Easy Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Jerry Thomas Style Hot Toddy Drink Recipe

This is the Hot Toddy recipe that was featured in the Jerry Thomas book. This drink is one of the first published versions of the Hot Toddy there ever was.


  • 2 oz Scotch Whisky (I used Monkey Shoulder)
  • 4 oz Hot Water
  • 1 tsp White Sugar


  1. Add sugar and hot water to glass.
  2. Stir to dissolve sugar fully.
  3. Add Whiskey
  4. Garnish with Fresh Ground Cinnamon or Cinnamon Stick