Pearman’s Toddy

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


Laced with cinnamon, lemon, and Angostura bitters, this gin-based drink from Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue is a brisk, warming twist on a toddy.


For the Cinnamon Simple Syrup

  • 1 12 cups sugar
  • 4 sticks cinnamon, plus one for garnish

For the Cocktail

  • 2 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. cinnamon simple syrup
  • 12 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters


Step 1

Make the syrup: Combine 2 cups water, sugar, and 4 cinnamon sticks in a 2-qt. saucepan; simmer for 10 minutes until sugar has dissolved. Discard cinnamon sticks and set syrup aside. Makes about 1½ cups; syrup will keep, refrigerated, for up to two weeks.

Step 2

Make the cocktail: Heat gin, syrup, lemon juice, and 2 oz. water in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat and add bitters. Serve in a mason jar with a cinnamon stick as garnish.

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