Cocktail O'Clock: 5 Warming Drinks

Now that winter is setting in, we find ourselves craving classic cold-weather sips that warm from the inside out. Here, we offer the recipes for some of our favorite cozy cocktails.


Apple-Cinnamon RumApple-Cinnamon Rum

This winter nightcap is garnished with both ground cinnamon and a cinnamon stick.

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Mulled Cider with Red WineMulled Cider with Red Wine

This warm and spicy beverage combines apple cider, red wine, maple syrup, fresh oranges and apples, and a sprinkling of whole black peppercorns.

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Blizzard CocktailBlizzard Cocktail

Party guests will want a second helping of this hazelnut-flavored cocktail courtesy of Charles Corpion from the Four Seasons.

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Hot Buttered RumHot Buttered Rum

This variation on the basic recipe takes advantage of the deep flavor in a good, dark rum, perfectly enhanced by a spiced butter made with brown sugar -- rum's raw material -- and assertive spices such as cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Orange zest adds the exclamation point.

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Apple Pie-Spiced CiderApple Pie-Spiced Cider

What's better on a winter night than warm apple cider? Ours is flavored with cinnamon, allspice, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg.

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