Best Hot Cocktails

  Last modified on January 5th, 2019

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 Owl’s Tail: Grownup Hot Chocolate

215 West 75th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)

The Owls Tail NYC

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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!

Beacon Bar Hot Toddy

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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.

Dublin House Irish Coffee

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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.

Milling Room Hot Buttered Rum

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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.

Cafe Lalo Cafe De France

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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.

Community Hot Buttered Cider

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The Flying Fisherman: Winter’s Hot Apricot

269 Columbus Ave (between 72nd and 73rd Streets)

The recently opened Flying Fisherman serves this tangy hot delight is concocted with apricot brandy, orange honey, lemon and cinnamon.
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Lilly’s Cocktail & Wine Bar: Peppermint Vodka Hot Chocolate

50 West 72nd Street (between Central Park West and Columbus Ave)

A full dessert in a glass: peppermint tea infused vanilla vodka in hot chocolate topped with whipped cream, marshmallows & crushed peppermint candy cane

Uptown Lillys

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