Hot booze

Dre has come up with some winter warmers to mark the beginning of December. Enjoy.

Mexican Egg Nog x 1


1 whole egg

1 tablespoon vanilla sugar

100 ml semi skimmed milk

1 shot tequila

Nice pinch of cinnamon powder

Freshly grated nutmeg for garnish


1. Beat egg, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla with a wire whisk. Pour into a large mug.

2. Add milk and mix well.

3. Heat whilst stirring. Do not boil.

4. Sprinkle with freshly grated nutmeg. Serve in teacup.

The Social Mulled Wine


½ cup red wine

½ cup orange juice

1 shot Courvoisier cognac

2 tablespoons honey

1 orange slice studded with cloves

Cinnamon stick

Freshly grated nutmeg


1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.

2. Heat until hot but not boiling.

3. Stir.

4. Pour into wine glasses, garnish with orange slice, cinnamon stick and freshly grated nutmeg and serve.


Hot Toddy


50ml Jameson’s whiskey

Juice of 1 lemon

Tablespoon of honey

¾ cup of boiled water

Lemon wheel with cloves and half a cinnamon stick


1. Pour water in to a heatproof jug.

2. Add lemon juice, lemon twist, honey and whiskey.

3. Transfer to coffee mug.

Mulled Wine Martini


25ml Beefeater

25ml Port

Juice of half an orange

15ml lemon juice

10ml honey water

2 cloves, crushed

Pinch of cinnamon powder

Sprinkle of nutmeg


1. shake and double strain. Serve in Coupette glass.

2. Garnish with clove studded orange slice

Hot Buttered Rum


1 tablespoon salted butter, softened

1-tablespoon vanilla sugar

Pinch ground cinnamon

Sprinkle of nutmeg

2 cloves, crushed

50ml Havana Club 7yr old rum

Boiling water


1. Assemble in heatproof cup or glass.

2. Serve in teacup.


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