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Hot Toddy

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hot toddy cocktail made from whiskey and tea

How to Make a Hot Toddy

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
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Course: Whiskey
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hot toddy
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Made with hot water, whiskey, honey, and lemon.


  • 8 Oz Boiled Water
  • 1 Bag Black Tea
  • 2 Oz Blended Whiskey
  • ¼ Oz Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 1 Lemon Wedge for garnish


  • To make this, add your honey first so it will blend nicely with the hot water.
  • Then put the tea bag into a mug and pour over the boiled water.
  • Let it steep for a few minutes, then remove the tea bag and add your whisky and juice.


Note that you can use either black tea or green tea for your hot toddy, depending on your preference. Additionally, you can add fruit such as apple or orange slices to your hot toddy for extra flavor and nutrition. Remember to use caution when consuming alcohol and drink responsibly.
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The Hot Toddy is a warm and comforting drink that is made with hot water, whiskey, honey, and lemon. It also has a reputation for being a natural remedy for colds and sore throats.

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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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