Christmas and New Year’s may be over, but winter has only just begun. Light a fire and cuddle up with these delicious hot toddy recipes by Aberfeldy and Craigellachie – two single malt whiskey brands by Bacardi – just in time for National Hot Toddy Day on Friday, January 11th!

Hot, spicy and zesty, the Golden Hot Toddy mixes hot toddy spice mix with Aberfeldy 12-Year-Old, local honey, lemon juice, and hot water. A classic, fruity whiskey with a honeyed richness and smooth taste, Aberfeldy will quickly become your secret weapon for hot toddy making.

For those interested in a twist on the winter warmer, consider stirring up a hot toddy featuring Craigellachie 13-year-old with Creme De Noyaux, Giffard Banana, Demerara, and orange bitters, courtesy of Good Measure in Chicago.


Golden Hot Toddy | Recipe courtesy of Aberfeldy


  • 50 ml Aberfeldy 12-Year-Old
  • 15 ml Local Honey Syrup*
  • 20 ml Lemon Juice
  • Spice Mix

* Method for Local Honey Syrup: 100g of honey, 64g water, stir and leave to chill. Bottle and use accordingly.


Good Measure’s Hot Toddy | Recipe courtesy of Good Measure, Chicago


  • 1 ½ oz. Craigellachie 13-Year-Old
  • ¼ oz. Creme De Noyaux
  • ¼ oz. Giffard Banana
  • ¼ oz. Demerara
  • 3 dashes of Orange Bitters

Method: Fill mug with hot water to warm. While mug is warming up, fill large shaker tin roughly 1/3-1/2 with hot water and carefully place small shaker tin inside. Combine all ingredients in a smaller tin and stir to warm. Pour water out of a mug and carefully pour the hot cocktail into a mug. Top with hot water and garnish with dehydrated orange wheel.