Improved Hot Toddy


What do you do when you desperately need a Hot Toddy and the lemons in your fridge are at least a month old? In the winter of 2017, instead of walking 50 feet from her apartment to re-up, PUNCH’s Talia Baiocchi grabbed a bottle of Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar—the answer to all that ails—and used it as a replacement. Big ups to necessity being the mother of invention: we’ll never look at the Hot Toddy the same way again.


Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce Trees Knees Spicy Maple
  • 3/4 ounce apple cider vinegar
  • hot water, to top

  1. Add all ingredients to a tempered mug, add hot water and stir until the syrup is dissolved.

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(n.) This measurement of liquid equals one-fifth of a gallon. In the United States, where Imperial measurements are used in lieu of Metric, liquor was sold in either quarts (one-quarter of a gallon) or fifths (one-fifth of a gallon) until 1980. Today, it is much more common to see bottles sold in liter or 750ml […]

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