Tam o' Shanter

Difford's Guide
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Garnish:

Dust with freshly grated nutmeg & olive

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
2/3 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
1/3 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

A Blood & Sand without the blood (cherry brandy) so drier. The dusting of nutmeg is critical to the success of this old-school classic.

Variant:

Jones' Complete Bar Guide (1997) includes a Tam o' Shanter served long and hot in a highball glass: 60ml Scotch, 7.5ml lemon juice, 5ml sugar syrup, top with hot water; garnish with nutmeg, cinnamon stick and 3 cloves.

History:

Named after Scottish Poet Robert Burns' 1790 narrative poem, the origins of this classic cocktail are lost in time.

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Gentle
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Nutrition

There are approximately 96 calories in one serving of Tam o' Shanter.

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