your taste buds, leaving you asking for more. The vodka-based ice-shaken alcoholic wonder adds “oomph” to your mood with citrusy lime juice and a good dose of Cointreau. Enhance the taste and take in the aromatic scent by adding a sliced lemon studded with cloves for garnish.