The Cocktail Ritual — whiskey
February 7, 2018 / Rachel Eva The Hot Toddy: warm, delicious, and believed by many to cure everything from a minor cough to the full-blown flu. While whiskey is traditionally the spirit of choice, the Hot Toddy is a decidedly forgiving beverage, and you can easily swap out the spirit for what you have on hand. Preferably that substitute is something dark, like bourbon, rye, brandy, cognac, or rum, but feel free to experiment. Try warming up a light rum or gin, and see how the hot water opens up the flavors and soothes your winter soul. There aren't really a lot...