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Dec 16, 2010 06:19 PM

Hot alcoholic drink suggestions

Headed to the Patriots game on Sunday night and fully expecting to freeze my arse off. So, I thought I'd bring a hot beverage instead of drinking beer slushies. Any suggestions? The first ideas that came to me were either a hot toddy or coffee enhanced with a mix of Kahlua, Baileys, and Frangelico. But, is there anything I can make a Thermos of and bring to the game? I'm open to all suggestions. Thanks!

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  1. hot buttered rum is another common one.

    1. Was at the game in Chicago last sunday and sustained myself on Hot Toddies. I'll be at this Sunday's game as well and plan to do the same thing. I prefer making mine with Irish Whiskey. What's nice is unlike a spiked coffee that you'll only want one or two of, you can make weaker HTs and nurse them all day.

      1. When the weather is dropping, I'm in the habit of heating up a batch of strong grog for the thermos. It's easy to make, fairly cheap, and tastes pretty good.

        Plus, whenever it cools down, you can spike your coffee with it.

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          1. re: pie22

            The typical grog recipe has a 1:1 ratio of blackstrap rum to boiling water. A strong grog recipe has a 2:1 or even a 3:1 ratio of blackstrap rum to boiling water.

            Lemon, nutmeg, and brown sugar are added for the vitamin content and flavor.

            If you really wanted to go old school Royal Navy, you could add lemon juice, nutmeg, and sugar to hot, 80 proof blackstrap rum.

        1. Hot mulled cider with spiced rum is good. The only way I drink rum really.

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          1. re: corneygirl

            Along those lines, how 'bout hot apple pie? That's hot cider with Tuaca...NOM, NOM, NOM!

            1. re: kattyeyes

              Now that is sounds like the perfect thing for a night of Netflix and snow!

          2. Pour half a cup of boiling water into a large mug, throw in a clove and wait three minutes. Pour in half a cup of anejo tequila. Sip slowly.

            It's great when you think you are coming down with a cold.

            I have no name for this, so call it what you want.