If the cold weather’s got you in need of a little liquid cheer, look no further. Here’s a multitude of libations featuring seasonal flavors like citrus and spice to get you through whatever winter throws your way. On the rocks, straight up or in a mug, these drinks are just the ticket to keep the heat when the temperature drops.
Area Four Cambridge
500 Technology Square Cambridge, MA 02139 617-758-4444
Whether it’s the top of the mornin’ or not, stop by Area Four for an Irish Coffee with Barrington beans and Kilbegga Whiskey to get the blood flowing. Once you get a proper buzz on, you'll be able to face even the most blistering of winds.
For the nights when cold booze just won't cut it, head to Henrietta's for a Hot Buttered Rum. Sailor Jerry's Spiced Rum melds with butter, cinnamon, brown sugar, hot water, nutmeg and clove for a drink that will ruddy your cheeks in a flash.
Forgo the freezing temps of Boston for warmer climes—in a glass, at least. The Loco bar team serves up the Chapo, a vodka-based cocktail with creamy RumChata, triple sec, salt and lime, garnished with tropical grilled papaya.
Find comfort in the Fig Antica cocktail at Mooo this winter. The fig-infused vodka and Carpano Antica sweet vermouth make for a warming evening cocktail before you strap on your skates for a spin around the Boston Common rink.