Penicillin cocktail

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Ingredients

Barware

Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 220 calories in one serving of Penicillin cocktail.

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

Penicillin cocktail image

Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Candied ginger

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably over a chunk of block ice).

1 12 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
12 fl oz King's Ginger Liqueur
13 fl oz Islay single malt Scotch whisky
23 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
23 fl oz Honey syrup (3 honey to 1 water)
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Our comment:

Smoke and honey with subtle spice and plenty of Scottish attitude.

History:

Adapted from a 2005 recipe by Sam Ross at Milk & Honey, New York City, USA. Sam's original recipe (below) calls for ¾ oz honey-ginger syrup in place of ginger liqueur and honey.

SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with Islay whisky.
60 ml Blended scotch
22.5 ml Lemon juice
22.5 ml Honey & ginger syrup*
7.5 ml Islay single malt scotch whisky

*To make honey & ginger syrup:
Peel and thinly slice 100grams (3.5oz) of root ginger and place in a saucepan with 1 cup runny honey and 1 cup of water. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Allow to cool and place in a refrigerator in a sealed container to steep for 12 hours. Strain, bottle and store in the refrigerator.

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