Hot Toddy (Hot Scotch & Lemon)

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Serve in a

Toddy glass

Garnish:

Lemon slice on rim with cinnamon stick in glass

How to make:

POUR all ingredients into pre-warmed glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
1/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Honey syrup (3 honey to 1 water)
1/6 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)
3 dried Clove
2 fl oz Boiling water
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Review:

The faintly smoky flavours of Scotch add spice to this warming drink that's great when you're feeling down with a cold or the flu.

History:

Lost in time but Dickens refers to a "Whisky Toddy" in The Pickwick Papers.

Nutrition:

One serving of Hot Toddy (Hot Scotch & Lemon) contains 136 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.2 standard drinks
  • 13.09% alc./vol. (26.18° proof)
  • 16.4 grams of pure alcohol
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Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 16th Edition image

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 16th Edition

!!!!!!!! We've sold out of this edition, and the good news is that the NEW Seventeenth Edition is now available - published 1st December 2022 !!!!!!!

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