2014 Recipe File: Hot Beverages with a Kick

As the winter months approach in the US, Mother Nature has no intention of heating things up any time soon. So, why not embrace it…with some toasty tipples.   

What better way to give in to the cold weather than serving up some hot beverages? Here Nightclub & Bar has provided you with some recipes for sippable hot cocktails with a kick to keep your guests satisfied and warm throughout the holiday season.

Babbo's Toddy
Created by Erick Castro, Boilermaker, NYC

½ oz. Campari
½ oz. Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
¾  oz. Cinnamon Syrup*

*To make cinnamon simple syrup, bring 4 cinnamon sticks, one cup sugar and one cup water to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool.

Build ingredients into warm 8 ½ oz. mug and top with boiling water. Garnish with an orange slice.

Babbo's Toddy


Café Pacifico
Created by Jacques Bezendehout 

1 ½a

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