Scotland’s version of whisky is wonderful on its own, but it also shines when mixed into cocktails. The deep, smoky flavor of scotch goes just as well with fruit as it does with spices, and it’s versatile enough to work in nightcaps and all-day sippers. Don’t believe us? Check out these 11 cocktails.
If apple picking in New England could be transformed into a drink, this would be it. Scotch gets a hefty dose of fall when mixed with sweet apple cider and tart lemon juice, resulting in a balanced cocktail that tastes like autumn in a glass.
Summer’s over, but you don’t have to leave your Creamsicles in the warmer months. Orange, lemon, vanilla bean and simple syrup balance out scotch’s woodiness for a smash that works any time of year.
When you think of scotch cocktails, pink and fruity probably aren’t the first words that come to mind, but this drink will make you a believer. Blood orange juice, Bénédictine and Cherry Heering give the drink not only a sweet taste but a beautifully bold magenta color.
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