As Winter continues to pound the United States, it is even a chilly 75 degrees in Miami. Sorry I couldn’t help myself about the temperature in my paradise. Anyway, just in time to warm the soul, National Hot Toddy Day is here. So here after a frigid day battling the elements, Drambuie and Monkey Shoulder Whisky off a solution to take the chill off, enjoy!
Drambuie’s Broadford Toddy
1 ½ parts Drambuie
½ part Hudson Manhattan Rye
¼ part St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
3 Dashes Chocolate Bitters
2 Orange wedges
2 lemon wedges
1 small pinch grated nutmeg
4-5 parts Hot Water
(Add Honey to taste)
Garnish clove-studded lemon wheel
In a mixing tin muddle orange and lemon wedges. Add other ingredients minus water. Add ice to tin and shake vigorously. Double-strain into Irish coffee mug and add hot water and honey to taste.
Drambuie is made from a delightful combination of scotch whisky, heather honey, herbs and spices.
1½ Parts Monkey shoulder
2 Bar spoon Sugar/Honey
2½ parts Boiling Water one clove
Add sugar of honey to heat proof glass. Add boiling water and allow to infuse. Now add Monkey Shoulder and stir until sugar/honey is dissolved and cloves infused. Garnish with clove studded lemon wedge.
Monkey Shoulder, the mischievous malt whisky, is made for mixing in great cocktails like Show Me The Monkey.