Give me the top 10 cocktails that people like to drink on a cold winter night, in front of a fire, while watching a movie.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found some cocktail options that people like to enjoy on a cold winter night: - Hot Toddy - Christmas Tea Warmer - Winter pimms punch - Mulled Wine - Warm Bourbon Cider - Black Tower Winter Warmer - Winter Snow - Glogg - Southern Winter Cup
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You asked: Top cocktails for a cold winter night by the fire. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Winter pimms punch

Winter Pimm's Punch is a warming and fruity cocktail, ideal for the colder months and festive gatherings. It's a twist...

Brandy (500ml), Apple Juice (1500ml), Orange (3), Apple (3), Pimm's No. 1 (500ml), Cinnamon (2)

6 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Mulled Wine

This delicious mixture of red wine and mulled spices has the ultimate scent of Christmas. It is possible that this...

Nutmeg (Pinch), Cloves (5), Red Wine (45ml), Cinnamon (Pinch), Orange (Wedge ), Lemon Juice (15ml), Honey (2 teaspoons), Orange liqueur (15ml)

8 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy, with its warming blend of spices and sweet honey aroma, is the perfect comforter and will soothe...

Honey (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (1 teaspoon), Lemon Juice (7.5ml), Whiskey (45ml), Cloves (3)

5 ingredients
4.75 / 5

Warm Bourbon Cider

A delicious hot cider drink with wonderful undertones of cinnamon and nutmeg.

Ginger (3 teaspoons), Nutmeg (3 teaspoons), Bourbon (300ml), Cinnamon (6 teaspoons), Cider (2000ml)

5 ingredients
4.5 / 5


Glogg is a traditional warm Scandinavian cocktail that conjures up cozy images of winter and the festive holiday season. It...

Ginger (Teaspoon), Sugar (90ml), Red Wine (750ml), Cinnamon (Stick), Cloves (15), Cardamom pods (6)

6 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Christmas Tea Warmer

A great cocktail to warm up those cold nights throughout the winter.

Orange liqueur (30ml), Amaretto (30ml), Cinnamon (Stick), Black tea (250ml)

4 ingredients
4.46 / 5

White Christmas

The White Christmas cocktail is a decadent and festive drink, capturing the essence of the holiday season through its luxurious...

Vodka (15ml), Creme De Menthe (Dash), Chocolate liqueur (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.99 / 5

Black Tower Winter Warmer

A cosy cocktail that will warm you inside and out. Perfect for chilly autumn evenings with friends or loved ones.

Brandy (Dash), Honey (Dash), Red Wine (375ml), Sugar (3 tablespoons), Cinnamon (2 sticks), Vanilla pod (1)

6 ingredients
3.95 / 5

Southern Winter Cup

Move over mulled wine and make way for The Southern Winter Cup, the ultimate winter warmer this Christmas. Expert cocktail...

Whiskey (180ml), Apple Juice (500ml), Sugar (Pinch), Cider (1000ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

5 ingredients
3.59 / 5

Winter Snow

The Winter Snow cocktail is a creamy and indulgent drink that offers a harmonious blend of Bailey's Irish Cream, coffee...

Bailey's (30ml), Coffee liqueur (15ml), Milk (Dash), Whiskey (15ml)

4 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 classic winter cocktails?

Classic winter cocktails often include warm, spiced beverages like Mulled Wine, Hot Toddy, and spiked ciders. These drinks are perfect for enjoying on a cold evening.

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How can I make my winter cocktail more festive?

Adding seasonal spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves can make a winter cocktail more festive. Incorporating holiday flavors like cranberry, orange, or apple cider can also enhance the festive feel.

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What ingredients are commonly used in winter cocktails?

Common ingredients in winter cocktails include whiskey, brandy, red wine, cider, and various spices such as cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Honey and citrus fruits like orange and lemon are also popular additions.

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Are there non-alcoholic options for winter cocktails?

Yes, there are many non-alcoholic options for winter cocktails. You can make warm spiced apple cider, a non-alcoholic mulled wine with grape juice, or a festive spiced hot chocolate.

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What glassware should I use for winter cocktails?

Winter cocktails are often served in mugs or heat-resistant glassware to handle the warmth of the drink. For example, a Hot Toddy is typically served in a mug, while a mulled wine might be served in a glass mug or heatproof glass.

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