This kind of weather calls for one drink above all others: the Hot Toddy. The classic consists of little more than hot water, lemon, whiskey and honey, though you'll spot a few variations here, from tea to tequila. This being a state of emergency, best to give the bar a ring before trudging over to make sure that they're still serving. But if they are, you're in for a treat. Without further ado, here's a mapped guided to some of the finest Hot Toddies in town.Read More
9 Hot Toddy Hotspots to Help You Through The Blizzard
1. The Burren
An aromatic lemon wedge, delicately studded with whole clove buds, bobs in this toddy.
2. Russell House Tavern
The Sazerac Toddy: when worlds collide. Old Overholt Rye Whiskey, Peychauds Bitters, sugar, hot water and Herbsaint whipped cream.
A classic take on this winter libation, with Jameson Irish whiskey, honey, hot water and cloved lemon.
4. Eastern Standard
The London Toddy is a more complex version of the standard drink, with gin, vanilla, and cardamom compound bitters.
Tea is the star in these toddies (that happens when you have your own tea sommelier). Opt for something on the sweet side like darjeeling mixed Pernod or Grand Marnier.
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Why not make a hot toddy with tequila? El Jimador's Hot Toddy swaps in El Jimador Anejo, with agave nectar, fresh mint and orange.
7. jm Curley
The barrel-aged bonded applejack hot toddy includes Drambuie, angostura bitters, honey and lemon.
8. 75 On Liberty Wharf
The toddy takes a flavor twist here in the form of the Peppermint Hot Toddy, featuring (Ri) Rye Whiskey, peppermint tea, honey, nutmeg and cinnamon.
9. The Franklin Cafe
Honey, clove, lemon, hot water and your call on the whiskey.