Let’s face it, it’s cold as balls, our noses want to crumble off and we want to crawl under ten blankets and not move until summer rolls around. Unfortunately, we are busy beavers going to and from work, class and everything else and we have to embark on out in the below freezing temperatures. This is why most of us usually have a hot winter drink in our hands, our saving grace if you will. But, let’s step it up a notch and pour a lil’ somthin’ somethin’ into those classic drinks and I assure you, you’ll warm right up!


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1. White Hot Chocolate – Add Jim Beam Maple Bourbon 


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This literally tastes like french toast in a glass and is amazing hot or cold.

Pour one shot of Jim Beam Maple into one small or medium white hot chocolate. Garnish with mini marshmallows and drizzled maple syrup (the real stuff).


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2. Caffè Mocha – Add Dr. McGillicuddy’s Melthol Mint Schnapps


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Make your own peppermint mocha!

Pour one shot of menthol mint schnapps into one small or medium caffè mocha. Use a glass with either a sugared rim dyed red or a sugar and crushed peppermint candy rim.

3. Gingerbread Latte – Add Dr. McGillicuddy’s Apple Pie Liqueur


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Gingerbread + apple pie = the right choice for your day.

Pour one shot of apple pie liquer into one small or medium gingerbread latte. Add crushed up gingersnaps and garnish with a gingersnap on the rim.

4. Regular Coffee – Add Molly’s Irish Cream


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Who needs plain old milk and sugar when you have Irish cream?

Pour one shot of Irish cream into one regular cup of coffee. You’re welcome.


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