Pour any of these sippers into a cup of warm tea infused with cinnamon sticks, put on some wool socks and get ready to settle in for reruns and boardgames. Rainy days and Sundays will never get you down again.
We've hand-picked three spirits to perfect your cozy cocktail game: one warming, zingy ginger liqueur, a bottle of smooth yet spicy rye and a unique applejack that's made from distilling more than 60 pounds of fresh apples.
Indie Hot Toddy
6 oz water
2 cinnamon sticks
1 whole star anise
1 tea bag, English Breakfast
1 oz whiskey or brandy
.5 oz ginger liqueur
Lemon juice, to taste
Honey, to taste
1. In a small saucepan, bring water, cinnamon sticks and star anise to a boil.
2. Add tea bag to saucepan with spice-infused water. Let steep three minutes. Remove tea bag and pour tea, along with cinnamon sticks and star anise, into a mug.
3. Add whiskey or brandy, ginger liqueur, a squeeze of lemon and honey to taste.
4. Garnish with lemon wheel.
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