Presbyterian Cocktail

Base Spirit: Bourbon / American Whiskey, Rye Whiskey, Scotch

Type: Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Simple

Flavor Profile: Bubbly, Sweet

About the Presbyterian Cocktail

If you treat Scotch like a religion, try this simple and classic cocktail. Be sure to use a spicy ginger ale so you get the most out of the three-part combo. Not a fan of Scotch? The Presbyterian is also delicious with a measure of bourbon.

Ingredients in the Presbyterian Cocktail

  • 2 oz Scotch (may substitute bourbon or rye whiskey)
  • Ginger ale
  • Club soda

Glass: Collins

How to make the Presbyterian Cocktail

Add the Scotch to a Collins glass and fill with ice. Fill with equal amounts of ginger ale and soda.

Watch top San Francisco bartender Erik Adkins make a proper Presbyterian in our How to Cocktail video.

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