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Isle of Islay Swizzle
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Isle of Islay Swizzle

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

Lani Kai • Manhattan

Smoky single-malt Scotches are almost never used in tropical drinks, but Julie Reiner was sure that one would taste great with passion fruit juice. At Lani Kai, she garnishes this swizzle with grilled pineapple, to play up the Scotch's smokiness.

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  1. 1 1/2 ounces blended Scotch
  2. 1/2 ounce coconut liqueur
  3. 1/4 ounce single-malt Scotch, preferably Islay
  4. 1 teaspoon Velvet Falernum (clove-spiced liqueur)
  5. 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  6. 1/4 ounce passion fruit juice or nectar
  7. Crushed ice
  8. 1 pineapple sage sprig (optional), for garnish
  1. In a collins glass, combine all of the ingredients except crushed ice and the garnish. Add crushed ice. Spin a swizzle stick or bar spoon between your hands to mix the drink. Garnish with the sage sprig.