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Hot Honey Hot Toddy

Feel the heat twice over with this Bulleit hot toddy with homemade hot honey!

Serves 2

Ingredients

Hot Honey

1 cup honey

3 fresh red chilies, seeded and sliced

2 dried red chilies

Drink

2 tablespoons hot honey

12 ounces hot green tea

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 & 1/2 ounces Bulleit Bourbon

Assembly

2 thin slices lemon

6 thin slices fresh red chilies

Preparation

1. In a small saucepan, combine the honey, fresno chilies, and dried chilies. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 4–5 minutes. Let sit for 30 minutes, covered, then strain through a fine mesh sieve into a small container.

2. To make the drink: Place the hot honey in a small pitcher. Pour the hot tea into the pitcher and stir. Add the lemon juice and Bulleit bourbon, then stir again.

3. Divide between two heat-proof glasses or mugs. In each glass, float one slice of lemon and three slices of fresno chile. Serve immediately.