In addition to haggis, tartan and bagpipes Scotland is also synonymous with mists, drizzle and cold. It is inevitable that at the end of a dreech winters day we should require a little something to warm the soul (even if we do have central heating and double glazing) and what better way than with a whisky toddy. A toddy is also excellent way to treat a cold - it won't cure you but after a couple of toddies you won't care either!
Heather honey or sugar.
Dissolve a teaspoon of honey/sugar in a glass of boiling water. Add a glass of whisky and a little lemon juice, stir. Serve while still hot.