Warm Up Cocktails

We’re embracing our cold temperatures with a special “Winter Warm Up” themed show at Cub in Minneapolis! Elizabeth celebrated the season by visiting The Back Bar at Young Joni. It’s a super cool speakeasy (you have to find the secret door in the alley!) where you can cozy up with some warm cocktails. Bartender Adam Gorski teaches Elizabeth how to make a couple of classic cocktails with a twist and they are easy enough to pull off at home. For more on The Back Bar, click here.

Hot Toddy

1.5 oz Rum
.75 oz Orange Curacao
.75 oz Lemon Juice
.5 oz Honey
.25 oz Allspice Dram
3 oz Water

Build as many cocktails as you like, heat in an electric kettle or crockpot, garnish with a lemon peel studded with cloves.


Vieux Carre

1 oz Rye Whiskey
1 oz Brandy
1 oz Sweet vermouth
.25 oz Benedictine
2 dashes Angostura and Peychauds bitters

Stir until chilled and lightly diluted, serve on the rocks with an orange peel garnish.

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