Off Kilter

Elixir • San FranciscoElixir owner H. Joseph Ehrmann was sharing drinks one night with Scotch whisky expert Steve Beal, when Beal asked him to create a cocktail pairing walnut liqueur and Johnnie Walker Gold. Off Kilter is the happy result. Whiskey Drinks

1 drink


  • Ice

  • 2 ounces single-malt Scotch

  • 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier

  • 1/4 ounce nocino (walnut liqueur)

  • 1/2 ounce heavy cream

  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg

  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the Scotch, Grand Marnier, nocino and cream and shake well. Strain into a snifter and garnish with the nutmeg and pepper.

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