4 Unique Scotch Cocktails For The Summer

National Scotch Day celebrates the history and culture of Scotland's most famous export: scotch whisky. The day is observed annually on July 27th, the birthday of Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns. Though scotch has been around for centuries, it was only in the last century that it became a global phenomenon. 


Today, scotch is enjoyed by people all over the world, and National Scotch Day is the perfect opportunity to raise a glass and learn a little more about this amazing spirit.


There are many ways to enjoy scotch, but the most important thing is to drink it how you like it. Whether you prefer it neat, on the rocks, or mixed in a cocktail, raise a glass of scotch this National Scotch Day and enjoy!


Keep reading to discover our unique Scotch cocktail playlist, 


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BLOOD & SAND

Classics never go out of style.

Boozy -dry -sweet

Ingredients:

  • Scotch whisky - 22.5ml / 0.75oz
  • Sweet Vermouth - 22.5ml / 0.75oz
  • Heering Cherry liqueur - 22.5ml / 0.75oz
  • Fresh Orange juice - 22.5ml / 0.75oz

Glass:

Coupe

Garnish:

Orange peel

Method:

Shaken

Steps:

Add all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, add ice shake well

Strain in a chilled coupe glass

Garnish with orange peel.

LONELY NIGHT

It doesn’t matter if you’re drinking solo - listen to the sounds around you Use this time to let your mind wander freely, but first, make this drink (or two) so your dreams may never end

Ingredients:

  • Scotch Whisky - 60ml / 2oz
  • Angostura bitter - 1 dash
  • Orange - 1 wedge
  • Soda water - 120ml / 4oz

Glass:

Collins

Garnish:

Orange wedge

Method:

Build

Steps:

Add scotch whisky, angostura bitter in an ice filled collins glass then squeeze orange wedge in the glass

Top up with soda water and give it a stir

THE PLANTATION

Turn the fruity-ness up a notch and clink glasses to commemorate the littlest joys in life. Cheers !

Sweet

Ingredients:

  • Scotch Whisky - 45ml / 1.5oz
  • Orange liqueur - 15ml / 0.5oz
  • Angostura bitter - 1 dash
  • Lime Juice - 22.5ml / 0.75oz
  • Pineapple juice - 45ml / 1.5oz 

Glass:

Old fashioned

Garnish:

Pineapple slice

Method:

Build

Steps:

Add all the ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice mix well

Strain in an old fashioned glass over crushed ice

Garnish with pineapple slice.

LOVER'S NOTE

It’s the 1830’s and letters of love depart and arrive. Somewhere, sometime Peychaud was creating his blend for bitters and it is what we have today - a labour of love

Bitter - sweet - strong

Ingredients:

  • Scotch Whisky - 60ml / 2oz
  • Cherry syrup - 22.5ml / 0.75oz
  • Peychaud’s bitter - 2 dash
  • Lime Juice - 15ml / 0.5oz
  • Mint leaves - 8nos 

Glass:

Old fashioned

Garnish:

cherry

Method:

Build

Steps:

Add all the ingredients in a old fashioned glass, mix well

Add crushed ice and churn with bar spoon then add more crushed ice  

Garnish with mint sprig and cherry.

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