Three whisky cocktails dedicated to Burns Night

Last January we celebrated Burns Night, the mythical night that commemorates the birthday of the poet Robert Burns (1759-1796). We bring three whisky-based cocktails dedicated to Burns Night.

-Via Herald Scotland

 

Surf n’ Fodder

An original creation, to be tasted preferably on a tempurized oyster.

 

Ingredients

25 ml of Highland Park 12 years old

A touch of oyster brine

Samphire for garnish

* Serve on an oyster

Preparation

Mix the whiskey with the brine. Once ready, serve the mixture in an oyster and garnish with samphire.

 

Fiery Skies

Perfect for food pairing with the typical Scottish terrine Cock-a-Leekie.

 

Ingredients

37.5 ml of Highland Park 12 years old

21.5 ml Cherry Liqueur

2 dash walnut bitter

Ice

Dehydrated blood orange wheel for garnish

Type of glass: Old Fashioned

Preparation

Add large ice cubes to the glass and pour in the ingredients. Slightly mix with a bar spoon to combine the drink. Once well stirred, garnish with the blood orange wheel.

 

Magnum Espresso’tini

This is the first magnum espresso, made from the famous Scottish liqueur Magnum, replacing the vodka of the traditional Espresso Martini recipe with whiskey.

 

Ingredients

35 ml of freshly made Espresso

35 ml Johnnie Walker Black Label whisky

25 ml Magnum cream liqueur

Optional – 5 ml sugar syrup

Coffee beans for garnish

Type of glass: Martini

Preparation

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and strain with a Hawthorne strainer. Serve in a Martini glass and garnish with coffee beans.

 

Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.