William Wallace

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Ingredients

Barware

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 155 calories in one serving of William Wallace.

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

William Wallace image

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 23 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
13 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
13 fl oz Pedro Ximénez sherry
3 dash Orange bitters
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Comment:

Take a Rob Roy and switch some of the sweet vermouth for rich flavoursome PX sherry, add a dash or three of orange bitters and you've a William Wallace. A well-conceived cocktail that if you nail the dilution (hence the optional chilled water) is both spirituous and quaffable. Be warned!

About:

Adapted from a recipe created in 2019 by Manchester's Joe Schofield, who says, "The William Wallace is inspired by and takes elements from the Rob Roy and Bobby Burns and is named after another Scottish hero with an alliterate name."

Joe's original recipe specified a Coupe but we felt the drink's volume better suited a Nick & Nora. It is also a cocktail that likes dilution, hence our recommendation to add some chilled water if using ice straight from the freezer (rather than an ice-machine).

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