Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Scotch Cocktails

In My Defense

This complex and spirit-forward cocktail is a showcase for award-winning single malt. And other delightfully unexpected ingredients elevate the scotch.


  • 1 1/2 oz Aberlour A’Bunadh scotch
  • 3/4 oz Cream sherry
  • 1/2 oz Pierre Ferrand dry curaçao
  • 1/4 oz Demerara syrup
  • 2 dashes Mole bitters


  1. Add all the ingredients into a mixing tin and stir.

  2. Strain into a snifter glass.

  3. Express a lemon peel over top.