Cocktail: Warm Old Fashioned
Ingredients: 2oz bourbon, Angostura bitters, sugar cube, orange slice, maraschino cherry, splash of club soda, hot water
How to make it: Place sugar cube in glass, douse with 3 drops bitters. Muddle with cherry, orange, and club soda. Ditch the sad fruit remains, add bourbon, top with warm water. Garnish with fresh fruit.
Why you need to drink it this winter: Because drinking a regular Old Fashioned when it's 34 degrees out could give your mouth hypothermia.
Cocktail: Indian Summer
Ingredients: 2oz apple brandy, hot apple cider, pinch of cinnamon & sugar
How to make it: Mix ingredients, stir, garnish with cinnamon stick.
Why you need to drink it this winter: An apple brandy a day keeps the doctor away. Two apple brandies a day and you never have to see the doctor again for the rest of your life.
Cocktail: Oaxaca Chakas
Ingredients: 2oz añejo tequila, .75oz agave nectar, 1oz heavy whipping cream, 2oz milk, Oaxacan chocolate powder, whipped cream
How to make it: Mix in a pot, heat, and pour. Garnish with whipped cream.
Why you need to drink it this winter: You're better than schnapps hot chocolate.