Monday’s over, go home and have a drink. This week we’re recommending a Robert Burns. This lesser-known cocktail is from the golden age of adult beverages and is the perfect after work libation for a hard working man like you.
Step-by-step guide to make your own Robert Burns.
STEP 1: Pour one ounce of of Scotch Whiskey.
We are big fans of Balevenie DoubleWood. Aged 12 years, it has a bit of a cinnamon flavor with a long finish.
STEP 2: Add one ounce (or less if you want more of the scotch flavor) of Sweet Vermouth.
STEP 3: Add a ¼ of an ounce of Bénédictine.
Benedictine is an herbal liquor and will add an earthy flavor to the drink. It’s a great way to balance out the sweet Vermouth.
STEP 4: Add a dash of bitters.
STEP 5: Add ice and stir.
Step 6: Pour into a glass and add a lemon garnish.
Final Step: Enjoy and Repeat.