Cole Saladino/Thrillist

(Definitely not Harry Potter™) Butter Beer

Ingredients:

  • At least two 2L of cream soda
  • 3 tsp butterscotch extract
  • Rum
  • Whipped cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon (optional)

Directions:

  • OK, so pour all the cream soda into the crockpot first.
  • Add rum.
  • Add the butterscotch and vanilla extract and stir.
  • Add whip cream to the top and stir (if you want).
  • Cook for like, an hour.
  • When drinking, feel free to add whipped cream to the top of you glass, and sprinkle in a little cinnamon if you are feeling spicy.
  • Don't add actual beer to the drink.
  • Rejoice.
Cole Saladino/Thrillist

Non-Denominational Rumchata Nog Explosion

Ingredients:

  • Eggnog
  • Milk (optional)
  • Rumchata
  • More rum (optional, but highly recommended)
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Peppermint candy
  • 1 tbsp nutmeg 

Directions:

  • Fill the pot with eggnog, you can cut it with milk if you prefer it to be a little thinner (I'd recommend it).
  • Add the Rumchata, and if you're trying to get saucy, a few shots of rum (I'd recommend it).
  • Plop in some peppermint candy, cinnamon sticks, 1 tbsp vanilla extract, and1 tbsp of nutmeg.
  • Cook for like, 30-60 minutes.
  • Put your some extra peppermints in ziplock bag, hit vigorously with a hammer, rim your glass with the dust to get super fancy.
  • Rejoice.
Cole Saladino/Thrillist

Chocolate-Whiskey-Nutella-Marshmallow-Coffee Clusterfuck

Ingredients:

  • Milk
  • Hot chocolate mix
  • Nutella
  • Coffee 
  • Marshmallows
  • Whiskey

Directions:

  • So, fill most of the crock pot with milk.
  • Put some coffee in there, doesn't need to be heated (I used cold brew).
  • Add desired amount of whiskey.
  • Put 1/2 cup of hot chocolate mix in there, stir with passion.
  • Microwave a bowl of Nutella, drip it in there, stir with passion.
  • Put marshmallows on top, and drizzle some more Nutella.
  • Let it cook for like 3 hours for optimal flavor, or at least one hour if you are feeling antsy.
  • Pour, and decorate top with more marshmallows and Nutella drizzle.
  • Rejoice.
Cole Saladino/Thrillist

Chamomile Toddy, with Bourbon

Ingredients:

  • Chamomile tea bags
  • Sliced lemons
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Anis stars
  • Whiskey and/or brandy 
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • White wine (optional)

Directions:

  • Add about six or seven tea bags to water in the slow cooker, draping the strings over the side.
  • Cut up a bunch of lemons, and add them liberally.
  • Stick 1 tbsp of honey in there.
  • Toss some anis stars on top.
  • Cook for like, 2 hours.
  • Rejoice.
Cole Saladino/Thrillist

Johnny Appleseed's Premium Elixir Featuring Alcohol

Ingredients:

  • Apples
  • About two 2L of apple cider
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Cinnamon 
  • Bourbon 
  • Fireball -- or something like Fireball
  • Whipped cream

Directions:

  • Slice your apples.
  • Add all the cider to the pot.
  • Pour in bourbon, add a couple shots of the Fireball stuff.
  • Insert the cinnamon sticks, apples, and a couple pinches of actual cinnamon.
  • Cook for like, 2 hours.
  • Pour into a hipsterific Mason jar, top with whipped cream.
  • Rejoice.