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Where would we be without steaming hot beverages to warm us up? Below is a list of hot drinks that's well known around the world. These hot drinks are popular during the holidays & favorites served on rainy nights. They are also very popular during the cold winter months. 
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heated liquid, such as water or milk, or by directly heating the drink itself.  The examples below range from hot coffee drinks to hot spirited drinks.

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Aleberry: Aleberry is a beverage made by boiling ale with spice (such as nutmeg), sugar and bread-sops, the last commonly toasted. It is sweetened, strained, and drunk hot.
Aleberry was often used as a domestic remedy for a cold.
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Anijsmelk:  Anijsmelk is a Dutch drink, consisting of hot milk flavored with anise seed and sweetened with sugar. One traditional use takes place during ice skating. The drink (which outside the Netherlands is consumed by expats in, for instance, Michigan and South Africa) can be made from scratch, but more popular are tablets (made by the firm De Ruijter) containing the anise flavor and sugar, to which only hot milk needs to be added. The tablets have been produced since at least the 19th century.
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Atole:  Atole is a traditional masa-based hot corn based beverage of Mexican and Central American origin (where it is known as atol). Chocolate atole is known as champurrado or atole. It is typically accompanied with tamales, and very popular during the Christmas holiday season (Las Posadas).

The drink typically includes masa (corn hominy flour), water, piloncillo (unrefined cane sugar), cinnamon, vanilla & optional chocolate or fruit. The mixture is blended & heated before serving. Atole is made by toasting masa on a comal (griddle), then adding water that was boiled with cinnamon sticks. The resulting blends vary in texture, ranging from a porridge to a very thin liquid consistency. Atole can also be prepared with rice, flour, or oatmeal in place of masa. In northern Mexico, there is also a variation using pinole (sweetened toasted corn meal). Although atole is one of the traditional drinks of the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, it is very common during breakfast and dinnertime at any time of year. It is usually sold as street food.
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Bajigur:  Bajigur is a hot and sweet beverage native to the Sundanese people of West Java, Indonesia. The main ingredients are coconut milk and Aren sugar; usually to add taste, a small amount of ginger and a small pinch of salt. Traditionally fragrant pandan leaves were added, but now often artificial vanilla powder is used. It can also include kopi tubruk, finely pounded coffee.

This beverage is served hot and is sold through vendor carts traveling in villages and residential areas. The carts are equipped with portable stoves to keep the beverage hot. Bajigur is considered suitable to be consumed in cool highlands, or during cold nights or rainy days to warm oneself. The beverage is usually accompanied with traditional snacks such as steamed banana, boiled sweet potato or boiled peanuts.
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Bandrek:  Bandrek is a traditional hot, sweet and spicy beverage native to Betawi of West Java, Indonesia. The Sundanese people who live in the highland cool climate prefer to consume bandrek to warm themselves at night and during cold weather. This beverage is usually made of jahe (ginger), and other ingredients such as kayu manis (cinnamon), star anise, cloves, coriander seeds, cardamom pods, lemongrass, gula merah (palm sugar), and sometimes a small amount of chillies. Milk can be added or not, depending on one’s taste. Sweetened condensed milk or coconut milk is commonly used, and sometimes pieces of young coconut flesh are added as well. It is believed that bandrek has a healing effect on minor health problems, such as sore throat.
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Café de olla:  Café de olla (lit. pot coffee) is a traditional way to prepare coffee in Mexico. This drink is traditionally prepared in earthen clay pots, some made by artisans. The distinct flavor of the Café de olla is provided by cinnamon and piloncillo. This type of coffee is principally consumed in the cold climates and in rural areas. To prepare the café de olla it is indispensable to have one of these pots because it is something that gives a special flavor to the coffee. The flavor of the Café de olla is provided by different ingredients as grain coffee, cinnamon, and also the piloncillo that is a traditional candy principally from the region of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Panamá, Ecuador, Spain, India and Mexico.
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Mocaccino:  A mocaccino, also called caffè mocha, is a variant of a caffelatte, inspired by the Turin Coffee beverage Bicerin. Like a caffè latte, it is based on espresso and hot milk, but with added chocolate, typically in the form of sweet cocoa powder, although many varieties use chocolate syrup. Mochas can contain dark or milk chocolate.

Café mocha, in its most basic formulation, can also be referred to as hot chocolate with (e.g. a shot of) espresso added. Like cappuccino, café mochas typically contain the well-known milk froth on top, although, as is common with hot chocolate, they are sometimes served with whipped cream instead. They are usually topped with a dusting of either cinnamon or cocoa powder and marshmallows may also be added on top for flavor and decoration.

A variant is white café mocha, made with white chocolate instead of milk or dark. There are also variants of the drink that mix the two syrups; this mixture is referred to by several names, including black and white mocha, tan mocha, marble mocha, tuxedo mocha and zebra.
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Champurradoy:  Champurrado is a chocolate-based atole, a warm and thick Mexican drink, prepared with either masa de maíz (lime-treated-corn dough), masa harina (a dried version of this dough), or corn flour (simply very finely ground dried corn, especially local varieties grown for atole); piloncillo; water or milk; and occasionally containing cinnamon, anise seed and or vanilla bean. Ground nuts, orange zest, and egg can also be employed to thicken and enrich the drink. Atole drinks are whipped up using a wooden whisk called a molinillo (or, a blender). The whisk is rolled between the palms of the hands, then moved back and forth in the mixture until it is aerated and frothy.

Champurrado is traditionally served with churros in the morning as a simple breakfast or as a late afternoon snack. Champurrado is also very popular during Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and at Las Posadas (the Christmas Season) where it is served alongside tamales. An instant mix for champurrado is available in Mexican grocery stores. Champurrado may also be made with alcohol.
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Hot buttered rum:  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.
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Hot chocolate:  also known as hot cocoa, is a heated beverage typically consisting of shaved chocolate, melted chocolate or cocoa powder, heated milk or water, and sugar. Some make a distinction between hot chocolate made with melted chocolate versus powdered, calling the former drinking chocolate. Drinking chocolate is also characterized by less sweetness and thicker consistency.

The first chocolate beverage is believed to have been created by the Mayas around 2,000 years ago, & a cocoa beverage was an essential part of Aztec culture by 1400 AD. The beverage became popular in Europe after being introduced from Mexico in the New World, & has undergone multiple changes since then. Until the 19th century, hot chocolate was even used medicinally to treat ailments such as stomach diseases. Today, hot chocolate is consumed throughout the world & comes in multiple variations including the very thick cioccolata densa served in Italy, & the thinner hot cocoa that is typically consumed in the U.S.

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A hot drink is any beverage which is normally served heated, by the addition of a
Above we learned about popular hot beverages but we would also like you to know about National Drink Holidays. It's traditional to drink these drinks on these holidays so check out the list and find a date to celebrate.
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