It's chilly, the relatives may be dropping in and out uninvited, and you have a few extra days off from this holiday season. These circumstances call for a little treat to yourself in the form of a winter cocktail.
Nothing squelches the holiday spirit like a few hours of mall shopping during the busiest time of the year. To pick yourself up again, here's a tipple: seek refuge in a hotel bar and quench your cocktail thirst.
Right now there is an amazing variety of citrus fruits on store shelves, including ripe clementines, blood oranges and grapefruit, all of which are a welcome addition to the cold-weather mixological pantry.