1 1⁄2 oz Blended Scotch (Pig's Nose)
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1⁄4 oz Allspice Dram, St Elizabeth
3⁄4 oz Honey syrup (1:1, or 1/2 oz of 3:1 syrup)

Shake first four ingredients with ice. Strain into rocks glass containing one large ice cube. Drizzle heering over the ice cube.


Inspired by the Wild Redhead, in Stan Jones's Complete Barguide (1977).

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Meaghan Dorman, Lantern's Keep, New York, New York (USA)
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  • To be fair, I shook the Heering into the drink. But I found this cocktail to taste remarkably like a Tootsie Roll! It had me googling whether Tootsie Rolls were truly chocolate. What curious alchemy!
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  • The cherry heering slipped right off the ice and sunk to the bottom--so presentation won't win any awards. Tasty, accessible, sweet drink though.
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following the recipe to a t, and I found it too sweet. I upped the Pigs Nose to 2 oz and used 1/2 oz of 1:1 honey syrup and voila! A great cocktail in my opinion.

Curated to add date and inspiration, found in Robert Simonson, Modern Classic Cocktails, p. 155.