Hot Toddy Hacks

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Maggie Walters

‘Tis the season for hot toddys! They're warm, cozy and great for sipping fireside all winter long. Here are a few recipes to mix things up and keep your toddy game on point this season. 

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The Tropical Toddy

Just because it's cold outside doesn't mean you can’t enjoy a mug full of paradise!

  • 1/2 cup hot black tea

  • 1 oz. Templeton rye whiskey

  • 1 oz. Plantation Pineapple Rum

  • 3/4 oz. Giffard Passion Fruit Liqueur 

  • Cinnamon stick and coconut flakes for garnish (optional)

Mix all liquid ingredients together in your favorite mug. Garnish and enjoy.


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The New York Apple Toddy

We've spiced up this toddy with some delicious Calvados – sure to impress apple lovers everywhere!

  • 1/2 cup hot black tea

  • 1 oz. Larceny Bourbon

  • 1 oz. Boulard VSOP Pays d'Auge Calvados 

  • 3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 oz. honey

  • Cinnamon sticks and apple slices for garnish (optional)

Mix all liquid ingredients together in your favorite mug. Garnish and enjoy.  


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The London Toddy

The Brits (and Captain Picard) love a good cup of Earl Grey tea. This London Toddy takes the English tea favorite to the next level with honey whiskey and lavender simple syrup – yum!

  • 1/2 cup hot Earl Grey tea

  • 2 oz. Jack Daniel’s Honey 

  • 1/2 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice

  • 1/2 oz. Monin Lavender Syrup 

  • Lemon wheel for garnish (optional)

Mix all liquid ingredients together in your favorite mug. Garnish and enjoy.


At Colonial Wines and Spirits we're here to help you celebrate more! We hope you enjoy these riffs on a classic favorite this season. As always, if you have any questions or want to learn more, visit with us in store to talk to one of our celebration specialists! Stay safe and warm— cheers!  





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