The Ultimate Winter Warmers: Mulled & Loaded Pairings

Guys it's time to get serious about internal body heat regulation by way of beverage and food consumption. And by that we mean it's mulling season! Wine! Cider! Spiked hot cocoa (we're counting it, let us have this one)! Go crazy, MULL ALL DIGESTIBLE LIQUIDS! Or just stick to the regulars, we won't judge you for playing it safe. We’ve compiled 3 recipes whose flavors will play very nice with our bowls so you can go forth, simmer, and Get Loaded!

Canadian Mulled Wine

If the maple is good enough for our flag, it's good enough for our mulled wine! This recipe* throws Canada's most famous ingredient into the mix of snuggly spices, and it will pair b-e-a-utifully with the Smoking Pig Roast on a poutine base.

  • 1 bottle of a full bodied fruity red (the usual suspects are Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, or Merlot)

  • 1/2 cup Whiskey or Brandy