Booze makes me less cold, and hot cocktails are the answer to a frigid winter. Here are some recommendations for those seeking sizzling hot cocktails this season!
The Ribbon: Mulled Wine
20 West 72nd Street (between Central Park West and Columbus)
Served hot with a cinnamon stick, the seasonal offering of Ribbon Mulled Wine is made with red wine, raisin-infused bourbon and mulled spices (allspice, clove, cinnamon, orange zest, pomegranate molasses and honey).
Beacon Bar: Hot Toddy
2130 Broadway (between 74th and 75th Streets)
This sleek (and usually not-too-crowded) hotel bar serves a delicious hot toddy which is just $8 during their happy hour!
Dublin House – Irish Coffee
225 West 79th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)
It takes an old school Irish bar to serve this old school Irish classic in its best form.
The Milling Room – Hot Buttered Rum
446 Columbus Ave (between 81st and 82nd Streets)
One of a small handful of dessert cocktails offered by the popular UWS restaurant.
Cafe Lalo – Various “Exquisite Cocoas”
201 West 83rd Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)
All topped with whipped cream, you can get hot cocoa with a whole array of boozy options; amaretto, Irish cream, peppermint Schopps and Frangelico, just to name a few.
Community Food & Juice – Hot Buttered Cider
2893 Broadway (between 112th and 113th Streets)
Served with warm maple butter and cinnamon. Add Anejo gold rum for an extra $6.
The Flying Fisherman: Winter’s Hot Apricot
269 Columbus Ave (between 72nd and 73rd Streets)
Lilly’s Cocktail & Wine Bar: Peppermint Vodka Hot Chocolate
50 West 72nd Street (between Central Park West and Columbus Ave)