Powerful Cocktails to Help Cure the Common Cold


Are you getting a cold? The first thing your friends might do is offer you a box of tissues and a hot drink.

There are many elixirs previously used for medicinal purposes before being transformed into drinks for pleasure. Definitely, there is no doctor who will prescribe one of these elixirs. However, mixing some alcohol with some common cold medicines might do the trick. So, take a glass and the following ingredients and let’s toast to you fighting that terrible cold. Try out some of the following cocktails and you’ll start feeling better soon enough.

Hot Toddy

Hot Toddy

This is one of the classic elixirs used to fight common cold. It’s definitely one of the most popular drinks for people suffering from common cold. To make this powerful cocktail, get hot water, lemon juice, alcohol and cloves and stir to your satisfaction. If you want to chase your cold away with a warm spirit, this is definitely the elixir to do the trick.

Check out the recipe for Hot Toddy cocktail

Green And Amber

Amber & Green cocktail

Tea is one of the favorite drinks for people suffering from sniffles. So, if you love tea so much, why don’t you add some cocktail to make it a powerful common cold elixir? The Green & Amber is an elixir that contains green tea, lemon juice, honey, scotch and vodka to provide the best relief for common cold. However, you certainly don’t want to be drunk, so take it easy with the amount of booze you add in there.

Check out the recipe for Green & Amber cocktail

Rusty Apple Toddy

Rusty Apple Toddy cocktail

If you want to feel a little boozy when you’re under the weather, this is definitely the drink you want to do it. To make good rusty apple toddy, get some apple juice, Drambuie and a little lemon juice. This is definitely the best elixir that will help you kick that common cold to the curb.

Check out the recipe for Rusty Apple Toddy cocktail

Knob Creek Horse’s Neck

Knob Creek Horses Neck
Ginger is one of the best spices for healing. Therefore, it’s applied in many medicinal settings including healing common cold. So, if you’re feeling a little under the weather, get some spicy ginger beer, bourbon, bitters and lemon juice. This will make you sweat the cold out and get better within the shortest time possible.

Check out the recipe for Knob Creek Horse’s Neck cocktail

Hendrick’s Hot Gin Punch

Hendrick's Hot Gin punch

There’s nothing like a good warm kick to your stomach when you’re feeling under the weather. To make this drink, add citrus, lemon juice, honey, cinnamon and gin.  With this mixture, your cold will be gone within the shortest time possible.

Check out the recipe for Hot Gin Punch cocktail

Everyone hates the sniffles, the wet tissues rolled in the floor, the red itchy nose and feeling feverish. However, with this few options, the cold won’t keep you down next time round.