This is one of the easiest cocktail to make at your holiday quarantine party. When ordering at a bar, you’ll probably get a whiskey drink in the name of hot toddy but at home you can try on different recipes of the drink with dark rum or brandy. Hot toddy is a basic recipe including minimum ingredients honey, lemon, and brown liquor and many come with medicinal benefits.
The drink is definitely a relaxer when you need something to relief you from the cold winter days that leave you feeling a bit under the weather. So, take hold of your favorite mug and warm up winter nights next to a fireplace with your best hot toddy drink!
¾ cup water
1 ½ ounces whiskey
2 teaspoons honey
2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice, to taste
1 lemon round
1 cinnamon stick
3 whole cloves
Pour the honey, boiling water, and whisky into the bottom of a warmed mug.
Stir until the honey has disappeared into the hot water.
Stick the cloves and cinnamon, and put in the slice of lemon.
Garnish with a lemon round and cinnamon stick or star anise.
Serve & enjoy!