Hot buttered rum

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Hot buttered rum
Hot buttered rum.jpg
Hot buttered rum in a mug
Type Mixed drink
Standard drinkware
Coffee cup
Commonly used ingredients rum, butter, hot water or cider, sweetener and spices

Hot buttered rum is a mixed drink containing rum, butter, hot water or cider, a sweetener, and various spices (usually cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves). It is especially popular in the fall and winter and is traditionally associated with the holiday season. In the United States, the drink has a venerable history which dates back to colonial days.[1]

A close-up view of hot buttered rum

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  1. ^ "Questions of readers answered". Hartford Courant. 1939-02-05.