With the weather really feeling like winter, the Hot Toddy is an ideal cocktail choice to heat yourself up. It offers a welcoming warmth, along with spices and flavors associated with the coldest times of the year that truly hit the spot. Enjoy.

Basil Hayden’s® Hot Toddy

Created by Luca Zanirato (Miami, FL)

2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
¼ part Honey
1-2 Star Anise
2 parts Hot Water
Orange Zest
Lemon Zest
3 Cinnamon Sticks

1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
2. Shake and strain into a hot toddy glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick.


DEWAR’S Highlander Honey Hot Toddy

DEWAR’S Highlander Honey Hot Toddy

2oz Hot Water

1.5oz DEWAR’S Highlander Honey

3 whole cloves

1 cinnamon stick

1 slice lemon

Pinch of ground nutmeg

Pour the honey, boiling water, and whisky into a mug. Spice it with the cloves and cinnamon, and put in the slice of lemon. Let the mixture stand for 5 minutes so the flavors can mingle, then sprinkle with a pinch of nutmeg before serving.