Mulled Port

Mulled Port recipe

Mulled Port Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp (ground) Mace

Mulled Port Instructions

Mulled Port: A Festive and Warming Cocktail

Looking for a cozy and delicious winter cocktail to warm you up during the holiday season? Look no further than the Mulled Port! Combining the rich flavors of port wine, warm spices, and citrus, this cocktail is the perfect choice for festive gatherings or a quiet night by the fireplace.


Note: The exact measurements for this recipe may vary depending on your personal preference.

  • Port wine
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Whole cloves
  • Star anise
  • Orange peel
  • Lemon peel
  • Honey or sugar


Note: The following steps outline a basic method for preparing Mulled Port. Feel free to adjust the ingredients and measurements to suit your taste.

  1. Pour the port wine into a large saucepan and place it over low heat.
  2. Add the cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, and star anise to the saucepan.
  3. Using a vegetable peeler or knife, peel off a few long strips of orange and lemon peel. Add them to the saucepan.
  4. Stir in honey or sugar to taste. The amount will depend on how sweet you like your cocktail.
  5. Allow the mixture to simmer gently for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sweetener and infuse the flavors.
  6. Once the Mulled Port is heated through and the flavors have melded together, remove it from the heat.
  7. Strain the cocktail mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove the spices and citrus peels.
  8. Divide the Mulled Port into heatproof glasses or mugs.
  9. Garnish with a cinnamon stick or a twist of orange peel, if desired.
  10. Serve the Mulled Port warm and enjoy!

With its warm and inviting flavors, Mulled Port is sure to become a favorite winter cocktail. Whether you're hosting a holiday party or simply want to unwind after a long day, this easy-to-make drink is guaranteed to bring comfort and joy.

Best served in a Irish Coffee Cup.