Classic Hot Toddy

This drink recipe comes to us from our fave NYC bartender/musician, Del Pedro.  For more info on Del, please visit his website or drop by Alexandra on Hudson Street next time you are in the Big A pple!


  • 5 clove pieces
  • 1/4 of a lemon (one wedge)
  • 2 ounces of Rye or Bourbon
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 Tablespoon of honey
  • Boiling water


Insert five clove pieces into a lemon wedge.

In a 10-ounce mug, combine the whiskey, honey, lemon juice and cinnamon stick.  Fill with boiling water and stir. 

Drop lemon/clove wedge into drink mixture and let steep for a minute.

Serve hot!

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