The Hot Toddy is a cocktail unlike any other, and is as much a pleasant delight as it is the perfect remedy for a cold night, or even when you’re under the weather.
Sure many would scoff at the idea of a cocktail that involves hot water and being served in a teacup, but if you have ever had the chance to savour the Hot Toddy, you will know what we’re talking about.
Traditionally prepared with Irish whiskey, the Hot Toddy is a classic example of a drink that isn’t held back by the choice of whisky you opt for. It is universally well-known to be a typical Irish favourite although for something that involves cinnamon and nutmeg, it is perfectly suited to the Indian palette, something it shares in common with the Blenders Pride Reserve Collection.
This terrific Indian whisky brand is the right choice for a quick whisky cocktail fix to rid yourselves of that a nasty cold, or perhaps simply as a nightcap on a rainy night as you nestle within a mountain of bedsheets. That is indeed what could describe the feeling of sipping on a comforting Indian Hot Toddy mixed with the devilishly smooth Blenders Pride Reserve Collection.
Step 1: Fill a Tea cup or larger Coffee mug halfway with hot water, add a teaspoon of honey and lemon juice each, and a pinch of nutmeg powder to it. Stir the mixture with gently with the cinnamon stick and let it sit.
Step 2: Add the Blenders Pride Reserve Collection whisky to the cup, and give it a gentle stir once again.
Step 3: Stick the cloves into the lemon slice, and add it to the cup.
Step 4: Top off the cup with more hot water until it is almost full and give it one last gentle stir, and your delicious nightcap is ready to devour.
This easy to make recipe can be modified per your taste, and if you would like to use more, or even less of honey, lemon juice, or whisky, it is perfectly all right. Enjoy The Indian Hot Toddy with the Blenders Pride Reserve Collection with this delightful winter whisky drink.
The mint julep has been promoted as the official drink of the Kentucky Derby since 1938. A widely popular cocktail, it is said to have originated in southern United States, around the 18th century. However, this style of drink goes even further back to the 15th century Europe, where a ‘julep’ was a way to make medicine go down easy.
A classic dram of aged, high-quality whisky like the Aberfeldy 12 Year Old calls to be savoured at leisure in order to be able to do it justice. Prepared using pure freshwater drawn from the Pitilie Burn which was known to contain deposits of alluvial gold, this whisky was christened ‘The Golden Dram’.
Now that the seventh season of Game of Thrones has ended, we know winter is here. Perhaps not really, but how far are we ever from winter? From often feeling the blues to quickly catching a bad cold even on a warm September day, winter is around-always.