Adding a nip (or two) of peppermint spirits to your next drink can keep the chill at bay!
As an add in to your next mug of hot cocoa or in a cocktail of its own, peppermint spirits are a great way to get in the winter mood! Here are five of our favorite options right now.
Telluride Distilling Company — Chairlift Warmer Peppermint Schnapps
Using a European-Alp’s style recipe, this schnapps features a bright and authentic peppermint flavor without being too sweet. We found that this lower sugar makes it a but more sophisticated and workable.
Tippy Cow Rum – Shamrock Mint
Although it was made for St. Patricks day, Tippy Cow’s Shamrock Mint Rum Cream is a delightful way to add some cheer to your holiday! Made from Wisconsin dairy cream and Caribbean Rum, it’s the perfect add in to your morning coffee or your hot chocolate.
Death’s Door — Wondermint Schnapps Liqueur
Made from a blend of pure grain spirits, three times distilled peppermint extract, rosewater, bitter almond, and a splash of absinthe, Wondermint is a complex take on a mint spirit. With its sweet, herbaceous, and of course minty profile, it’s a blast to work with in hot and cold cocktails.
Rumchata — Peppermint Bark
All of the best parts of Rumchata with a peppermint twist! Flavors of dark chocolate, white chocolate, and candy cane mix together with real dairy cream and Caribbean Rum for the perfect holiday drink. It’s fantastic for a Peppermint Bark Martini.
Marie Brizard — White Mint
Made from the distillation of essential oils extracted from fresh mint leaves, this sweet smooth liqueur has the powerful and fresh flavor of mint. It’s perfect neat or in cocktails. Once distilled, it’s rectified three time to allow for optimal purity and taste.