|1 1⁄2 fl oz||Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky|
|1⁄2 fl oz||King's Ginger Liqueur|
|1⁄3 fl oz||Islay single malt Scotch whisky|
|2⁄3 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lemon juice|
|1⁄3 fl oz||Raw runny honey (preferably orange blossom)|
Smoke and honey with subtle spice and plenty of Scottish attitude.
Adapted from a 2005 recipe by Sam Ross at Milk & Honey, New York City, USA. Sam's original recipe (below) calls for ¾ oz honey-ginger syrup in place of ginger liqueur and honey.
SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with Islay whisky.
60 ml Blended scotch
22.5 ml Lemon juice
22.5 ml Honey & ginger syrup*
7.5 ml Islay single malt scotch whisky
*To make honey & ginger syrup:
Peel and thinly slice 100grams (3.5oz) of root ginger and place in a saucepan with 1 cup runny honey and 1 cup of water. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Allow to cool and place in a refrigerator in a sealed container to steep for 12 hours. Strain, bottle and store in the refrigerator.