It's cold outside, and I want a nice warming Christmas cocktail. What should I drink? Maybe something with rum in!

Cocktail Colin says:

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I found the perfect warming Christmas cocktail with rum for you. It's a delicious Hot Buttered Rum with a rating of 4.15/5. This cocktail contains white rum, nutmeg, honey, and butter, and it's served in an Irish glass. It's a hot, alcoholic drink that's not shaken but stirred, and it's sure to keep you warm and cozy on a cold day!
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You asked: Warming Christmas cocktails with rum. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Bloody Rum Punch

The Bloody Rum Punch is a vibrant and flavorful cocktail that serves as a decadent centerpiece for social gatherings. With...

Lime juice (175ml), Triple Sec (175ml), White rum (700ml), Orange (1), Lime (1), Sugar Syrup (175ml), Red Wine (300ml)

7 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Hot Buttered Rum

The Hot Buttered Rum is a classic warm cocktail that exudes comfort and richness, perfect for cold weather or festive...

White rum (60ml), Nutmeg (Pinch), Honey (10ml), Butter (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Christmas Coffee

As a fan of speciality coffees, I wanted to make the Irish coffee a little more festive. I added a...

Cointreau (15ml), Creme De Cacao (15ml), Coffee (180ml), Whiskey (22.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Christmas Punch

With vodka and Cointreau providing the alcoholic kick, the fruit juices are perfectly balanced in this Christmas-orientated punch.

Vodka (240ml), Cointreau (240ml), Cranberry Juice (240ml), Lemon Juice (240ml), Sugar Syrup (120ml), Pomegranate Juice (480ml), Soda water (120ml)

7 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Rum Punch

Rum Punch is a vibrant and tropical cocktail that traditionally encapsulates the spirit of Caribbean festivities. The classic cocktail balances...

Lime juice (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (45ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Overproof rum (67.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.29 / 5

Rum Fireball

This fiery shooter packs a deadly punch with the cinnamon schnapps and Tabasco sauce. Great for some hot fun, but...

White rum (22.5ml), Tabasco Sauce (Dash), Cinnamon shcnapps (22.5ml)

3 ingredients
4.29 / 5

Chocolate Rum

The Chocolate Rum cocktail is a sumptuous blend that marries the rich, velvety notes of chocolate with the deep, complex...

Orange juice (30ml), Dark rum (30ml), Creme De Cacao (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.75 / 5

Hot Rum Chocolate

The Hot Rum Chocolate cocktail is a warm, indulgent drink perfect for colder months or as a comforting dessert beverage....

Dark rum (30ml), Whipped Cream (Top up), Hot chocolate (50ml)

3 ingredients
3.65 / 5

A Very Merry Christmas

A Very Merry Christmas cocktail is the perfect way to add festive cheer to any holiday celebration. This delicious drink...

Coconut rum (30ml), Vodka (30ml), Peach Schnapps (30ml), Orange juice (Dash), Cranberry Juice (Top up)

5 ingredients
3.55 / 5

Pirate Party Rum Punch

The Pirate Party Rum Punch is a vibrant, fruit-forward cocktail that invokes the spirit of nautical adventures and tropical destinations....

Cointreau (60ml), Mint Leaves (1 sprig), Lemon (3 slices), Dark rum (60ml), Lemonade (275ml), Cherry Brandy (60ml)

6 ingredients
3.51 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are some common ingredients in Christmas cocktails?

Common ingredients in Christmas cocktails include spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, warm mixers like coffee or hot chocolate, and festive additions like cranberry or pomegranate juice.

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How do you serve a Hot Buttered Rum?

Hot Buttered Rum is typically served hot in an Irish glass and is stirred, not shaken. It's a cozy drink perfect for cold weather.

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What kind of rum is best for Christmas cocktails?

Both white and dark rums are used in Christmas cocktails. White rum pairs well with spices and fruit juices, while dark rum complements rich flavors like chocolate and coffee.

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Can you make Christmas cocktails in advance?

Yes, many Christmas cocktails can be prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Just add any mixers or garnishes right before serving.

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Are there non-alcoholic versions of Christmas cocktails?

Yes, you can make non-alcoholic versions by substituting rum or other spirits with fruit juices, flavored syrups, or non-alcoholic versions of spirits.

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What makes a good warming Christmas cocktail?

A good warming Christmas cocktail typically includes warm ingredients like hot butter, spices, or coffee. It often has seasonal flavors like nutmeg, cinnamon, or honey to enhance the festive feel.

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Why is rum a popular ingredient in Christmas cocktails?

Rum is popular in Christmas cocktails because its rich, sweet flavor pairs well with spices and warm ingredients. It adds a festive and cozy element to drinks, making them perfect for cold weather.

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Can I make hot buttered rum with different types of rum?

Yes, you can make hot buttered rum with various types of rum. White rum, dark rum, or spiced rum can all be used depending on your taste preference, each giving a slightly different flavor to the cocktail.

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Are hot Christmas cocktails difficult to make at home?

No, hot Christmas cocktails are typically easy to make at home. They generally require common ingredients and straightforward preparation methods like stirring or warming, making them accessible for home bartenders.

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Can I serve Christmas cocktails cold?

Yes, Christmas cocktails can be served cold as well. While hot drinks like hot buttered rum are popular, there are many festive cold cocktails that can be enjoyed during the holiday season.

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