Bobby Burns cocktail (Craddock's recipe)

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Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 236 calories in one serving of Bobby Burns cocktail (Craddock's recipe).

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded) & a slice of shortbread

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
1 1/2 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
3/4 fl oz Benedictine D.O.M.
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Our comment:

Rich and slightly sweet, laced with spice liqueur - a good dram to enjoy alongside the ritualistic serving of haggis.

History:

Recipe adapted from Harry Craddock's 1930, The Savoy Cocktail Book which calls for equal parts vermouth and Scotch with three dashes of Bénédictine. Craddock writes of this drink, "One of the very best Whisky Cocktails. A very fast mover on Saint Andrew's Day."

The history of the Bobby Burns cocktail can be found on our Bobby Burns cocktail page.

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