John Barleycorn

If neat whisky isn't your thing, this sweet long cocktail is a jolly alternative for Burns Night celebrations
John Barleycorn
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  • Serves: 1
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 35 ml whisky, preferably Monkey Shoulder
  • 20 ml sweet vermouth
  • 20 ml ginger wine
  • 2 tsp apricot jam
  • 2-3 handfuls ice cubes
  • 75 ml oak-aged beer, such as Innes & Gunn
  • orange wedge, to garnish

Method

1. Combine the whisky, vermouth, ginger wine and apricot jam in a cocktail shaker with one handful of ice cubes. Shake well.

2. Fill a highball glass with ice and pour in the ale. Strain the shaken mixture into the glass and stir.

3. Serve garnished with a wedge of orange.

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