Hot Toddy and Hot Punch Recipes for Your Outside Lands After Parties

Hot Toddy and Hot Punch Recipes for Your Outside Lands After Parties


Festival goers: The weekend weather forecast is looking a bit sub-summer, especially out on the moors of Golden Gate Park. We're still praying for sun, but if you need to warm up at the festival, pick up some hot chocolate from Charles Chocolates, some coffees from Philz and Ritual and perhaps some clam chowder from Woodhouse Fish Co (full food and beverage offerings here). And after the festival, you'll probably need a warm drink. Here are two hot drink recipes from for your after parties.




Contributed by Charlotte Voisey


Hot water

1.5 oz Rye whiskey

.5 oz Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

1 oz Vanilla-Nutmeg Syrup*

.25 oz Fresh lime juice

2 dashes Angostura Bitters

1 pinch Lemon zest

Garnish: Freshly grated nutmeg

Glass: Mug

PREPARATION: Rinse a mug with hot water to warm it. Add the remaining ingredients, plus 4 ounces hot water, and stir. Garnish with a dusting of freshly grated nutmeg. *Vanilla-Nutmeg Syrup INGREDIENTS:

2 cups Sugar

2 cups Water

2 tsp Ground nutmeg

6 Vanilla beans, cut in half lengthwise

PREPARATION: Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring until the sugar is fully dissolved. Let cool completely and strain. Store in a closed container in the refrigerator.


Contributed by Xavier Padovani


24 oz Hendrick’s Gin

24 oz Madeira wine

6 Lemon twists

1  Orange slice

3 large chunks Pineapple

3 oz Honey

1 oz Fresh lemon juice

3 Cloves

1 pinch Ground nutmeg

1 tsp Ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon Brown sugar

Garnish: Orange slices and cloves

Glass: Punch

PREPARATION: Add all the ingredients to a large saucepan over low heat and simmer for about 20 minutes. To serve, pour the hot mixture into a punchbowl or teapot and garnish with orange slices studded with cloves. Pair with gingerbread. Charlotte Voisey is the official mixologist of William Grant & Sons USA.

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