Debonair

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Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Speyside single malt Scotch whisky
5/6 fl oz Ginger liqueur
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Review:

Rich and indeed sophisticated, this Scotch-based drink has a zing of ginger spice with a zest of citrus from the garnish.

History:

Created in the 1990s by Gary "gaz" Regan who in his San Francisco Chronicle 'The Cocktailian' column wrote of this drink, "I gave the formula a series of silly names, and eventually I got really frustrated with it so I looked up "sophisticated" in Roget's Thesaurus.. The Debonair was born."

Nutrition:

There are approximately 212 calories in one serving of Debonair.

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