|1 1⁄2||oz||Blended Scotch, Grant and Sons|
|3⁄4||oz||Elderflower liqueur, St. Germain|
|1⁄4||oz||Eau de vie of Douglas Fir, Clear Creek|
|1⁄4||oz||Rich demerara syrup 2:1|
Lemon twist, Shake, Straight Up, Cocktail
Created by bar manager Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli, this cocktail was mentioned in our First Taste of Craigie On Main in Cambridge, Massachusetts as having a âspectrum of refreshing flavors. That might account for why it is now the #1 favorite of customers there. It's a great drink for those who think they don't like Scotch. The liquor adds a subtle smokiness, but doesn't overpower. You can substitute your choice of Scotch and use regular simple syrup for the Demerara, but the other brands are pretty much required to get the desired effect.
From other users
- Might try again with 1-3/4 oz Scotch and 1/2 oz St Germain.
- Nice balance; made with JWB. Was hoping to taste more of the Clear Creek, which I've been looking for ways to use.
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