Hot Cocoa Cocktails to keep us Warm Until Spring

Friday 20th, January 2017 / 10:22 Written by
Hot Cocoa Cocktails to keep us Warm Until Spring

Hot Cocoa Cocktails to keep us Warm

The holidays are behind us but winter has only just begun! William Grant & Sons, a family-owned distillery of award-winning brands, has four hot cocoa cocktails that put a twist on the classic treat, hot chocolate. Cozy up next to the fire with a good book and enjoy these hot cocoa elixirs.

 

Icelandic Hot Chocolate

1 ½ part Reyka Vodka

6 part of Hot Chocolate (Swiss Miss)

¾ part Ancho Reyes

1 dash of Angostura Bitters

 

Glass: Hot Toddy Glass or Styrofoam Cup

Garnish: Mini Marshmallows or whip cream

Method: Build ingredients in cup

The use of Icelandic glacier spring water and lava rocks as a natural filtration system gives Reyka Vodka a silky finish. www.reyka.com

 

Cocoa Buie II

hot cocoa cocktails

2 parts Drambuie

9 parts Hot Milk

3 tbsp Hot Cocoa mix

1/8 tsp Ground Cinnamon

1/8 tsp Kosher Salt

Optional Garnish with miniature marshmallows

 

In a saucepan combine all ingredients and warm over medium heat. Stir slowly until simmering. Serve hot.

 

A unique blend of aged Scotch whiskey with a secret combination of spices, heather honey and herbs, Drambuie lives up to its name meaning, “the drink that satisfies.” www.drambuie.com

 

SJ & Hot Chocolate

hot cocoa cocktails

1 ½ parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

1½ parts Butterscotch Schnapps

3 parts Hot Chocolate

Dash of Orange bitters

 

Add equal parts liquor to hot chocolate, top with whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and garnish with a cinnamon stick or candy cane

Carefully selected rums from the finest Caribbean distilleries and a blend 100% natural spices and flavors creates the well-crafted Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum named after Norman Collins who applied the same amount of craftsmanship to his work. www.sailorjerry.com

 

Spiced Hot Chocolate

hot cocoa cocktails

1 ½ parts Milagro Añejo

3 parts Abuelita Chocolate Tablets or your favorite Hot chocolate Powder and Heavy Cream

1 pinch Grated Chili Chocolate Bar

Glass: Clear Mug

 

Build in a clear mug or other drink vessel suitable for hot beverages. Top with whipped cream and chili chocolate shavings.

The smooth, refined, agave-forward taste of Milagro Añejo is the result of it aging for 18 months in American oak barrels, six months longer than most añejos. www.milagrotequila.com

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