Ginger and Baker Hot Toddy

In our latest video, join Beverage Director Alex Ettinger in the bar at The Cache at Ginger and Baker as he shares his recipe for the perfect winter warmer cocktail, a Ginger and Baker Hot Toddy made with Irish whiskey, honey orange syrup and our house blend Linden Street Spice Tea made in partnership with Colorado's Teakoe Tea.

Ginger and Baker Hot Toddy

1 1/2 oz. triple-distilled Irish Whiskey
1 oz. honey orange simple syrup
8 oz. hot water
1 Linden Street Spice tea bag (or use black tea or spiced tea)
orange twist, for garnish

In a warm mug, combine whiskey, honey orange simple syrup and hot water. Add tea bag and steep for 3 minutes. Remove tea bag, rub rim of mug with orange twist, garnish and serve. Makes one serving.

Honey Orange Simple Syrup

1 cup honey
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
zest of 1 orange

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a simmer, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes until honey is dissolved and mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat, cool, strain and store in the refrigerator. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.