A Whisky Sour with honey richness, subtle smoke and enlivening ginger spice.
I'm usually a maximum of five ingredients in a cocktail kind-a-guy but this Blood & Sand riff with seven ingredients is balanced and tasty. If I were in
Scotch malt whisky, and particularly Islay single malt balance and work brilliantly with rich crème de cassis and Antica Formula, helped by a generous
The equal parts Blood and Sand (scotch, cherry brandy, sweet vermouth, and orange juice) formula from the 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book is the accepted
A quartet of whiskies: bourbon, rye, blended Scotch and Islay single malt, stirred with, and lightly sweetened and flavoured by amaretto liqueur. The result
Sake sweetened with Sauternes and flavoured with cognac and Islay whisky.
Peat smoky whisky subtly influences this complex and silky-smooth rum flip.
Stirred down and boozy so suited to late night sipping. This cocktail has broader appeal when served on-the-rocks in an old-fashioned glass, either way
Honey lifts and enhances this blend of scotch, single Islay malt and dry vermouth.
A Blood & Sand with the smoky influence of Islay single malt whisky and the rounding citrus notes of blood orange juice.
Named after Denny Kallivoka and Eleni Nikoloulia, our favourite Greek drinks writers, this whisky based cocktail has a healthy glug of mastiha with birch
Not the most endearing of names but this spiritous late-night sipper has broad family appeal beyond just uncles, so long as they have a taste for bittersweet
Cachaça, lime and elderflower with a smoky hit of Islay whisky.
Smoky Islay malt adds a distinctive aroma and flavour to this appropriately named cocktail with cherry fruitiness and smoothing egg yolk.
On the bitter side of bittersweet this is a great aperitif cocktail.
Bourbon-laced and spirit-forward but mellowed by bittersweet amaro and herbal liqueur with a hint of Islay smokiness.
Honey and amaretto's rich almond flavours brilliantly balance and marry with cognac and Islay single malt whisky.
Islay single malt is for many the king of all whiskies so it should be celebrated in more cocktails – particularly Old Fashioneds.
Creating this cocktail started with a desire to make a properly British cocktail to toast those special occasions when a fellow Brit wins a sporting event.
A tasty Islay whisky-influenced riff on a French Martini.
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