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7 Hot Drinks for a Cold Day

Tis the season to warm up with hot drinks! Invite friends over for a post-holiday get-together and impress your guests with these seven hot drinks perfect for a cold day.

These drinks have been recommended by the staff at Purdy's Discount Wine & Liquor on Congress Street, who work with liquor every day and certainly know their cocktails! From mulled cider to hot cocoa with a kick, you're sure to find a suitable drink for every palate.

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hot cider with lemon

1) Hetta Glogg

Hetta bottle

Serve warm and garnish with orange zest.

2) Mulled Cider

hot cider with cinnamon

Your favorite cider steeped with your favorite spices and aromatics. Garnish with star anise.

3) Hot Dulce de Leche

two ducle de leche coffees

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup Nestle La Lechere, Ducle de Leche
  • 1 shot rum

4) Coffee Grind

Grind Espresso Spirit liquor bottle

  • 2 parts Death Wish brewed coffee
  • 1 part Grind Espresso Spirit
  • Garnish with floating DWC beans

5) Ginger Snap

SNAP liqueur bottle

  • 3 parts SNAP liqueur
  • 1 part Intense Ginger liqueur
  • Ribbon skewered piece of candied ginger

6) Ancho Reyes Chili & Chocolate

Ancho Reyes liqueur bottle

  • 2 parts warm Ancho Reyes liqueur
  • Glass rimmed with turbinado sugar and Hershey's cocoa powder

7) Rum Chata Latte

Rum Chata liquor

  • 1 part Rum Chata
  • 1 part skim milk
  • Foam milk with espresso machine - add 1 shot espresso if desired

Stay warm with one or two of these drinks at your next dinner party, game night, or impromptu gathering with friends, and don't forget to pick up your supplies at Purdy's Discount Wine & Liquor!

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