The Pocket Guide to Whisky explores every kind of whisky, from the well-known Scottish giants of Glenlivet, to the exotic Japanese Hibiki, featuring the ingenious Whisky TubeMap to help you discover new favourites. Our recipe of the week promises to warm you on the chilly October nights, and stave off the dreaded ‘super cold’!
Hot Toddy from The Pocket Guide to Whisky by Blair Bowman with Nikki Welch
The perfect winter cold/flu cure-all and much more enjoyable than a Lemsip.
Whisky TubeMap Line recommendation: Easy Loop
The Easy Loop does exactly what it says on the tin. These whiskies are easy-going and will appeal to all tastes. If you are just embarking on your whisky journey then this loop is an ideal place to start.
Whiskies on the Easy Loop: Johnnie Walker, Bell’s, Chivas, Monkey Shoulder, Tamdhu, Glenkinchie and Benromach.
° 50 ml whisky
° 25 ml lemon juice
° 1 tsp honey
° Cinnamon stick or cloves (optional)
° Boiling water
Pour honey into an Irish Coffee mug. Add other ingredients. Top up with boiling water. Garnish with cinnamon stick and lemon slice. Serve.