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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. Slideshow: More Essential Classic Cocktail Recipes

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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