Bourbon Hot Toddy

Cozy up with a winter weather classic. Basil Hayden® Bourbon Hot Toddy elevates the cinnamon and star anise with our whiskey's signature spicy finish.

Prep Time 10 minutes

Total Time 10 Minutes

Recipe Yield 1 Cocktail


2 parts Basil Hayden® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
1 part honey
2 lemon wedges
2-3 slices of ginger, peeled
4-5 dashes Angostura® bitters
4 parts hot water
Cinnamon stick or grated cinnamon


1. In a saucepan over medium-heat, heat the ginger and water until almost boiling.
2. Pour the water into a large mug, straining out the ginger.
3. Add the honey, stirring until it is well dissolved.
4. Squeeze and drop in the lemon wedges.
5. Add the Basil Hayden® and bitters, giving it another stir to incorporate all of the ingredients. Feel free to add more honey if you like it a little sweeter!
6. Garnish with a cinnamon stick or grated cinnamon.

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