Just because we’ve put away our shirtless tops, doesn’t mean the cocktails go with it. Summer fades and so do does the drinking, but we’re here to keep some fun traditions alive. For that, we’ve provided you with a list of elevated beverages that are perfect for the colder months, but will make you feel as care free as you did in the summer.

SAVEUR is the lifestyle blog we’ve referred to for guidance through this drink list process.



Smoky Grapefruit Gin and Tonic

The classic order for after hours, but with a hearty twist. 




To make 1 Cocktail:

  • 1 half-wheel slice of pink grapefruit
  • 2 oz. gin
  • 12 oz. grapefruit juice
  • 2 oz. tonic
  • 2 oz. soda
  • Sea salt

Instructions found here: Saveur –  smoky grapefruit gin and tonic

Vanilla Irish Coffee

It’s our favourite winter time drink, and a necessary pick me up 



To make 1 Irish Coffee:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 oz. Jameson Irish whiskey
  • 1 oz. Flor de Cana 7-Year rum
  • 3 oz. freshly-brewed coffee
  • Whipped cream and ground cinnamon, to garnish

Insructions found here: Saveur – Irish Coffee Riff Cocktail

Jamaican Punch

A classic summer cocktail – but the nutmeg brings the warmth.



Makes 1 Glass:

  • 2 oz. Smith & Cross Navy Strength Rum
  • 12 oz. allspice dram
  • 12 oz. sugar cane syrup
  • 1 oz. Grated nutmeg


Instructions found here: Saveur – Jamaican Rum Punch 


What perfect drinks to liven us up while we cozy down in a sweater!


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Written by: Julia Shelton.