Winter can be a cold and depressing time for many people. One way to ease your stress and warm up from the inside out is to make yourself a nice cocktail. The following boozy drinks are sure to keep you warm this winter.

Boozy Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate

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Made with white chocolate chips and pumpkin puree, Bourbon Spiked Hot White Chocolate brings a new style to the old hot chocolate. Bourbon is added to the drink and then it can be topped with caramel and marshmallows. If you are not a bourbon drinker, you can substitute it for Kahlua or schnapps.

Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate with marshmallow

While you can simply mix hot chocolate mix with a shot (or two) of Kahlua, the recipe for homemade hot chocolate is easier than you may think. All you need is to mix milk, chocolate, vanilla, brown sugar, and salt in a saucepan until it is hot. Add some Kahlua, then top with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, or marshmallows.

Earl Grey Hot Toddy

Hot drink cocktail for New Year, Christmas, winter or autumn holidays. Toddy. Mulled pear cider or spiced tea or grog with lemon, pear, cinnamon, anise, cardamom, rosemary.

Put a little toddy in your body. Instead of adding water to your hot toddy, use brewed Earl Grey tea instead.

Hot Buttered Pumpkin Rum

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Hot Buttered Pumpkin Rum is like if the beloved Harry Potter pumpkin juice and Butterbeer had a menage a trois with dark spiced rum. What makes this recipe so good? Could be the two sticks of butter...

Lion's Tail

Homemade New Orleans Sazerac Cocktail with Bitters and Rye

This hot drink is sure to make you forget it is cold outside. A Lion's Tail consists of bourbon, bitters, allspice dram (liqueur flavored with allspice berries), lime juice, and simple syrup.

Slow Cooker Mulled Wine

Mulled wine in white rustic mugs with spices and citrus fruit

Warm Mulled Wine is like the winter version of sangria and we're here for it. Simply pour your favorite red wine in a slow cooker with brandy, honey, sugar, cloves, and cinnamon sticks. Or try adding cranberry-pomegranate juice for a fruity twist.

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Traditional mexican hot chocolate with sweet conchas bread on wooden background

Mexican Hot Chocolate calls for mezcal, not tequila as one may assume. Other specialty ingredients include white Maseca (corn flour), Mexican chocolate, and ancho chile powder to spice it up. Garnish with marshmallows and/or a cinnamon stick.

Orange Bourbon Tea

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Not only is this cold weather tea a hot, yummy drink, but it also provides relief from cold and flu season with a healthy dose of Vitamin C from fresh lemon and orange pekoe tea, plus antioxidants from fresh ginger.

Spiked Irish Coffee

Coffee with Irish whiskey and whipped cream in glass on rustic wooden surface

While coffee and Irish cream is a classic, Irish coffee has a whole different kick. Two drinks that make winter bearable are combined in this boozy drink to warm your winter. When you mix coffee with whiskey, you know you have a winner.

Smoked Maple Bourbon Chai Tea Toddy

Homemade Chai Tea Latte with anise and cinnamon stick in glass mug on wooden rustic background. Top view

Yet another toddy to warm your body, Smoked Maple Bourbon Chai Tea Toddy combines steaming hot water, two chai tea bags, a few shots of maple-flavored bourbon, and half-and-half to make for the ideal cozy drink to share by a fire.

Tom and Jerry

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This classic Christmas cocktail is a play on eggnog with brandy or cognac and rum added and served hot.

Pumpkin Spiked Coffee

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Spike your cup of joe with pumpkin spiced liqueur for a boozy PSL.


Grog. Hot drink for winter or autumn. Spicy tea and rum cocktail with lemon, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.

Dark rum, fresh lime juice, and brown sugar bring the tropics to you. With only a few ingredients, Grog is a simple drink for any cold night.

Tipsy Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate with whipped cream, nuts and cinnamon in enamel mugs with ingredients around on rustic wooden background, top view, horizontal composition

Nutella fans rejoice! Tipsy Hazelnut Hot Chocolate combines hazelnut liqueur (like Frangelico) with brandy, Nutella combined, heavy cream, and whole milk for a decadent drink that will make hazelnut lovers think they're in heaven.

Smoky, Hot Scotch Apple Cider

Hot mulled apple cider with with cinnamon sticks, cloves and anise on wooden background

Apple cider, honey, and two types of Scotch whisky —single malt and heavily peated—make this an apple cider to remember.

Boozy Bicerin

Bicerin is a traditional hot drink native to Turin, Italy, made of espresso, drinking chocolate, and whole milk

Italy's version of the mocha, Bicerin is a combination of coffee, cream, and chocolate. Add your fave booze to this sweet and smooth drink to warm your bones and soothe your soul on any cold wintery night.

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