Bourbon-Spiked Spiced Hot Chocolate

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 24, 2015

It’s still cool enough to enjoy a warm libation. This one combines two great flavors-bourbon and dark chocolate. (from Garden & Gun Magazine)

Ingredients:  2 oz. bourbon whiskey 6 oz. spiced hot chocolate* Cinnamon stick or marshmallow, for garnish

*Spiced Hot Chocolate Makes enough for 4 drinks                                                                           3 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup sugar 1 cinnamon stick 2 whole star …

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Hot Whiskey Punch:

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 17, 2015

These days of the early year are often cold, wet and dark. We need to liven up the soul and spirit with a warm, comforting libation like this hot whiskey punch.

Ingredients: 1-liter blended whiskey, 3 cups water, 1 cup granulated sugar, 8 whole cloves, 4 lemons peeled and sliced into rounds. (save peel), 2 cinnamon sticks.

Preparation: In a non-reactive saucepan, add water, sugar, cinnamon sticks, …

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Grandma’s Old Fashioned Hot Toddy Cold Remedy

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 10, 2015

Dating back to at least the 17th century, traditional toddies were concocted with booze, water and either sugar or honey to act as a sweetening agent. It’s unclear where exactly toddies originated, and many cultures have variations on the traditional drink using local spirits or other ingredients. Historically consumed as a warming mechanism on cold nights, hot toddies developed a …

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Hot New Year’s Apple-Pear Cider:

Posted by Mr BBQ on January 3, 2015

Let’s start out the “Q” Year with a healthy, warmer-upper that the whole family can enjoy. Lots of great Vitamin C in this sipper. It’s a good for you libation to start off the year.

Ingredients: 2 qts. apple cider, 1 quart pear juice, 1/4 cup white sugar, 10 whole cloves, 6 whole allspice, 4 cinnamon sticks. Lemon and/or orange slices …

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The Prince of Wales–

Posted by Mr BBQ on December 27, 2014

Sweet champagne, muddled pineapple, and warming rye whiskey form the basis for this pre-Prohibition era cocktail. The recipe for this version comes from New York City bar and restaurant The Beagle.


INGREDIENTS: 1 1-inch cube of pineapple, 1/4 oz. simple syrup, 1/2 oz. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. maraschino liqueur, 1 1/2 oz. rye whiskey, Champagne, to top,Lemon twist, to garnish,6 ice …

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