Cocktail & Other Recipes Flavor Profile Smoky

Whisky in Church

Image: Tim Nusog

Though a bit rare, this smoky whisky cocktail is delicious when made well.


  • 2 oz Ardbeg 10 yr Islay Scotch
  • 3/4 oz Oloroso sherry
  • 1 barspoon Grade-b maple syrup
  • 6 dashes Smoked cherry bitters
  • Garnish: Lemon twist


  1. Stir all ingredients together with ice.

  2. Serve over fresh ice, and add a lemon twist for garnish.