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Thursday, January 9, 2014

January 11 is National Hot Toddy Day

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       We're feeling warm already. | Jazz Guy
  •        We're feeling warm already. | Jazz Guy

If there's one cocktail worth celebrating in this weather, it's the hot toddy. It will make you feel better if you're sick, cold or just want a drink. And here's an excuse to drink one: January 11 is National Hot Toddy Day. There are several versions of the drink, so you can make it as strong or sweet as you like. The traditional Scottish preparation is just whiskey, boiling water, and sugar or honey (we prefer honey). The Irish make it with Irish whiskey, brown sugar, lemon, cloves and hot water. It's also common to mix it with tea instead of just hot water -- try lemon tea, honey and whiskey if you're at home. If you want to venture out, check out some of our favorite hot toddies and where to get them.

See also: Best Places to Get Hot Chocolate in St. Louis

       You don't even have to look at the menu. You can if you want, though. | Mabel Suen
  •        You don't even have to look at the menu. You can if you want, though. | Mabel Suen

Gamlin Whiskey House (236 North Euclid Avenue; 314-875-9500)

Gamlin's toddy is offered year-round. There are plenty of whiskey drinks here to warm you up, but the hot toddy is perfect for winter weather. Gamlin makes its classic with Red Stag Hardcore Cider bourbon and honey.

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