Spicy Mulled Cider

Posted by Mr BBQ on December 14, 2013

Mulled cider is a must once the weather turns cool and this recipe will warm you, and a room full of friends, to the core.

Ingredients:

3 cups fresh apple cider
4 whole star anise pods
1/2 tsp. whole allspice berries
1 tsp. whole cloves
1 5-inch Ceylon cinnamon stick
4 white cardamom pods, cracked
2 orange wheels, quartered
2 lemon wheels, quartered
Tools: saucepan, wooden spoon, ladle
Glass: mug

Preparation:
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Kentucky Coffee

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on December 7, 2013

Time to enjoy a hot defroster! Here’s a sweet little number sure to warm you up.

Sit back and enjoy this creamy concoction that will delight your taste buds and help you defrost..

Ingredients:

1 oz. Maker’s Mark Bourbon

1 oz. creme liqueur

1/2 oz. Hazelnut liqueur

5oz. hot coffee

Optional: whipped cream

Preparation:

Pour Maker’s Mark® Bourbon and cream liqueur into an Irish coffee glass. Add Hazelnut Liqueur …

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Hot Cranberry Orange Cider

Posted by Mr BBQ on December 1, 2013

One of my favorite holiday flavors-cranberries and orange. Love em for muffins, pancakes, waffles, bread loaves! Here’s a family friendly flavorful warmer-upper, or with the addition of rum or vodka can be made into an adults only libation. However, don’t add the booze, until you’re ready to serve this drink.

Ingredients: 4 whole cloves,3 cups cranberry juice cocktail,4 allspice berries 1/4 cup …

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Time to enliven the spirt with this holiday libation

Posted by Mr BBQ on November 24, 2013

Time for some hot holiday cheer! Next to egg nog, this libation is very much a holiday tradition in many homes—Hot Buttered Rum— Spiced rum drinks are especially popular during the winter months. Charles Coulombe, author of Rum: The Epic Story of the Drink that Conquered the World, writes that rum has always been an “important component of American holiday celebrations”, hot …

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Hot Cider Toddy

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 23, 2013

A hot toddy is basically a shot or two of any potent spirit added to a cup of hot water. At Paley’s Place in Portland, Oregon, bartender Suzanne Bozarth puts a French spin on this warming drink with a slug of apple brandy, such as Calvados

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups water 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons honey,
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups …

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