There’s something satisfying about sipping a hot cocktail during the depths of winter. This season, local bartenders turn to comforting ingredients like spiced rums, teas, cloves, coffee, and honey to help customers combat the cold.
The traditional hot toddy takes many forms around D.C., made with mezcal at Espita or homemade baklava syrup at RĀKO. Find spiked warm cider at Pub & the People and Le Diplomate. And hot chocolate gets a boozy upgrade with peppermint schnapps at Stable or Bruno Mars’s brand of rum at Palette 22.
Here are 18 spots around the District to imbibe while staying warm.
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