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Made in the USA

Scottish and Irish immigrants brought their love for whisky to the USA, but soon after that the typically American styles developed. For example, corn makes up about 51% of the grains that are used in bourbon, where rye makes up 51% of the rye whiskeys.

The whiskey from Tennessee is filter over charcoal. Bourbons ripen in new barrels which are burned first, thus giving the spirit a stronger taste.


Mint Julep

Bourbon and mint.. the whole deep south in a single glass.

Grind some fresh mint leaves together with 1 tsp of sugar. Add 2 cl. of Bourbon.

Mix and add some crushed ice (cubes).

Stir and add another 4 cl. of Bourbon.

Decorate with mint leaves and serve with a straw.

Pan American

The amount of soda water controls how dry this cocktail will be.

Put in a big tumbler glass with some ice:

juice of 1/2 Lemon
4 cl. Bourbon
1 tsp. sugar cane syrup

stir well and top off with Soda Water.


Iron Wire

Short drink: at any time

Add to a mixing glass with ice cubes:

6/10 Scotch Whisky
2/10 Crème de Cassis
1/10 Lemon Juice
1/10 Grenadine Syrup

Shake and serve in cocktail glasses. Decorate with a slice of Lemon.

Up to date

This both soft and dry short drink tastes good at any time of the day.

Add to a mixing glass with ice cubes:

4/10 Rye (or Bourbon)
4/10 dry White Vermouth
2/10 grand marnier
1 splash angostura

Shake well and serve in chilled cocktail glasses. Squeeze a few slices of lemon over the glass before serving.


A comfortably soft short drink, that is suitable to be an aperitif as well as an digestif.

Put in an old fashioned glass with some ice cubes:

5/10 Scotch Whisky
5/10 Whiskey Liqueur (Drambuie)

Stir well before serving.

Rusty Nail

This short drink which carries all of Scotland's smells, is noted for it's softness... which one should be aware of!

Add to a mixing glass with ice:

5/10 Scottish Whisky
5/10 Whiskey Liqueur (Drambuie)

Shake well and serve in cocktail glasses.



Short drink: Aperitif.

Add to a mixing glass with ice:

4/10 Scotch Whisky
3/10 Red Port
3/10 Dry Sherry
1 splash of angostura

Stir well and serve in 'old fashioned' glasses. Add 1 or 2 ice cubes.


Short drink: Aperitif.

Add to a shaker that is 50% filled with ice:

6/10 Bourbon
2/10 Dry White Vermouth
2/10 Red Vermouth
1 splash of angostura

Shake well and serve in cocktail glasses. Add a strip of lemon skin.

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