This being a chile pepper bourbon punch for Christmas, I forewent the usual cutesy Santa mug for something a little more Ghost of Christmas Future.
Here’s another mulled cider that contains two chiles, the mild ancho and the hot habanero.
To “mull” a beverage is to heat it with other ingredients to impart a flavor. I mulled over several formulas before choosing this one with its pungent punch.
While Red Nose Punch is a traditionally a Christmas libation, you can make it whenever you want and if the department stores are to be believed, Christmas season starts in like September now, so there you go.
Think this drink is just a Bloody Mary with tequila switched for the vodka? Well, almost.
Here’s our kicked-up version of this classic Caribbean cocktail.
Habanero mango syrup lends itself to a few uses; flavoring cocktails and drizzling it over pancakes being just two of the obvious ones.