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Winter-Spice Hot Toddy

Treat yourself this season and make this warming winter-spice hot toddy with Johnnie Walker Black Label!


4 cups water

1⁄4 cup honey

2 cinnamon sticks

2 star anise pods, plus extra for garnish

1 tablespoon cardamom pods

1 tablespoon black peppercorns

1 strip lemon peel

4 ounces Johnnie Walker Black Label (1 ounce per serving)

8 teaspoons lemon juice (2 teaspoons per serving)


1. Place water, honey, cinnamon sticks, star anise pods, cardamom pods, black peppercorns, and lemon peel in a small pot over medium-high heat. Stir to dissolve honey. Bring to a simmer. Cover and continue simmering for 10 minutes.

2. Remove from heat and strain.

3. Pour 1 ounce Johnnie Walker Black Label and 2 teaspoons of lemon juice in each glass. Fill the rest of the way with spice mixture. Garnish with a couple star anise pods.