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In Defense of Scotch Cocktails

on 16/10/13 at 12:17 pm


Hugh-Hefner-Smoked-Scotch-CocktailWhile we love Scotch neat, on the rocks or with a bit of water, we’re not ashamed to say we enjoy it in a range of cocktails as well.

There are, of course, a number of delicious classic recipes to choose from, like the Rusty Nail, the Bobby Burns and the Blood and Sand, but modern bartenders are also using the spirit in an array of increasingly creative drinks.

The recently released fall menu at top New York watering hole Pouring Ribbons offers drinkers the Holidays Away, a complex concoction from co-owner Troy Sidle that mixes peaty Bowmore Legend with herbaceous liqueurs Zwack Unicum and Bénédictine. It’s the perfect beverage to warm you up on a cool evening and truly captures the flavors of the season.