6 Cocktails to Celebrate National Hot Toddy Day


Celebrate one of Chilled’s favorite days, National Hot Toddy Day on January 11th.

Typically made with honey, lemon, hot water, and spirit of choice (like whiskey, brandy, or rum), the Hot Toddy is a wintertime staple and so easy-to-make.

Mix one of these variations and keep warm




Spiced Pear Scotch Toddy


  • 4 oz Buchanan’s Special Reserve
  • 2 cups spiced pear juice*
  • 2 oz honey
  • 2 oz lemon juice

Preparation: *Spiced pear juice: 2.5 cups store bought pear juice; 2 cinnamon sticks, 5 whole allspice seeds, 6 whole cloves. Combine in a small saucepan, bring to a boil over medium heat, then lower temp and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Divide ingredients into four mugs as follows for 1 serving:

  • 1 oz Buchanan’s Special Reserve
  • 1/2 oz honey
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • Top with ¼ cup spiced pear mixture (strained into mug)

Preparation: Garnish with a slice of pear, lemon peel and anise seed pod




The Singleton Hot Toddy


  • 1 1/2 oz Singleton 12 Year Old
  • 4 oz Water
  • 1 Tea Bag
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz Honey

Preparation: Boil water and add tea bag. Let tea steep for two minutes. Remove tea bag and add Singleton, lemon juice and honey. Stir with a spoon and garnish with a lemon wedge.




Old Fashioned Tea

Created By: Mixologist Eric Ribeiro


  • 1 1/4 oz Talisker 10 Year Old
  • 1/4 oz Earl Grey Tea Syrup*
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 dash Orange Bitters

Preparation: Combine 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar and 2 Earl Grey tea bags in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer and allow the tea to steep for 5 minutes. Combine Talisker 10 Year Old, Earl Grey Tea syrup, Angostura bitters and orange bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain contents into a Rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.




Whisky Hot Toddy


  • 3 ½ oz Water
  • 1 ½ oz Johnnie Walker Black Label
  • ¾ oz Lemon Juice
  • 0.7 oz Honey

Preparation: Heat up 3.5 oz of water until hot. Add to a brandy glass with 1.5 oz of Johnnie Walker Black Label, 0.75 oz of lemon juice and 0.75 oz of honey. Lightly mix everything together. Garnish with a sprig of toasted rosemary.




Seedlip Spiced Toddy


  • 1 ½ oz Seedlip Spice 94
  • ½ oz Lemon Juice
  • ½ oz Manuka Honey
  • Top with Hot Water

Preparation: Combine 1.5 oz of Seedlip Spice 94 with 0.5 oz of lemon juice and Manuka honey. Lightly mix everything together in a glass mug and top with hot water.




Tequila Don Julio Spiced Iced Toddy


  • 1 ½ oz. Tequila Don Julio Blanco
  • ½ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ½ oz. Blood Orange Juice
  • ½ oz. Toddy Spiced Simple Syrup

Preparation: Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lemon juice, blood orange juice and toddy spiced simple syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a couple rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with orange wheel and cloves.

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