2 oz. bourbon 1 brown sugar cube 2 dashes of Fee Brothers Orange Bitters 2 blackberries 1 orange wedge 1 thyme sprig Splash of club soda Garnish: thyme-blackberry (blackberry poked through with a thyme sprig)
Hot Toddy with a Twist: 8 oz whiskey (or bourbon / brandy), 6 T honey, 2 lemons, 4 c apple cider, 4 earl grey tea bags, 4 cinnamon sticks. In a small pan over med-low heat, heat the cider, cinnamon, honey, and whisky until hot, stirring to dissolve the honey. Remove from the heat, add the tea bags, and steep for 2 minutes. Remove the tea bags and squeeze in the juice of half a lemon. Pour into four glass mugs. Garnish with the cinnamon sticks and some lemon slices cut into half moons.