Fall is one of our favorite times of year, and the perfect drink for the season is, of course, Scotch. A dram of the rich and complex whisky is just the thing to warm you up on a cool evening, and the spirit also works well in a range of delicious cocktails. So check out our Scotch guide featuring stories, recipes and videos,and then fix yourself a tipple.
Celebrate the Scottish folk hero with the classic whisky-based Rob Roy cocktail. This recipe is similar to the beloved Manhattan, but uses Scotch instead of rye whiskey and orange bitters instead of aromatic bitters. The difference is delicious—try it for yourself.
The recipe for the Blood and Sand first appeared in print in Harry Craddock’s 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. It's a complex combination of fruity and smoky, and a cinch to make with just four ingredients of identical proportions. Try it yourself with the fool-proof recipe below.
A little bit of soda helps bring out all of the complex flavors in your favorite Scotch. Get the proportions right to this fizzy combination and you've got an instant classic on your hands that will never go out of style.