In case you didn’t notice, it’s freezing outside. And it’s hard to look forward to the evenings when they only get colder. It’s also not the best to pull a cold beer out of the fridge and expect it to warm you up quickly. What will warm you up quickly are warm drinks like coffee or a tea, but at the end of a long winter week, you might want something a little stronger than your average hot breakfast beverage. Lucky for you, and all of us who put up with winter, there are some great ways to spike your coffee and tea that make for the perfect warm, winter drinks. Furthermore, these beverages are also the perfect drink for parties, quiet nights at home, and even a weekend brunch. Here are just a few warm drinks to get your juices flowing to help you deal with the cold weather.
This drink gets its name from one of its four ingredients – the Tia Maria, which is a Spanish liqueur, of course. The best way to ready this drink is to pour the liquids together slowly so they separate, put a nice little dollop of whipped cream on top, and serve it right away.
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Don’t be fooled by the name of this drink, because there are no blueberries involved. But there is tea – and zesty orange flavours, as well as amaretto. For the most impressive presentation, serve your blueberry tea in a brandy snifter and garnish it with an orange slice.
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The original recipe for this drink has a coffee base, but it’s also great with chai tea instead, thanks to the cinnamon syrup. This one is a little more laborious, also thanks to the cinnamon syrup, but the result is really unique, and definitely worth it.
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