New York City hasn’t seen winters in the teens in years, and now with temperatures plummeting close to single digits, we here at FoodtoEat know these nights mean staying inside, delivery, and of course warming cocktails. Here are a few unique and yummy cocktails to warm you right up and make the indoors feel a little less stuffy.
Pine Tree Martini (www.martinilovers.com)
Pine Tree Needles
1 Teaspoon Corn Syrup
2 Ounces Vodka
1 Ounce Mint Schnapps
Add corn syrup, crushed ice, vodka and mint schnapps into a martini shaker. Let sit for exactly 4.5 minutes. Strain into martini glass. Garnish martini glass base with pine tree needles.
All Warm and Fuzzy (www.barnonedrinks.com)
1 oz. Kahlua
1 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream
1 oz. Butterscotch Ripple Schnapps
1 oz. Grand Marnier
4 oz. Hot Chocolate
Mix liqueurs into hot chocolate (or coffee). Top with whipped cream.
The Blizzard Cocktail (Charles Corpion, The Four Seasons)
1.5 oz. Irish Whiskey or Rum
.5 oz Hazelnut Liqueur (such as Frangelico)
.5 oz. Irish Cream Liqueur (such as Bailey’s)
Dollop of Grand Marnier Whipped Cream
Grand Marnier Whipped Cream
1 Cup Heavy Whipped Cream
1 oz. Orange Liqueur (such as Grand Marnier)
Stir together whiskey, hazelnut liqueur, and irish cream; top with coffee. Garnish cocktail with whipped cream and serve immediately.
Dandy Shandy (Better Homes and Gardens)
4 oz. Good Quality Dark Stout or Porter Beer
4 oz. Chilled Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer
Place dark stout beer in a serving glass. Pour ginger ale atop.
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