Use a blended scotch that’s not too mild, such as Compass Box Great King Street or The Famous Grouse Smoky Black, in this cocktail from Whiskey: A Spirited Story with 75 Classic & Original Cocktails.
- 2 oz Blended scotch (Compass Box Great King Street or The Famous Grouse Smoky Black)
- 3/4 oz Lime juice
- Spicy ginger ale or ginger beer, as a topper
- Garnish: Lime wedge
Add the scotch and lime juice to a highball glass full of ice, top with the ginger ale, and stir briefly.
Garnish with a lime wedge.