The Penicillin Cocktail Recipe


The Penicillin Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz blended scotch
  • 3⁄4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 3⁄4 oz honey-ginger syrup
  • 1 1⁄2 oz aged single malt scotch
  • Candied ginger, to garnish

Honey-ginger Syrup:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 (6-inch) piece ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

Cocktail:

Directions

  1. Combine blended scotch, lemon juice, and syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously
  2. Strain into a rocks glass with one large ice cube.
  3. Garnish with candied ginger

Honey-ginger Syrup:

Directions

  1. Combine honey, ginger, and 1 cup water in a 2-qt. saucepan over high; boil
  2. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 5 minutes
  3. chill overnight, strain, discarding solids

Created in 2005 in NYC by Australian native Sam Ross, this smokey and spicy drink has been one of the most influential of the decade.

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