Atholl Brose

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Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Bar spoon
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

There are approximately 340 calories in one serving of Atholl Brose.

Styles & Flavours

Atholl Brose image

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Dust with grated nutmeg

How to make:

Prepare oatmeal water by soaking three heaped tablespoons of oatmeal in half a mug of warm water. Stir and leave to stand for fifteen minutes. Then strain to extract the creamy liquid and discard what's left of the oatmeal.

To make the drink, STIR honey with Scotch until honey dissolves. Add other ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

2 spoon Raw runny honey (preferably orange blossom) (heather)
2 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
1 12 fl oz Oatmeal water (from Quaker porridge oats)
14 fl oz Drambuie liqueur
14 fl oz Disaronno Originale amaretto
12 fl oz Single cream / half-and-half
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Comment:

Forget the porridge and kick start your day with an Atholl Brose.

About:

Our adaptation of a Scottish classic.

Legend has it that Atholl Brose was created by the Earl of Atholl in 1475 when he was trying to capture Iain MacDonald, Lord of the Isles and leader of a rebellion against the king. Hearing rumours that MacDonald was drawing his drinking water from a small well, the Earl ordered it to be filled with honey, whisky and oatmeal. MacDonald lingered at the well enjoying the concoction and was captured.

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