The Rusty Nail cocktail is an old classic that dates back to the 1930s. It blends smoky scotch with sweet Drambuie for a flavor that’s surprisingly sweet and easygoing.
The Scottish Jersey is basically a hot chocolate spiked with scotch and then cooled. The chocolate is definitely the dominant flavor, but the scotch adds some hints of oak and fruit, which varies depending what brand you use. As with most cocktails involving scotch, there’s no reason to break out the good stuff – any
I can’t help but wonder where the Aggravation Cocktail got its name. Maybe it helps you get past aggravation? Because it sure doesn’t cause any. This drink features scotch with Kahlua and cream, making it something you could think of as an interesting variation on the White Russian. You might think scotch and Kahlua would
The King of Poland is so-named because it features a Polish brand of vodka, but of course you can use another brand. The recipe blends a lot of vodka with some lemon juice and scotch. This drink is designed for chugging, since lemon, scotch and vodka probably aren’t the most easily received taste combination. But
The Miami Beach is probably not what you’d expect from the name. At least, none of its ingredients are associated with Miami or beaches as far as I know. But who cares? This is an intriguing drink that features scotch with dry vermouth and grapefruit juice. The dominant note is citrus, and a very refreshing
The Hadrian’s Wall cocktail blends orange juice with a considerable amount of scotch and Galliano. It’s a sweet, spicy, tart combination. The earthy or smoky notes of the scotch tend to get lost in this drink, so what comes through is sweetened citrus with some spicy notes. This is a great drink for just before