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National Hot Buttered Rum Day

Another holiday recognizing a classic cocktail is upon us.  Break out your thirst for cold-weather drinks because today is National Hot Buttered Rum Day.


Today is National Hot Buttered Rum Day and it’s the perfect time to cozy up with a festive warm cocktail. Whether you’re entertaining friends or relaxing by the fire, this recipe from New York mixologist Kenneth McCoy of Rum House is perfect for cold winter nights. Enjoy!

Hot Buttered Rum

2 oz Brugal Añejo Rum
1 teaspoon of honey
½ teaspoon of butter
4 oz hot apple cider
½ oz Allspice dram by St. Elizabeth

Place boiling water into an Irish coffee mug or goblet to heat the glass while preparing your drink.  In a mixing glass add rum, honey, butter, cider and allspice dram.  Stir vigorously then pour into the heated mug, grate fresh cinnamon on top and garnish with a cinnamon stick.  Sit by the fireplace and enjoy!