Here's an upgraded version to your classic warm cocktail, the hot toddy. These recipes are perfect for a cozy evening and just in time for National Hot Toddy Day on January 11th.
1½ parts Monkey Shoulder whisky
2 barspoon honey
2½ parts boiling water
Add honey to heat proof glass. Add boiling water and allow to infuse. Now add Monkey Shoulder and stir until honey is dissolved and cloves infused. Garnish with clove studded lemon wedge.
1 ½ parts Drambuie
½ part Hudson Manhattan Rye
¼ part St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
3 dashes Chocolate Bitters
2 orange wedges
2 lemon wedges
1 small pinch grated nutmeg
4-5 parts hot water
honey to taste
Garnish clove-studded lemon wheel In a mixing tin. Muddle orange and lemon wedges. Add other ingredients minus water. Add ice to tin and shake vigorously. Double-strain into Irish coffee mug and add hot water and honey to taste.