A classic hot toddy is ridiculously simple. Hot water, liquor and sugar are all that's necessary to make this cozy, curative drink—but here are six ways to make it even better.
Make it extra-seasonal. A slug of apple brandy in place of the classic whiskey makes this cocktail even more appropriate for the season.
Add some chocolate. Bartender Jon Santer accentuates the rich, chocolaty flavors of rum in his take on a hot toddy with a half-ounce of dark crème de cacao.