The Highland’s Fall is perfect if you want to explore scotch drinks for your autumn party.
Smoky Scotch (such as Highland Park or Laphroaig)
1/4 cup blended Scotch (such as Johnnie Walker Black Label or Dewar’s)
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons St-Germain (elderflower liqueur)
Rinse glass with smoky Scotch. Place all remaining ingredients in cocktail shaker. Cover and shake vigorously 20 times. Strain into glass and serve.
3 oz Demerara Rum
.75 oz Lime Juice
.5 oz Simple Syrup
3 Heavy Dashes Angostura Bitters
Add ingredients and shell of the lime you just juiced into a tall glass. Fill the glass with crushed ice and swizzle until the glass frosts over. Garnish with a large sprig of mint. Serve with a straw.
The Drinksnob created the Tea Killer Mockingbird for Mixology Monday 45:
Tea Killer Mockingbird
2 oz reposado tequila
1/4 oz cinnamon simple syrup
1/4 oz chai tea
1-2 dashes Chocolate Bitters
Coat a cocktail glass with the bitters, discarding any extra. In a shaker, combine remaining ingredients with ice and shake well yes, shake for at least 30 seconds. Strain through a fine mesh into the coated glass, garnish with a flamed orange peel.
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