Dessert drinks have come a long way since the Espresso Martini. And while we realize cocktails are already an indulgence, what’s wrong with combining our two favorite vices—dessert and booze?
With boozy desserts back in fashion, we’re on the hunt for new, exciting recipes. We tapped our DrinkWire contributors to see what kind of boozy desserts they would come up with. These are five recipes worth saving.
If you love craft beer and whiskey—and c’mon, who doesn’t?—we’ve found your new jam. This concoction balances rye whiskey with Southern Tier Crème Brûlée imperial stout, resulting in a creamy, rich drink that’s so decadent you’re going to want another right away.
Get the recipe and check out more from DrinkWire contributor James T. Fransioli.
Boozy milkshakes are no longer just a trend. You can find them at bars and restaurants across the country, and our sweet tooth couldn’t be more thankful. If you’d prefer to make them at home, this banana-cream-pie-inspired version will have you swooning.
Get the recipe and check out more from DrinkWire contributor Intoxicology.
This rye sipper proves dessert drinks can be just as complex as any other cocktail. The Need You Tonight combines rye with rich dark chocolate, rock candy, sour cherries, citrus and cinnamon for a sophisticated dessert cocktail that’s tasty and not overwhelmingly sweet.
Get the recipe and check out more from DrinkWire contributor Paula Lukas.
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