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August Collins

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

"L.A. is T-shirt-and-shorts weather nine months of the year," says mixologist John Coltharp, "so you need to know how to make a summer drink that's interesting." This fizzy one features the unlikely combination of Scotch, raspberries and pear eau-de-vie.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces blended Scotch
  3. 1 ounce pear eau-de-vie
  4. 1 ounce Simple Syrup
  5. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  6. 5 raspberries
  7. 2 ounces chilled club soda
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the Scotch, eau-de-vie, Simple Syrup, lemon juice and 4 raspberries; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass, stir in the club soda and garnish with a raspberry.