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 The Presbyterian Cocktail

Ginger ale
Club soda


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.

Other Information

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

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Discussion (2)

  • ligurianfixture posted 8 months ago

    Our introduction to the Scotch Presbyterian involved half soda, half water (think of the polite baptismal). And we understood the Bourbon version as half soda and half ginger ale. (Then too, we have a long practice of spirits that taught us only to sweeten Scotch with Drambuie.)

  • matsehotmailcom225969316 posted 1 year ago

    Any suggestion on what kind of Scotch should be used to make this cocktail A+ ?

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