4 Essential Scotch Cocktails

01-02-2018 By Whizzky Staff Writer

Rob Roy

You Will Need

  • 2 oz Scotch like Glen Scotia Double Cask
  • 0.75 oz Sweet vermouth
  • 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Rob Roy

The Rusty Nail

You will need:

  • 1.5 oz Scotch whisky
  • 0.75 oz Drambuie

Put all the ingredients in a glass with ice.
Stir and garnish with a twist of lemon.

Rusty nail cocktail

Rusty Nail


  • 2 oz Johnnie Walker Black
  • 0.75 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 0.75 oz honey syrup
  • 3 slices fresh ginger
  • 0.25 oz Islay single malt Scotch

Muddle ginger in cocktail shaker until well broken up.
Add blended Scotch, lemon, and honey syrup.
Add ice and shake well. Double strain into a rocks glass with ice and float the Islay Scotch over top by pouring over the back a bar spoon.

Orkney Chapel cocktail

Orkney Chapel

Orkney Chapel

What you will need:

  • 2 oz Highland Park 12 Year Old
  • 1/4 oz Lustau Amontillado Sherry
  • 1/4 oz Sugar Syrup
  • 1/4 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 oz Dolin dry vermouth

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice.
Stir, and strain into a cocktail or coupe glass. Garnish with an orange peel.