WE'RE INTO: BEST COLD WEATHER COCKTAILS IN NYC AND BROOKLYN

 

It’s Dec 1st., meaining it’s time to get your internal alpaca sweater on. Whether you’re into egg nog, hot toddys, spiced rum, or hot chocolate, you’re sure to find something on this list to fill you up with Holiday cheer…over and over again. We scavenged New York and Brooklyn for our top picks.

The Harvest: Pumpkin rye, honey, lemon,  and cinnamon. Served hot. @ Veronica People’s Club. 105 Franklin St (between Milton St & Noble St) Brooklyn

Sage Julep: Keep bad vibes at bay with buffalo trace, fresh sage, and quince syrup. @ Dumont, 432 Union Ave Brooklyn, NY 11211.  

Spiced Apple Cider: We’re seriously into this blend of allspice, dried mixed apples, orange, hibiscus, and apple brandy. @ Cupping Room Cafe, 359 w. Broadway New York, NY 10013.

Mercy of a Rude Stream : Lemongrass, pink peppercorn vodka, vanilla, honey, mint, lime, baked apple bitters. @ Elsa, 217 E 3rd St.

Ixcacao: Beat the cold with this locally-famous alchoholic hot chocolate. Beware, it’s super spicy. @  588 Grand St. (betwen Lorimer and Leonard)

Brandy Milk Punch: Bliss is found in french brandy, brown sugar, vanilla, and cocoa nibs served chilled. @ Rye 247 S 1st St, Brooklyn

Hot Orange Chocolate: Hang out at Bryant Park and sip on this delicious hot chocolate spiked with orange liquer. @ Bryant Park between 40th and 42nd St

Spiked Hot Chocolate: This decadent treat is made with roasted hazlenut grounds and tastes like Nutella in a cup. @ Otto, 1 5th Ave (between 5th and University) New York, NY

and last but not least…

Hot Chocolate from City Bakery: A New York institution  made of melted candy bars.  Check out City Bakery’s Annual Hot Chocolate Festival, held every February, featuring flavors such us banana peel, vanilla bean, malted milk, and boubon hot chocolate. Check out the video about this legendary cuppa chocolatey goodness above.

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