- Boiling water
- 4 Cloves
- 1 Lemon twist
- 2 tsp Demerara sugar or brown sugar (simple syrup will work, too)
- 1/4 oz Lemon juice
- 2 oz Bourbon, Rye, Whisk(e)y, Scotch (hey, we won't judge you if you prefer Rum)
Fill a mug with boiling water and let stand for a minute or two to warm. Meanwhile, stick the cloves into the lemon twist and set aside. Empty the mug and fill about halfway with fresh boiling water. Add the sugar and stir to dissolve. Add the prepared lemon twist and stir. Add the lemon juice and whiskey, and stir again. Enjoy!