Hot Buttered Rum is one of those decadent cold-weather treats that we look forward to every year when the mercury starts to plunge. And while there’s no need to fix something that isn’t broken, the creamy classic cocktail got us thinking about the magic of butter—and how it can enhance cocktails beyond the classic rum drink. We’ve fat washed spirits with just about anything you can imagine, from bacon to gravy to sardines, and we still think that butter is the richest, most-satisfying fatty ingredient of them all.
3 Rich and Buttery Cocktails to Drink All Winter Long
Luckily, we’re not alone in our love of indulgent, buttery cocktails. From a drink mixed with Hennessy and a homemade tobacco syrup, to a fat-washed bourbon tipple tinged with sweet-tart apple cider, these cozy cocktails from three butter-obsessed bartenders will make you feel fuzzy all season.