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Safari Cocktail

Special occasions call for Buchanan's, celebrate this season with @JBalvin's signature drink.

Safari Cocktail


Lemon Simple Syrup

1 cup water

½ cup agave nectar

½ cup lemon zest

½ cup lemon juice


1.5 ounce Buchanan’s DeLuxe 12-Year-Old Blended Scotch

2 ounce guava juice

½ ounce lemon simple syrup

1–2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 ounce sparkling water


1. Prepare simple syrup: place all simple syrup ingredients in a small pot and bring to a simmer. 

2. Simmer for 3–4 minutes.  Strain syrup and cool completely. 

3. In a cocktail shaker, combine the Buchanan’s DeLuxe 12-Year-Old Blended Scotch, guava juice, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Stir well. Pour into a highball glass filled with ice and top off with the sparkling water.