When a chill is in the air, it's magnificent to get together with friends or curl up with a book and enjoy a cocktail that celebrates the richness of the season. Here are five drinks you can sip by the fire or raise in celebration this season.

When a chill is in the air, it's magnificent to get together with friends or curl up with a book and enjoy a cocktail that celebrates the richness of the season. Here are five drinks you can sip by the fire or raise in celebration this season.

Nutty Martini

1 part Godiva chocolate liqueur

1 part Absolut Vodka

Splash Frangelico or amaretto liqueur

Combine with ice, shake well. Serve chilled. Garnish with three almonds.

Bacardi Fireside

Warms you in and out

1 1/4 Bacardi light or dark rum

1 tsp. sugar

Hot tea

Mix rum and sugar in a mug. Stir in hot tea with a cinnamon stick.

Brandy Alexander

1 1/2 oz. brandy or cognac
1/2 oz. dark creme de cacao

Poet's Punch

1 oz. Irish mist

1 stick cinnamon

Twist lemon

Twist orange

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cup milk

Heat milk, cinnamon stick and twists of lemon and orange to boiling point. Add vanilla and Irish mist. Strain. Sprinkle with nutmeg.

Ohranj Julius

A better way to get vitamin C

1 oz. Ohranj Stoli

1 oz. Cointreau

1 oz. sour mix

1 oz. sour mix

Combine in tall glass over ice. Garnish with orange slice.