‘ Great Christmas Drinks Just Right for Cold Winter Evenings ‘

#AceFoodNews – Featured Post:Dec.17 – These 21 hot and cold festive drinks just in time for Christmas. Enjoy.

♫ Oh the weather outside is frightful / And this booze is damn delightful ♫

1. Spiced Irish Coffee

Spiced Irish Coffee

Whiskey + coffee: a perfectly acceptable way to start a cold winter day. Get the recipe.

2. Slow Cooker-Mulled Wine With Cranberries and Rosemary

 Big-batch slow cooker cocktails FTW. Get the recipe.

3. Orange Bourbon Tea

Orange Bourbon Tea

Get the recipe for this and two more easy cold-weather cocktails here.

4. Bourbon-Spiked White Hot Chocolate

Bourbon-Spiked White Hot Chocolate

Not a bourbon fan? Kahlua works too. Get the recipe.

5. Earl Grey Hot Toddy

Earl Grey Hot Toddy

Get the recipe.

6. Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Kahlua Hot Chocolate

A dozen mini-marshmallows on top are, in fact, mandatory. Get the recipe.

7. Hot Pumpkin Buttered Rum

Hot Pumpkin Buttered Rum

Butter rum > Butterbeer. Just saying. Get the recipe.

8. Mexican Hot Chocolate

More ideas here.

9. Maple-Bourbon Chai Tea Toddy

Maple-Bourbon Chai Tea Toddy

Get the recipe.

10. Winter Cranberry Martini

Winter Cranberry Martini

The homemade infused simple syrup — just cranberries, sugar, and water — is easy and delicious enough to make year-round. Get the recipe.

11. Cider Rum Punch With Thyme

Cider Rum Punch With Thyme

Unlike many cider punches, this one isn’t overly sweet — thanks to lemon juice and bitters that balance everything out. Get the recipe.

12. Homemade Candy Cane-Infused Vodka

When life gives you candy canes, spike ‘em. Get the recipe.

13. Stove Top-Mulled Wine With Brandy

Stove Top-Mulled Wine With Brandy

Get the recipe.

14. Christmas Sangria

♫ I’m dreaming of a white…wine to make sangria wiiiith ♫ Get the recipe.

15. Pumpkin and Pineapple Spiced Rum

Pumpkin and Pineapple Spiced Rum

Get the recipe.

16. Red Nose Punch

Red Nose Punch

With bourbon and beer. Get the recipe.

17. Bourbon and Citrus Sangria

This is technically dubbed “autumn sangria” but I’m just gonna drink it through the winter and ~don’t you dare~ judge. Get the recipe.

18. Sour Green Apple Margarita

Sour Green Apple Margarita

With jalapeno for warmth, obvs. Get the recipe.

19. Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria

Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria

With cognac or cava (or preferably both). Get the recipe.

20. Spicy Ginger Gold Rush

Spicy Ginger Gold Rush

Get the recipe.

21. Winter Old-Fashioned

Winter Old-Fashioned

A spiced take — cardamom, star anise, cinnamon — on a rightful classic. Get the recipe.

*And for garnish: Boozy Sparkling Cranberries

*And for garnish: Boozy Sparkling Cranberries

BRB, snacking. Get the recipe.