Light Up Your Weekend With These Simple Scots Highland Cocktails

Light Up Your Weekend With These Simple Scots Highland Cocktails

Cocktails are everything you can hope for. They give you the opportunity of playing with your alcohol anyhow you want. Usually, many cocktails use vodka, whisky or gin as the base drink, and Scots Highland is about one of the best whisky you can make a cocktail out of.  It is one of Nigeria’s most premium Whisky.

However, beyond just taking Scots Highland neat, it is still a wonderful whisky to make cocktails with.

Here are some of the simplest cocktail mixes you can get out of the different flavours of this glamourous Scots Highland Whisky.

1. The Diddy

It just had to be named after the hip hop mogul – a twist on vodka lemonade, with Scots Highland, lemonade, a slice of lemon to go with.

What you need

1.5 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
1.5 oz. Lemonade

How to make “The Diddy”

1. Combine ingredients in a Highball glass filled with ice.
2. Stir.
3. Garnish with lemon wheel.

2. La Piña

A combo of Scots Highland Whisky, pineapple juice and a pineapple wedge to garnish is just the perfect threesome for the perfect enjoyment.

What you need

1.5 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
3 oz. Pineapple Juice

How to make “La Piña” 

1. Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice.
2. Shake well and strain into a chilled coupe glass.
3. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

3. Black & Gold

Coke is never missing in making a perfect cocktail and it combines well with Scots Highland Whisky and a maraschino cherry garnish.

What you need

1.5 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
3 oz. Cola

How to make “Black & Gold”

1. Pour in the ingredients in a Highball glass filled with ice.
2. Stir.
3. Garnish with orange twist and cherry.

4. Hot Mama

Yeah! This mama is truly hot. A combo of Scots Highland Whisky, watermelon juice, lime juice, syrup and jalapeno, is simply to irresistible.

What you need

1.5 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
3 oz. Watermelon Juice
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz. Grenadine Syrup
1 slice of Jalapeño

How to make “Hot Mama”

1. Mix ingredients in a shaker with ice.
2. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice.
3. Garnish with a watermelon wedge.

5. On the Beach

If a cocktail is not served on the beach, where else would it be served? This very drink lives up to its name, combining Scots Highland Whisky, cranberry juice and orange juice.

What you need

1.5 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
3 oz. Cranberry Juice
1 oz. Orange Juice

How to make “Hot Mama”

1. Pour ingredients in a Highball glass filled with ice.
2. Stir.
3. Garnish with a lime wedge.

6. Scots Highland Cosmo

Set the theme for that Cosmopolitan experience by simply using Scots Highland Whisky, cranberry juice and a squeeze of lime.

What you need

1.5 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
2 oz. Cranberry Juice
1 squeeze of Lime

How to make Scots Highland Cosmo

1. Mix ingredients in a shaker with ice.
2. Shake well and strain into a chilled coupe glass.
3. Garnish with an orange twist.

7. Peach Bellini

The simple thought of mixing champagne with whisky should get your mouth watering with this cocktail.

What you need

1.25 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
0.25 oz. Champagne

How to make Peach Bellini 

Mix Scots Highland Whisky with chilled Champagne in a Champagne flute.

8. Scots Highland Appletini

This is all about getting the best out of the Scots Highland Whisky, this time with fresh lemon juice and syrup.

What you need

1.5 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
0.75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
0.75 oz. Grenadine Syrup

How to make “Scots Highland Appletini” 

1. Mix ingredients in a shaker with ice.
2. Shake well and strain into a chilled coupe glass.
3. Garnish with apple slices.

9. Scots Highland Crisp

Doesn’t beer just make everything crispy? With Scots Highland Whisky, strawberries and ginger beer, the experience is bound to be a lot more crispy.

What you need

1.5 oz. Scots Highland Whisky
4 Strawberries
1 splash(es) of Ginger Beer

How to make “Scots Highland Crisp” 

1. Pour Scots Highland Whisky into a shaker muddled with strawberries.
2. Top with a splash(es) of Ginger Beer.
3. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a strawberry slice.

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