Warming Winter Cocktails

Remember remember the fifth of November. How do you celebrate bonfire night?

Whether you’re attending your local firework display this weekend, or hosting friends round the bonfire in your own back garden, we’ve got some recipes to keep you toasty this Guy Fawkes Night.

Time to put those cocktail shakers back in the cupboard and grab the kettle! Enjoy these concoctions in our Torrington Tankard or Falstaff Tankard to get the true autumnal feel.

The Classic Hot Toddy

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

1½ ounce brown liquor such as brandy, whiskey or rum

1 tablespoon honey

½ ounce lemon juice

1 cup hot water

Cinnamon stick, lemon wedge and star anise

Combine the first four ingredients into the bottom of a warmed mug. Garnish this with lemon, cinnamon stick or star anise.

For all of you out there looking for something a bit different –

Chai Toddy

3 ounces Green Tea Liqueur

4 ounces steeped Gold-Tipped Assam Black Tea

Chai Spices

1 ounce double cream

Combine the liqueur with the steeped tea. Add the Chai spices and sit for 2 minutes. Strain the liquid, reserving cinnamon stick for garnish. Add the double cream and et voila!

Sit back, relax and sip on your warming drink and enjoy the fireworks!