Warm up by the fire and cure your sore throat with this winter classic. The original hot toddy cocktail recipe from Charleston’s Cocktail Club is a traditional concoction with lemon, scotch whiskey, cinnamon, and honey.
1½ ounces scotch whiskey
¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
¾ ounce honey
5 ounces boiling water
Lemon wheel garnish with a few whole cloves inserted in the lemon
Cinnamon stick for garnish
Mix the whiskey, lemon juice, honey, and hot water in an Irish coffee mug. Add the lemon wheel and the cinnamon stick.
- from Jasmine Beck of The Cocktail Club in Charleston, South Carolina