Burning Barn’s Wonderful Winter Warmers

Burning Barn’s Wonderful Winter Warmers


With the cold winter weather swiftly upon we’re swapping out the ice cubes and sun-loungers for a tipple of wintery warmness. There’s nothing quite like something warming in a Bothy after a highland adventure or a thermos full of Spiced Rum Hot Chocolate to accompany you on a winter’s walk. So, to help keep you merry and warm this season we’re bringing you three of our favourite winter warmers.  

Spiced Honey Hot Toddy

A fantastic new addition to our Cocktail List, you heard it here first. The Spiced Honey Hot Toddy is a serious head-turner, given its gorgeous citrusy smell and ideal if you’re looking for a refreshing winter cocktail.

Mix all your ingredients together then top with boiling water, add a slice of lemon and fresh ginger and serve in your favourite tea mug.


Spiced Rum Hot Chocolate

This one’s a sure-fire crowd pleaser, easy to make in a large batch and the ideal accompaniment to any Christmas gathering.

  • 4 tsp Cocoa Powder
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • 100g Dark Chocolate
  • 500 ml Milk
  • Brown Sugar/ Honey to taste
  • 100 ml BB Spiced Rum (Not optional) 
  • Marshmallows (Optional)

Hot chocolate in gold mug with whipped cream

Pour the milk into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat, add the chocolate and cinnamon. Stir until the chocolate has melted. Add cocoa powder, sugar and rum. Simmer for a further minute or two.

Pour into your favourite mug and enjoy next to a roaring fire, our Rum’s chilli kick will warm you up in no time.

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