Laphroaig® Penicillin

2 parts Auchentoshan® American Oak Single Malt Scotch Whisky or Kilbeggan® Single Grain Irish Whiskey 3/4 part Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice 3/4 part Honey-Ginger Syrup* 1/4 part Laphroaig® Select Garnish: Candied Ginger

Combine the Auchentoshan® or Kilbeggan® with the honey-ginger syrup and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker and fill three-quarters full with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass over fresh ice. Gently float the Laphroaig® on top of the cocktail. Garnish with candied ginger or a lemon twist. 

*Honey-Ginger Syrup:
Combine 1 cup of honey, one 6-inch peeled and sliced piece of ginger root and 1 cup of water in a small pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Refrigerate overnight, then strain, discarding the solids.

Tangy, sweet and smoky, a penicillin cocktail is the perfect addition to any night. The intense flavors of spicy ginger, zesty lemon, sweet honey and peaty and potent Laphroaig® Whisky are balanced out by a mellow scotch. Shake the ingredients together and top with Laphoraig® for a complex cocktail that is deeply satisfying.

QUICK FACTS

MAIN SPIRIT

Scotch

FLAVOR

Sour, Spicy

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

ingredients

  • 2 parts Auchentoshan® American Oak Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • or Kilbeggan® Single Grain Irish Whiskey
  • 3/4 part Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 part Honey-Ginger Syrup*
  • 1/4 part Laphroaig® Select
  • Garnish: Candied Ginger

Instructions

Combine the Auchentoshan® or Kilbeggan® with the honey-ginger syrup and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker and fill three-quarters full with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass over fresh ice. Gently float the Laphroaig® on top of the cocktail. Garnish with candied ginger or a lemon twist. 

*Honey-Ginger Syrup:
Combine 1 cup of honey, one 6-inch peeled and sliced piece of ginger root and 1 cup of water in a small pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Refrigerate overnight, then strain, discarding the solids.

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    How to Properly Use a Shaker

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    How to Properly Use a Shaker

    Easy Ice