10 Refreshing Scotch Whisky Cocktails For Summer

Pineapple Ginger Old Fashioned

Monkey Shoulder (2 parts), Ginger Pineapple Syrup (1/2 part), Tiki Bitters (3 dashes). Mix with ice, stir, strain over fresh ice, garnish with pineapple frond and wedge.

Berry Fiddich Fizz

Glenfiddich 12 Year Old (1.5 parts), Blueberry Juice (1 part), Simple Syrup (1/2 part), Italian Lemon Soda (3 parts). Serve in highball glass with ice, garnish with lemon twist.

Isle of Skye Smash

Isle of Skye 12yr (2 oz), Pineapple Syrup (.75 oz), Lemon Wedges (3), Mint Leaves (4), Bitters (1 dash). Mix in rocks glass, stir, garnish with pineapple frond and mint.

The Sparkling Sweet Johnnie & Peach

Sparkling Peach Iced Tea (5 oz), Johnnie Walker Black Label (1.5 oz). Mix in iced-filled highball glass, stir with peach slice and thyme or lemon wedge.

Smoky Spicy Lagavulin Margarita

Lagavulin 16 Year Old Single Malt (1.5 oz), Cointreau (1.0 oz), Lime Juice (1.0 oz), Agave Nectar (0.25 oz), Jalapeno (2-3 slices). Shake with ice, strain into rocks glass over ice.

Buchanan's Buchacolada

Buchanan’s Pineapple (1.5 oz), Pineapple Juice (2 oz), Coconut Cream (1 oz), Fresh Lime Juice (0.75 oz), Angostura Bitters, Lime Wheel. Shake with ice, strain into highball glass.

Breakfast Martini on a Peat Bog

Torabhaig Cnoc Na Mòine (1.75 oz), Triple Sec (0.5 oz), Fresh Lime Juice (0.75 oz), Orange Bitters (1 dash), Apricot Jam (1 heaped barspoon). Shake over ice, strain into chilled coupette glass.

The Deanston Highball

Deanston Virgin Oak (2 oz), Sparkling Water (4 oz), Lemon. Fill highball glass with ice, add whisky and sparkling water, stir gently, garnish with lemon wedge.

A Hint of Spice in Manhattan

The Balvenie DoubleWood 12-Year-Old (1 ½ parts), Amaro di Angostura (½ part), Ancho Chile (¼ part), Allspice Dram (¼ part). Mix in rocks glass with ice, stir briefly, garnish.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Combine 1.5 parts Monkey Shoulder, 3 parts Dr. Pepper, and a small handful of honey roasted peanuts with ice after chilling both bottles in a cooler.

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