Hot Peppermint Rod

This peppermint-infused cocktail will warm you up, thanks to hot water and a healthy helping of vodka.
By: Michael "Pirate Mike" Whitney
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Ingredients:

Festive Hot Peppermint Rod Cocktail

Festive Hot Peppermint Rod Cocktail

This peppermint-infused drink will warm you up, thanks to hot water and a healthy helping of vodka. The peppermint stick and dollop of whipped cream make this an easy drink and dressy enough for a holiday party or cocktail.

bartender spoon
vodka
peppermint schnapps
grenadine syrup
hot water
whipped cream
peppermint rod

Preparation:

Fill Irish coffee mug with two parts vodka, two parts peppermint schnapps, two parts grenadine syrup (for color). Add hot water to fill mug and top with whip cream. Garnish with a peppermint rod and grenadine drizzled over the whipped cream.

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