Classic Hot Toddy

Classic Hot Toddy

Classic Hot Toddy

  • whiskey
  • irish whiskey
  • winter
  • st. patrick's
  • Level: Easy
  • Prep: 5 min

Dating back to the 1800's this timeless drink is known as the perfect night-cap to end a chilly winter day. Some even swear it's the best way to soothe a sore throat. So whether you're fending off a cold, or thawing out by the fire, mixing up a classic like this is sure to warm you up from the inside out.


  • Boiling Water
  • 4 Cloves
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 of a Lemon with rind on
  • 2 oz Irish Whiskey


  • Knife
  • Jigger
  • Mug

How to Mix

  1. Fill a ceramic mug with boiling water and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, stud the lemon rind with your cloves and set aside.
  3. Add your sugar and stir to dissolve.
  4. Squeeze some of the juice out of your lemon and drop the entire piece into your cup.
  5. Add your whiskey and enjoy.

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