“When you think of the southern cocktail, most people think of brown liquor,” Milam said. “But in the colonial United States, rum was the foundational spirit. By the mid-1600s, rum was being made in large supply in the British Caribbean Islands.”
William Faulkner's warm bourbon-based beverage is one of the easiest and tastiest winter cocktails to prepare.
It might be National Hot Toddy Day, but there is a world beyond the beloved brown liquor when it comes to toasty beverages.