A cozy blanket might be nice, but really, the best way to deal with the dropping temperatures is a seasonal drink. Which is why Thrillist asked West Village bar Joseph Leonard to create some cocktails to replace the eggnog-shaped hole in your heart. These four concoctions were all invented by head bartender Daniel Trujillo, and half use the Puerto Rican Coquito recipe. So before you break out the shaker, take a peak at the Coquito instructions
2 (12 oz.) cans evaporated milk 2 (14 oz.) cans sweetened condensed milk 1 (15 oz.) can coconut cream, such as Coco López Ground cinnamo
Got it? Good. Here are four wintery drinks to help you through the next few months
Pinero's Back Up Dancer 1.5 oz Maker's Mark 0.5 oz amaretto 2.5 oz coquito mix
Rinse the glass with Famous Grouse and serve in a coupe after pouring it through a fine strainer. Garnish with Mexican canela
Sweet Fortuno 1.5 oz Gosling's Rum 0.5 oz chambord 2.5 oz coquito mix
Rinse the coupe glass with Kalua and serve after pouring it through a fine strainer. Garnish with Mexican canela.
Guadalupe Victoria's Calpulli 1.5 oz tequila reposado 0.5 Pedro Ximenez
Rinse the coupe glass with Mezcal and serve after pouring though a fine strainer. Garnish with Mexican canela.
An Old Fashioned Mezcal Two Step 1.5 oz mezcal 0.5 oz cherry herring Splash campari 0.5 grapefruit juice Splash agave syrup 2 dashes allspice
Stir and pour in a rocks glass with ice and top it with ginger ale. Garnish with orange peel.