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Bobby Burns

Bobby Burns cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

Practice your couplets and quatrains while sipping this cocktail named for the Scottish poet.


  • 1 ounce blended Scotch whisky (ideally a 12-year-old)
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth (such as Noilly Prat rouge)
  • 1/2 ounce Bénédictine
  • Garnish: lemon peel


  1. Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a cocktail glass.

  3. Twist a lemon peel over the glass to release its oils and then drop it into the drink.