This comforting classic hot toddy recipe is the base for Kimberly Patton-Bragg’s holiday cocktail hot toddy old fashioned and the Gingerman Can. Patton-Bragg, a long-time cocktail aficionado with stints at Justine’s and Molly’s on the Market, is the beverage director at Palm & Pine, found in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Try her holiday cocktail hot toddy old fashioned and the Gingerman Can to complete the warm holiday experience.
1½ ounces bourbon
½ ounce lemon juice
¼ ounce honey, or more to taste
6 ounces hot water
Garnish: Clove-spiked lemon wheel, cinnamon stick or Mexican canela
- Mix bourbon, lemon juice, and honey in a mug or Irish coffee glass. Pour in hot water and garnish with a clove-spiked lemon wheel and a cinnamon stick or Mexican canela.