Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Scotch Cocktails

Penicillin

Image: Tim Nusog

This classic has ginger, spice and everything nice.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Blended scotch
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz Honey-ginger syrup*
  • 1/4 oz Islay single-malt scotch
  • Garnish: Candied ginger

Steps

  1. Add the blended scotch, juice and syrup into a shaker with ice and shake.

  2. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

  3. Top with the single-malt scotch.

  4. Garnish with a piece of candied ginger.

  5. *Honey-ginger syrup: Combine 1 cup honey, 1 6-inch piece of peeled and thinly sliced ginger and 1 cup water in a saucepan over high heat, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer 5 minutes. Place in the refrigerator to steep overnight. Strain with a cheesecloth.

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