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3 Christmas Drinks to Keep You Warm This Winter

Posted by Tracey on 15 November 2018

Are you getting into the Christmas spirit? So are we, so we’ve put together a list of amazing (alcoholic) Christmas drinks for you to impress your friends. Let’s get started!

1. Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine is a classic and can’t be missed during the festive season. It’s an iconic Christmas drink. We have a simple recipe here so you can make it yourself!

Mulled Wine Christmas Drink

Ingredients:

Serves: 8

  • 2 litres of dry red wine
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 dessert spoons of whole cloves
  • 2 dessert spoons of whole allspice
  • 2 large pieces of orange rind
  • 2 large pieces of lemon rind
  • 8 tablespoons of sugar (or to taste)

Method:

  1. Turn your stove on to a medium heat and in a saucepan combine the red wine, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, lemon and orange rind. Heat this gently but do not bring it to the boil. Stir in 4 tablespoons of sugar and taste to see if you would like to add more. Add as you wish
  2. Keep the wine hot on a medium/low heat to let the flavours infuse with the wine for roughly 20 minutes.
  3. Serve your wine in hot glasses or mugs.
  4. Enjoy!

2. Christmas Whiskey Cocktail

For those who like their Whiskey, this Christmas drink’s for you! We have a tempting Whiskey cocktail with an orange twist to keep you in the Christmas Spirit.

Whiskey Christmas Drink

Ingredients:

Serves: 1

  • 60 ml of Whiskey
  • 1 cube of brown sugar
  • 3 dashes of orange bitters
  • Thick orange peel or a slice

Method:

  1. Place your sugar cube in the glass and add the orange bitters. Add half a teaspoon of water and let this soak until the sugar starts to dissolve. Stir until the sugar has almost dissolved.
  2. Add your Whiskey, fill with ice to the top of the glass and stir.
  3. Rub your orange peel, slice or wedge around the edge of the glass.
  4. Squeeze your peel or wedge to release some oil or juice into the glass.
  5. Place the peel or wedge in and enjoy!

3. Eggnog

This has to be one of the most well known Christmas drinks, so how could we miss it! We have a great recipe just for you, let’s take a look…

Eggnog Christmas Drink

Ingredients:

Serves: 6

  • 6 large eggs
  • 350 grams of granulated sugar
  • 240ml whole milk
  • 120ml of double cream
  • 60-180ml of rum
  • Freshly grated nutmeg for serving

Method:

  1. Separate the eggs and place the yolks and whites in separate bowls. Cover the whites and refrigerate until needed.
  2. Whisk the yolks with the sugar by hand or with a mixer until it is smooth, creamy and a lemon colour.
  3. Add the milk, cream and rum and whisk until it has combined.
  4. Cover this and refrigerate for an hour.
  5. Before you serve, whisk the egg whites until they form stiff peaks.
  6. Fold the egg whites into the eggnog, the whites should float to the top when served.
  7. Serve the eggnog and enjoy!

Make sure to consume this one within a day as we are using raw eggs in this recipe.

That concludes our Christmas drinks list, we hope you have a great time with them and make sure to drink responsibly!

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