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Cutty Sark Cocktails

by Gavin D Smith, 04/12

Cutty Sark blended Scotch is celebrating the re-opening of its namesake, the world's last surviving tea clipper, on the 26th of this month. The legendary tea clipper, moored in Greenwich, south-east London, has been undergoing renovations for the past five years, and to toast its re-opening to the public, Cutty Sark whisky has created a pair of new cocktails.

cutty sark Leading 'mixologist' Andy Gemmell says that "Cutty Sark is a light and versatile whisky, making it an ideal base for long mixed drinks. These two new creations are an apt tribute to the revival of the world's last tea-clipper."

CUTTY STORM

Ingredients:
1 shot Cutty Sark
½ shot Bols Triple Sec Liqueur
1 wedge fresh lime
Lemonade

Method:
Pour all ingredients over cubed ice in tall glass starting with the lime wedge, give it a light stir and then top up with fresh cubed ice if needed.

CUTTY FASHION

Ingredients:
2 shots Cutty Sark
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
1 barspoon gomme (sugar) syrup
Orange peel

Method:
Stir all ingredients with cubed ice for 20 seconds in a short glass and then garnish with orange peel.
  

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