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A fine scotch has always been a byword for opulence and sumptuous lifestyle. Scotch, albeit the fact that it is a hard drink to mix, preserves its signature smoky, bittersweet taste in the mix. Here are a few scotch cocktails that reminisce the original characteristic scotch flavours quite tastefully.

New Yorker

New Yorker Scotch and Whisky Cocktail

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The New Yorker Cocktail is a straight up Whiskey Cocktail made especially for parties and beach hangouts.Since a small quantity of Whiskey is used as the base spirit, this mix is popular as a morning tipple that causes mild intoxication. This classic mix is similar to Whiskey Sour minus the sweetness of Grenadine.

Apart from blended Whiskey, you can also use Rye Whiskey or Mellow Bourbon. Some bartenders prefer to use Canadian Rye to make this cocktail. To reduce the tartaric flavour of Lime juice and Whiskey, Grenadine or pomegranate juice is used. A teaspoon of Caster Sugar is added to make the drink smooth and sweet. Simple to make and easy to serve, the New Yorker is found in many urban bars and beach clubs around the world.

New Yorker Cocktail Ingredients

    • 20 ml Royal Challenge whiskey
    • Dash of lime’s juice
    • 10 ml grenadine
    • Ice
    • Orange peel twist to decorate

Steps to make a New Yorker Cocktail

    • This cocktail is served shaken, not stirred.
    • Fill the shaker with 2 to 3 Ice cubes and then add mentioned quantities of Whiskey, Lime Juice and Grenadine Syrup to it.
    • Avoid using more than 3 ice cubes as it will dilute the drink more.
    • Many bartenders are known to add a teaspoon of Caster Sugar to the mix while shaking.
    • Give a light shake, taking care that the ice in the shaker does not crack.
    • Strain and pour the mix in a chilled Martini Glass.
    • Garnish the mix with a peel of orange.


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Cocktail recipes and articles are intended only for audience above the Legal Drinking Age as specified by their state & country of residence. Enjoy Responsibly.

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