We're not doctors, but we're pretty certain that his cocktail is exactly what would be written on your prescription. Warm, flavourful, and a joy to sip, this cocktail will soon become a familiar friend on your cold, rainy West-Coast Sundays.
2 oz (60 mL) Krupnik
Slice of lemon (approx. ⅛" or 3 mm thick)
Optional: 1 Tbsp (15 mL) Honey
In your favourite mug, lightly muddle the slice of lemon (just enough to get some juices flowing)
Top up 3/4 full with hot water
Add the Krupnik
Optional: Add Honey to taste
For added decadence, garnish with a stick of cinnamon!
The "toddy", meaning a beverage made of alcoholic liquor with hot water, sugar and spices" comes from 1786 and was often used as a cure-all for cold and flu-like symptoms. See!? It's practically medicine! (Disclaimer: It's definitely not medicine.)