Silver Nail

1 oz Blended Scotch
1 oz Drambuie
1 oz Gin
14 oz Lemon juice
1 twst Lemon peel
Rocks, stir, add twist.
Bourbon also works well in place of scotch. My favorite variation on the Rusty Nail.
From other users
  • The gin and juice brighten this up really nicely. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Made it with a skootch more gin (Bombay Sapphire) and scotch and used fresh lemon — ☆☆☆☆☆


I found it too sweet with you

I found it too sweet with you 1/4 oz lemon juice, so I bumped it to 1/2 oz and added two dashes lemon bitters. I also made it with a mild single malt. A pleasant cocktail.

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Lemon bitters sounds like a

Lemon bitters sounds like a good call. I was thinking a little bitterness would enhance the Drambuie-heavy finish, but the best option on my shelf was Fee's orange which I thought would alter the flavor too much.