The south has been experiencing record lows in the last week. We are in Austin, but even Houston was colder than us a couple of days ago: 9 degrees! My husband and I were in Houston a few weeks ago and it snowed all day. Hadn't happened in 20 years.
Hailing from Europe in the 1700s, the Toddy may have gotten it's name from the Hindu tari tadi (thank you, Colonialism) which was a drink made with fermented coconut milk. Leave it to the Bristish to turn a nice little coconut drink into a whisky drink which no doubt has, like, 40 times the alcohol content.
Combine in an Irish Coffee glass and stir:
2 t. honey
4 oz. boiling water
2 oz. Bourbon, scotch, or rye whisky, brandy or dark rum
Garnish with grated nutmeg for the real, claymation feel. Also, experiment with using hot tea instead of water. A Lapsang Souchang with scotch might be nice.....