Apple Hot Toddy

women drinks hot toddy with True Citrus packets

This is the perfect beverage to warm you up on a cold, windy fall or winter day. Apple cider, tea and bourbon come alive with the addition of True Lemon.


1 green tea or black tea bag

1½ ounces rye whiskey or bourbon

2 ounces real apple cider

1 Packet of True Lemon

Garnish: thin, round slices of lemon, a cinnamon stick, and star anise


Bring the water to a simmer and carefully pour it over the tea bag into an 8-10oz mug, leaving about an inch of room in your mug. Let the tea steep for a few minutes before discarding the tea bag.

Pour in the rye whiskey or bourbon and add the apple cider (adjust these amounts to suit your tastes). Add 1 packet of True Lemon and stir. Garnish with lemon slices, a cinnamon stick and star anise.