POPSUGAR Food

Here's a Brand-New Way to Drink Scotch


Think drinking Scotch is something reserved for snifters and grandpa's living room? Think again. Lucia Gonzales, bartender at Prizefighter [1] in Emeryville, CA, and whiskey ambassador for Campari America's Women & Whiskies [2], demonstrates how to make a Scotch-based punch for the holidays that's sure to please both aficionados [3] and newbies alike. Watch on for more helpful punch-making tips, then get the recipe.

Speyside Spritzer Punch

Notes

This recipe can be prepped ahead of time; just add the fresh citrus juice and carbonated water right before serving on ice.

Speyside Spritzer Punch

Ingredients

Ice, cubed and crushed
5 ounces freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
5 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
5 ounces St. Germain elderflower liqueur
10 ounces Cocchi Americano
10 ounces Glen Grant 10-Year Speyside Scotch
8 dashes orange bitters, such as Bitter Truth
8 dashes aromatic bitters, such as Bitter Truth
5 ounces soda water
5 to 6 lemon wheels, for garnish

Directions

  1. Fill a punch bowl with equal parts cubed and crushed ice. Measure in fresh-squeezed citrus juices, St. Germain liqueur, Cocchi Americano, and Scotch whisky; stir until well combined. Add orange and aromatic bitters, followed by soda water. Mix once more, and garnish with lemon wheels. Serve immediately.


Source URL
http://www.yumsugar.com/food/Scotch-Whisky-Punch-Recipe-32196409