This is not a cocktail in the true sense of the word, but a much needed creation all the same. It is the traditional Indian-style ‘chai’ or tea— served piping hot, sweet, and milky, and infused with fragrant spices. In this case, it is spiked with a boozy doze of whiskey. Perfect as a nightcap on a chilly day, or even as a novel innovation for your next tea party, Whisky Chai is comforting and lip-smacking.
The rains bring just the right weather to enjoy a cuppa’, so what are you waiting for? Brew a fresh pot, grab a book and your blanket, and seek solace from the storm outside with this heart-warming concoction.
In spice grinder, pulse together the cinnamon, peppercorns, cloves, and cardamom pods, until you have a powder.
In a saucepan, bring one quart of whole milk to a simmer.
Remove from the heat.
Add the spices, ground ginger, grated nutmeg, brown sugar and loose black tea.
Let stand for 10 minutes.
Strain the chai into a bowl and wipe out the saucepan.
Return the chai to the saucepan and rewarm over moderate heat.
Stir in 90ml of rye whisky or bourbon whiskey, and serve hot.
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We’ve all raised a glass to the new year and are raring to uncork new trends that are continuing to evolve. Indeed, it seems to be a promising year when it comes to innovation.
The cocktail called “Hot Blooded” gets its name from the ingredients it is made from. A bright, fiery crimson, this concoction mainly comprises of hot peppers and blood oranges (and whisky of course), making it a drink with a refreshing bite. The state you are left in after finishing one such drink may also have something to do with its name!
Does the thought of Coca-Cola mixed with roasted peanut evoke nostalgia and take you back to childhood for a moment? If you try to recollect, it would be one of those auspicious occasions when your mom allowed you to have that coke, and you managed those roasted peanuts kept at the kitchen corner to escape your mischievous eyes.