Bacardi ambassador Trevor Burnett likes to serve his take on the classic holiday “hot toddy” in a teapot: “It’s a fun way to host friends when they come over at 4 p.m.; they’ll end up staying well into the evening.”

His pro tip? Put out bowls of star anise, cloves and nutmeg so guests can customize their cup of “tea.”

Ocho’s Hot Toddy

1.5oz BACARDÍ 8 Años

0.75oz premium honey

3oz medium steeped hot peppermint tea
0.5oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
Grated cinnamon to preference

Add all ingredients to a small teapot and stir. Pour into a tea cup and garnish with a cinnamon stick.


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