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.
- 25 ml BB Honey and Rum
- 25 ml BB Spiced Rum
- Juice of 1/2 a lemon
- A teaspoon of honey
- A slice of lemon and fresh ginger
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)
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.