Highland Toddy

"Licorice tea is one of my favorite nonalcoholic beverages," John deBary says. "So why not do what any sensible person would do and add alcohol?" Accordingly, he blends the hot, soothing tea with Scotch and ginger liqueur. Slideshows:  Scotch Whiskey Drinks 

Total Time:
5 mins


  • 1 ounce Highland Scotch

  • 1/2 ounce ginger liqueur

  • 6 ounces hot brewed licorice tea

  • 3/4 teaspoon honey syrup (1/2 teaspoon honey mixed with 1/4 teaspoon warm water)

  • 1 lemon wedge, for garnish


  1. In a warmed mug or heatproof glass, combine all of the ingredients except the garnish and stir well. Squeeze the lemon wedge over the drink and drop it in.

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