It seems that recipes for “the traditional” Hot Toddy are kind of like old pick-up trucks in a small town: everybody has one of their own.
Some use good old American Whiskey, some use Scotch, some Kentucky Bourbon. There is the “nothing but hot water” contingent, and then there are those who swear it has to be tea. Some doctor it up with sugar, some honey, most like lemon. It goes on and on.
But it all comes down to how Keri drinks them around here, doesn’t it? So here it is: