Got a Cold? Try Our Hot Toddy Recipe
If you’re feeling under the weather, and still on the waitlist for your Covid-19 vaccine, we’ve got a great whiskey cocktail for you to try.
Historically, whiskey was used medicinally. In the civil war, field medics used it to keep wounded soldier’s pain at bay until stronger opiates became available. And during the prohibition, the only way that you could get whiskey was if you had a prescription for it. So, it’s safe to say, there were probably a lot of sick people back then.
The hot toddy is easy to make, and is known to ease cold symptoms.
The ingredients include:
1 oz. whiskey (Our choice was Buffalo Trace Bourbon)
Black tea (one bag)
Half a lemon (juiced)
Honey (to taste)
Optional ingredients: one cinnamon stick and 3 whole cloves
Bring water to a boil and add the tea bag and cloves, let steep for 3-5 minutes. In your mug, pour in one oz. of whiskey over the cinnimon stick. After the whiskey, add the honey to taste. Lastly, pour the hot tea over the whiskey, honey, and cinnimon stick.