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A Chaga-Reishi Hot Toddy

November 12, 2021
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Photo by Sagegreen
Author Notes

On cold nights when a warming drink sounds like the ticket, I have enjoyed experimenting with toddies. Here is my latest one using mushroom tea. The earthy mushroom flavors come through brightened by the lemon. —Sagegreen

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 30 minutes
  • makes 2 drinks
  • 1 walnut size of broken chaga and reishi chunks
  • 1.5 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons honey, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2-3 ounces bourbon, depending on taste
  • 2 lemon wheels for garnish
In This Recipe
  1. Simmer the broken chunks of chaga and reishi in water just below boiling for 30 minutes.
  2. Strain and pour the tea into 2 cups or heat-resistant glasses.
  3. Stir in half the honey, lemon and bourbon into each cup. Garnish each with a lemon wheel.

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