2 oz Scotch
2 oz Water (Boiling)
1 t Sugar
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)

Obtain two large metal mugs. In one, add Scotch and boiling water. Ignite the Scotch. Toss the hot mixture back and forth between the mugs a few times - it should look like you're pouring a liquid stream of fire. Extinguish the flames, add the sugar, stir to dissolve, pour into a tumbler. Add garnish.


Professor Thomas says to practice with cold water first lest you scald yourself.

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"How To Mix Drinks, or the Bon Vivant's Companion", Jerry Thomas

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