Christmas in a Cup Recipe

Published by Jöhnny Dîablø on Dec 19, 2012 in Mixed Drink Recipes

Christmas in a CupChristmas is greatest time of the year: colorful lights, Christmas trees, and friends. There’s lots of drinks that remind me of Christmas, but recently, I tried Christmas in a Cup. This drink embodies the holidays as much as any other out there. It’s hard to put my finger on the exact combination of flavors that evoke thoughts of Christmas; there’s a complex spiciness to this cocktail. Christmas in a Cup isn’t like any other holiday drink that comes to mind.

Christmas in a Cup



Christmas in a Cup

  • 1 oz spiced rum
  • 2 oz Dr. Pepper
  • 1 oz Aftershock or Goldschläger

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In a short glass with ice, add the spiced rum and Dr. Pepper, and stir together. Add the cinnamon schnapps last. Serve and enjoy the holiday!

Christmas in a CupChristmas in a Cup resonates with cinnamon and spice without being overpowering. The Dr. Pepper adds complexity to this drink, resulting in no one flavor overwhelming another. I think this drink reminds me most of all the spicy baked goods that only circulate during Christmas.

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Jöhn is one of the members of the modern day FNDC . In addition to coding and providing content for the site, he also enjoys playing the guitar and watching trippy movies. His favorite mixed drinks are whiskey sours and Jägerbombs. His favorite beers are Blackhawk Stout, Old Rasputin, and Sierra Nevada.

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