Penicillin – Simple Cocktail Recipe

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By Christina Cannon / Photos by Rich Smith

Penicillin cocktail from Whiskey Thief

 

Penicillin

By Jared Padovani*

At Whiskey Thief

 

Ingredients

4 slices fresh ginger

2 oz. Jura 10-year Highland Scotch

3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice

3/4 oz. honey syrup (1:1 of local honey and water)

1/4 oz. Caol Ila 12-year Islay Scotch

 

Directions

Muddle 4 slices of fresh ginger in a cocktail shaker and add Jura Scotch, lemon juice, and honey syrup. Shake to combine. Pour Caol Ila into a chilled rocks glass and fine strain mixture over top. Express a lemon peel over the drink and discard. Serve over a large ice cube with a candied ginger garnish.

 

*Original recipe created by Sam Ross

 

Penicillin cocktail from Whiskey Thief

Penicillin

By Jared Padovani at Whiskey Thief*
Course Drinks
Servings 1 drink

Equipment

  • Muddler
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Rocks glass
  • Fine strainer

Ingredients
  

  • 4 slices fresh ginger
  • 2 oz Jura 10-year Highland Scotch
  • ¾ oz fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ oz honey syrup (1:1 of local honey and water)
  • ¼ oz Caol Ila 12-year Islay Scotch

For garnish:

  • Lemon peel
  • Candied ginger

Instructions
 

  • Muddle 4 slices of fresh ginger in a cocktail shaker and add Jura Scotch, lemon juice, and honey syrup. Shake to combine.
  • Pour Caol Ila into a chilled rocks glass and fine strain mixture over top.
  • Express a lemon peel over the drink and discard.
  • Serve over a large ice cube with a candied ginger garnish.

Notes

*Original recipe created by Sam Ross
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