August Collins

"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. More Scotch Whiskey Drinks

1 drink


  • Ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces blended Scotch

  • 1 ounce pear eau-de-vie

  • 1 ounce Simple Syrup

  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 5 raspberries

  • 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.

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