Perhaps Pimm's chose the number '2' for the Scotch whisky based version of their summer cup because it was the second best – Scotch is certainly one
As the name suggests this is an almond flavoured Old-Fashioned with medium dry madeira adding wine notes while three different whiskies also add to the
Smoke and honey with subtle spice and plenty of Scottish attitude.
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
A spirituous aperitif-style cocktail, or an after dinner sipper, which can be made with numerous different sweet vermouths or indeed a vermouth amaro as
Forget the porridge and kick start your day with an Atholl Brose. Consider using raw heather honey.
Cream and a touch of rich dark chocolate smooth scotch whisky and gin without smothering them. This may be a creamy drink but it remains 'serious' and
One of the best classic Scotch cocktails, the Blood & Sand is said to be the Scotch whisky-based cocktail that whisky haters will like. Some may find this
The equal parts (scotch, cherry brandy, sweet vermouth and orange juice) formula from the 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book is the accepted classic Blood &
This recipe combines elements from the world's most respected writers of vintage recipes – the base formula comes from Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail
Dry and lightly fruity with complex herbal minerality, this is a superbly refreshing and complex long drink.
This is simply whisky and water, but as with the Japanese tea ceremony, observing the time and care taken over it making and the prolonged anticipation
This drink is sadly often overlooked in favour of the bourbon based Whiskey Sour.
A quartet of whiskies: bourbon, rye, blended Scotch and Islay single malt, stirred with, and lightly sweetened and flavoured by amaretto liqueur. The result
Genever is basically a blend of whiskey and gin and in this drink combines wonderfully with Scotch as a base to which maraschino and blood orange flavour
An almond riff on the classic Atholl Brose Created in March 2016 by yours truly (Simon Difford) for Disaronno amaretto.
Honey lifts and enhances this blend of scotch, single Islay malt and dry vermouth.
Apple, vanilla and a hint of Scotch and cinnamon- reminiscent of the dessert but a good deal drier.
A Blood & Sand with the smoky influence of Islay single malt whisky and the rounding citrus notes of blood orange juice.
The showy way to make a simple hot whisky punch.
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