Holiday Cocktail Recipes from Haskell's

Irish coffee
Eat, drink and be merry with these indulgent cocktail recipes.
Treat yourself to a warm cup of Irish coffee.

The weather outside may be frightful, but these drinks are so delightful. Impress your guests or treat yourself to a fireside beverage with these holiday cocktail recipes courtesy of Haskell’s resident cocktail expert John Farrell. 

Hot Buttered Rum

  • 2 oz. full-bodied rum (Dark rum is usually best)
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 3 or 4 cloves
  • Hot water

Pour rum in glass or pewter mug, place butter in mug. Add hot water, sprinkle cloves on top, stir and allow cloves to steep in drink for a few minutes. Remove cloves and serve.

Irish Coffee

  • 1 cup strong coffee (French roast)
  • 1 oz. Irish whiskey
  • 1 oz. Irish cream liquor (St. Brendan’s or Baileys)
  • ½ oz. whip cream

Combine all ingredients and dollop the top with whipped cream. Be ready for seconds!


  • 2 oz. rum (Dark rum is usually better!)
  • 3 oz. hot cider or hot apple juice
  • Brown or white sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • Cinnamon

Combine rum with hot cider or juice in a mug. With cider, add sugar to taste. With apple juice, add lemon juice. Shake, dust with cinnamon.

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