Eggnog is a creamy, rich drink made with milk, cream, sugar, whipped eggs, and often flavored with spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. It's often spiked with rum, brandy, or bourbon for an extra kick.
Glühwein, also known as mulled wine, is a warm beverage made with red wine, spices like cinnamon, cloves, and citrus fruits. It's heated and served hot, making it a popular choice during the chilly Christmas markets in Germany.
Coquito is a coconut-based alcoholic beverage that resembles eggnog. It's made with coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and rum, giving it a rich, creamy, and tropical flavor.
Ponche Navideño is a warm, fruity punch enjoyed during Christmas in Mexico. It contains a mix of fruits like guavas, apples, and tejocotes (a type of Mexican hawthorn fruit), along with spices like cinnamon and cloves.
Bombardino is a popular Italian drink, especially in the ski resorts during the Christmas season. It consists of equal parts of advocaat (an egg-based liqueur) and brandy or rum, topped with whipped cream.
Sorrel Punch, also known as Jamaican Sorrel, is a traditional Christmas beverage made from steeping the sepals of the sorrel flower (hibiscus) with spices like ginger, cloves, and sometimes rum. It has a tangy, fruity flavor.
Glögg is a Scandinavian version of mulled wine, made with red wine, sugar, spices like cinnamon, cloves, and often contains almonds and raisins. It's served warm and sometimes fortified with a spirit like vodka or brandy.
Sbiten is a Russian hot drink traditionally made with honey, water, and various spices like cinnamon, cloves, and ginger. It was historically consumed during winter holidays and has a sweet, spiced flavor.