Scottish Recipes: Cocktails
Here are a few cocktail recipes, using some of Scotland's liquid gold. Be warned! Some of these pack a real punch! It is suggested that blended whisky is used - it's a waste to use good malt!
Flying Scotsman - Mix three glasses whisky, 2.5 glasses Italian Vermouth and add one tablespoon bitters and a tablespoon of sugar syrup.
Hilton Fling - Mix a measure of Dubonnet with half a measure of Drambuie. Add a dash of orange bitters and a slice of orange.
Rusty Nails - Mix a measure of Drambuie to a measure of whisky and stir well.
Manor Punch - Mix a measure of whisky, Martini and a dash of Drambuie and serve with a cherry. You decide whether to shake or stir...
Rob Roy - Mix a measure of whisky and Martini and add two dashes of Angostura bitters.
Robbie Burns - Measure of whisky mixed with Martini and three dashes of Benedictine.
Prince Charlie - Equal measures of Drambuie, Cognac and lemon juice.
Flora Macdonald - Mix a measure of Drambuie and dry gin to two measures of French Vermouth. Wow!
Whisky-Mac - The classic cocktail of equal parts whisky and green ginger wine or one part wine to two of whisky. Mix by holding the bottom of the glass and gently shaking.
Auld Nick - each drink has 50% whisky, 25% Drambuie and 12.5% of orange juice and 12.5% of lemon juice.
Deansgate - One measure of Drambuie, one measure of lime juice and two measures of white rum.
Ecstasy - equal measures of Drambuie, cognac and French Vermouth.
Highland Fling - mix two measures of whisky to one of Italian Vermouth and add two dashes of orange bitters. Serve with an olive.
Highland Milkmaid - using a spoon, gently add cream to the top of a generous serving of whisky.
Isle of Skye - Equal measures of Drambuie, gin and lemon juice.
Scottish Sparkle Punch - Mix a bottle of dry white wine, two-thirds of a cup of Drambuie and the juice of a lemon in a jug. Chill and, just before it is to be used, add a bottle of chilled sparkling wine and two cups of lemonade. Add plenty of ice before serving.
Tam O' Shanter - 3 glasses of whisky, 2 glasses French Vermouth, half a glass of orange juice. Shake well, add a little nutmeg and serve with an olive.
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