Holiday Drinks

Santa’s Whiskers

All the wonderful, classic Holiday cocktails and I have to post my own. The nerve! I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking that I should be devoting this space to the Zig Zag Hot Buttered Rum or – well really, I don’t know that there’s anything else that needs to go on that list. Still, [...]

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5 Rum Drinks For The Holidays

Snowflakes are falling.  Gifts are being wrapped and given. Cards and candles are everywhere.  It’s almost like there’s something special going on this time of year. While spending time – willingly or otherwise – with friends and family, it just feel right without the right drink to add to the merriment (or help with the [...]

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Egg Nogg

Egg Nogg, or Egg Nog, or Eggnog – however you spell it, it’s synonymous with the holidays.  A drink older than the term “cocktail” that many associate with it, its origins lie somewhere in the 18th Century with popular “flips” or drinks made with spirits and eggs, often served hot, but not necessarily so. Much [...]

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Volcano House Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum is a frequent holiday drink that frequently finds itself at the business end of tinkering.  In a recent post I discussed the essential or basic Hot Buttered Rum, a simple mixture of rum, butter, hot water, sugar, and spices.  Any drink that exists as long as Hot Buttered Rum is bound to [...]

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Hot Buttered Rum

When the weather starts getting nippy* and additional layers of clothes are required for keeping yourself from freezing to your couch, warm drinks are a perfect way to keep yourself thawed out.  Of course, a little rum never hurts. Hot Buttered Rum 2 oz Rum 3 tsp Sugar .5 tsp Allspice .5 tsp Cloves 1 [...]

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Rum & Cider

“The time has come,” the Dood did say, “to talk of many things. Of rums and spice and MxMo posts – of muddlers and slings!” Once again Mixology Monday has crept upon us. This month’s installment (round THIRTY FOUR) is being hosted by Craig Herman at Tiki Drinks & Indigo Firmaments. Craig, being something of [...]

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