Hot buttered rum
|Hot buttered rum in a mug|
|Standard drinkware||Coffee cup|
|Commonly used ingredients|
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.
- "Questions of readers answered". Hartford Courant. 1939-02-05.