Some call the Hot Toddy a cure for the common cold, some call it a sleep aid for fussy kids (over the age of 21, of course), and some call it the perfect solution to a chilly winter's eve. No matter what you decide to do with it, the Hot Toddy is a delicious, cozy classic that works like Sleepytime tea for grown-ups.
|2 oz whiskey (bourbon, rye, Scotch, or Irish)|
|0.25 oz honey, simple syrup, demerara syrup, or sugar|
|0.5 oz lemon juice|
|Lemon twist for garnish|
Preparation: How to make a Hot Toddy
- Add whiskey, sweetener, lemon juice, and cloves to a mug.
- Fill with boiling water.
- Stir and serve with a lemon twist.