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Penny Black

This fine mixed drink takes the great mixing qualities of Scotch Whisky and adds sour, sweet and bitter in the form of grapefruit, honey and a dash of bitters for a burst of flavours.

 

Ingredients

Serves:

1

  • 50mlBlended Scotch Whisky

  • 25mlPink Grapefruit Juice

  • 25mlHoney Syrup

  • 10mlLemon Juice

  • 2dash(es)Bitters

  • 1piece(s)Cherry

2 units of alcohol per serve

Equipment

  • 1 x Short glass

  • 1 x Chopping board

  • 1 x Jigger

  • 1 x Ice

  • 1 x Cocktail shaker

  • 1 x Strainer

  • 1 x Knife

Method

  • Ice

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.

  • Pour

    Using a jigger, pour 50ml Scotch Whisky, 25ml pink grapefruit juice, 25ml honey water and 10ml lemon juice into the shaker. Add 2 dashes of bitters.

  • Mix

    Shake the mixture vigorously until the surface of the cocktail shaker feels chilled.

    Using a cocktail strainer, strain into a short glass.

  • Garnish

    Place one cherry on top of the drink to garnish.

  • Grab a bite

    Get some grub in before or while you’re drinking – it slows alcohol absorption.

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