This is Anu Apte’s recipe for a classic Rusty Nail: a 1:1 Scotch-Drambuie ratio. Since Drambuie is quite sweet, though, Apte sometimes uses 2 ounces of Scotch and 1/2 to 3/4 ounce of honey liqueur. “People should experiment with ratios,” she says.
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1 ounce blended Scotch
1 ounce Drambuie (honeyed Scotch-based liqueur)
1 lemon twist, for garnish
How to Make It
Fill a chilled rocks glass three-quarters full with ice. Add the Scotch and Drambuie and stir well. Garnish the drink with the lemon twist.
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