If you’re looking for a warm way to celebrate the 8 nights of Hanukkah, what better way to warm up from the frigid winter weather than with a traditional hot toddy? Though the hot toddy was originally used to cure symptoms of the common cold, it is now the perfect way to warm up during the cold holiday season. It is a warm, spicy alternative that tastes as good as it looks.
Basil Hayden’s Bourbon teamed up with top Miami mixologist Luca Zanirato to create the 8th Night Toddy – a warm cocktail that combines sweet honey, cinnamon and citrus flavors make for a recip e that stands up to the cold winter breeze and brings out the trademark, spicy finish of Basil Hayden’s Bourbon.
Basil Hayden’s 8th Night Toddy
Created by Luca Zanirato, Miami
- 2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
- ¼ part Honey
- 1-2 Star Anise
- 2 parts Hot Water
- Orange Zest
- Lemon Zest
- 3 Cinnamon Sticks
- Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
- Shake and strain into a hot toddy glass
- Garnish with a cinnamon stick