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How to Make a Blue Blazer Style Hot Toddy

The Blue Blazer was invented by Jerry Thomas while he worked at the El Dorado in San Francisco. It might not be the earliest known heated alcoholic beverage but it's preparation is very unique. This version is essentially a Hot Toddy done Blue Blazer style. After a few practice rounds, (BE CAREFUL!) this is a great drink to bring behind the bar or to impress your friends at home. Don't forget to make your Old Fashioned Simple Syrup first.
  Water 3 Ounce, boiling
  Overproof rum 30 Milliliter
  Maker's 46 30 Milliliter
  Cognac 30 Milliliter
  Angostura bitters 4 Dash
  Old fashioned simple syrup 30 Milliliter
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. In a large metal mug, add boiling water.
2. Add remaining ingredients to another mug and ignite with fire.
3. Slowly begin rolling the alcoholic ingredients and the water back and forth from one mug to another.
4. As you roll the drink, position your mugs and farther and farther apart vertically to increase the length of the flame.
5. Once thoroughly mixed, add cinnamon and quickly cap one mug with the other to snuff the flame.

6. Serve in a goblet or snifter with a slice of lemon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Wine And Drink
Cocktail, Alcohol
Winter, Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
How about a hot drink to warm you up on a cold winter night. Watch this video of Hot Toddy Blue Blazer style and you will love it. This is a great drink to bring behind the bar or to impress your friends at home. The flowing flame will create quite a buzz. But be careful it's hot!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 335 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.02 g0.02%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.02%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 18.5 mg0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.66 g2.7%

Sugars 26.7 g

Protein 0.05 g0.1%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 0.08%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 0.68%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

How To Make A Blue Blazer Style Hot Toddy Recipe Video