Description Edit

Hot Toddy
A classic. Perfect for cold weather.
  • Makes 1 serving.

Ingredients Edit

  • 1 tablespoon honey (preferably Tupelo)
  • 1 tablespoon black tea (preferably Keemun or a Darjeeling autumnal flush)
  • 1 piece star anise
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 ounces brandy (or, if you’re me, Jameson)
  • 1 wedge lemon

Directions Edit

  1. Bring 1 cup water to just below boiling and remove from heat.
  2. Add tealeaves and spices.
  3. Steep for 4 minutes, and then strain into a large mug.
  4. Stir in honey.
  5. Float brandy.
  6. Squeeze the lemon into the drink, and then drop it into the mug.
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