The Highlander

Scotch, Swedish Punsch, Grapefruit bitters, Soda water, Lemon juice, Ginger syrup, Orange peel
1 12ozScotch, Compass Box Great King Street
1ozSwedish Punsch, Kronan
34ozLemon juice
12ozGinger syrup
3ozSoda water (to top)
2dsGrapefruit bitters, Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit (as float)
1twstOrange peel (as garnish)
Shake, strain over fresh ice in a Collins, top with soda, float bitters and insert orange peel as garnish.
Cocktail summary
Created byDonato Alvarez, Sixth Engine, Washington, DC.
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencevia Compass Box promotional material.
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DrunkLab on 05/29/2014


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Variation from Backbar, Somerville, MA:
1 1/2 oz Scotch, Dewar's
3/4 oz Cochi Americano
1/2 oz ginger syrup (spicy)
1/4 oz Amaro, Meletti
1 oz Grapefruit juice
1/4 oz Lemon juice
1 rinse or spritz Fernet Branca

Shake, strain, rocks, spritz (or rinse first).

Truly excellent.

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Looks great. Surprised you don't find that spec too sweet.

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