Auld Alliance

Created by Stuart McCluskey of Edinburgh's Bon Vivant bar, the Auld Alliance is Sean Muldoon's perfect after-dinner drink: "herbal, smoky and strong."

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Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015

  • Servings: Makes 1 drink

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  • Ice
  • 1 ounce single-malt Scotch, preferably Islay
  • 1 ounce green Chartreuse
  • 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier
  • 1 teaspoon Bénédictine (brandy-based herbal liqueur)
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters
  • Pinch of fresh lemon thyme, plus 1 lemon thyme sprig for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the lemon thyme sprig.

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