From: Georgia, U.S.
Although it's cold here north of Atlanta, not so bad as other places. So in sympathy, I ground with a mortar and pestle three whole cloves, two allspice berries, tossed in a stick of cinnamon and some already ground cardamon, added a heaping teaspoon of wildflower honey and steeped in about 4-5 ounces of boiling water, then added an ounce and a half of Old Pultney 12 yo Single Malt Scotch and grated a bit of nutmeg on top.
Stay warm, my friends. Here's to you.
... she uncorked it and put it to her lips. "I know something interesting is sure to happen," she said to herself, "whenever I eat or drink anything; so I'll just see what this bottle does."
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland