Rooibos Toddy

Rooibos ToddyWe all know a hot toddy can be a miracle worker if you are coming down with a cold or sore throat. It is also a delicious warming beverage on a cold night. Our recipe for the Rooibos Toddy omits the sweetness of honey and hits the spot with extra spice and bitters.

Rooibos Toddy Recipe
Yields one cocktail

6 ounces hot rooibos tea
1 ounce bourbon (preferably Wild Turkey; nothing overproof)
1 ounce Cognac
1/2 ounce Bénédictine
1 dash Angostura bitters
grated nutmeg
1 lemon wheel
2 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick

Stir the rooibos tea, bourbon, Cognac, Bénédictine, and bitters in a mug. Drop two whole cloves into the bottom of the cup.

Top the cocktail with a little grated nutmeg and garnish with a lemon wheel. Stir with the cinnamon stick and float on top.

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