4. The Highland Bramble
Don’t let the egg whites and Crème de Mure (blackberry liqueur) deter you from trying this cocktail. If anything, think of it as great way to get some protein and fruit into your diet.
6. The Presbyterian
Scotch + ginger ale + club soda = simple perfection.
Suggested use: Sitting on a porch as crickets chirp while you watch the sun set. Recipe here.
9. The Rob Roy
OK, it’s “just” a Manhattan made with scotch instead of rye. But that doesn’t diminish the drink’s awesomeness, since Manhattans rock any which way you make them.
10. Sherlock & Watson
Made with an Earl Grey tea syrup, this cocktail will make you say, “Why doesn’t everyone use scotch in their cocktails? It’s elementary!”
Suggested use: Enjoy while scanning through Netflix’s British Mysteries category. Recipe at Food52.
11. The Smoking Gun
A nice way to end the day would be sipping on this mixture of scotch, whiskey bitters, brown sugar cordial, and Fernet Branca. What are you waiting for? Pull the trigger!
Suggested use: Enjoy atop a hill overlooking the sea, as the nearby lighthouse comes to life. Recipe here.
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