Want to add some warmth to your cocktail menu? Look no further than the hot toddy. This hot cocktail has many iterations, and we’ve collected a few recipes below for you to try your hand at.
BLACKENED Hot Toddy Riff
1.5oz BLACKENED American Whiskey
.5oz Ancho Reyes
.5oz charred lemon juice *
.5oz cinnamon honey syrup *
4oz hot water
Smoked Cinnamon garnish
Halve lemons, grill to char, juice Take 1 cup honey add 1/2 cup water into a pan with 5 cinnamon sticks. Bring to boil. Then let simmer on low for 30 minutes or so and enjoy.
Recipe courtesy of Karl Steuck @spiritandspoon.
Earl Grey Hot Toddy
1x 750ml bottle of whiskey or aged rum
1 bottle Pratt Standard Earl Grey Vanilla Syrup
Half gallon (64oz) boiling hot water
16 lemon wedges/wheels
Combine all ingredients except garnish together in a thermos, stir to combine. In each glass, squeeze a lemon wedge and fill with the cocktail, or just put a lemon wheel in the thermos.
Recipe courtesy of Pratt Standard Cocktail Co.
Castle Hot Toddy
1 oz Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey
1 oz Celtic Honey Liqueur
1 C Hot water
Add Knappogue Whiskey and Celtic Honey to an Irish Coffee glass. Insert the cloves into your lemon wheel and drop it into the glass. Very gently muddle the lemon a few times to release the juices. Fill the glass with hot water.
Recipe by Joann Spiegel, Taproom Manager at the award-winning Dead Rabbit in NYC.
Falling for Her Again
1 ½ parts Dano’s Tequila Reposado
1 part Prunier orange liqueur
1 part fresh lemon juice
½ part agave nectar
4 parts hot water
Add the tequila, orange liqueur, lemon juice, and agave into a mug. Stir until agave nectar is completely dissolved. Top up with hot water and garnish with orange or lemon.