Whisky Skin

Whisky Skin Cocktail

Base Spirit: Scotch

Type: Classics, Hot

Served: Hot/Warm

Preparation: Stirred

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Spirit-forward, Sweet

About the Whisky Skin Cocktail

If you’re cold (or you have a cold), make this hot Scotch drink.

Ingredients in the Whisky Skin Cocktail

  •  Boiling water 
  •  1 tsp Demerara sugar
  •  Lemon peel
  •  2 oz Scotch (Macallan or Ardbeg)

Glass: Mug or heatproof cup

How to make the Whisky Skin Cocktail

Rinse a mug or heatproof cup with boiling water to warm it. Add the sugar and a swatch of thin-cut lemon peel. Add 1 oz boiling water and stir to dissolve the sugar. Add the Scotch (Macallan or, if insane or very cold, Ardbeg). Finish by adding 1 oz more of boiling water to bring the heat back up.

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