Scotch whisky, lemon, honey, and ginger. Looks like a classic cold remedy to me. It also turns out to be one of the best Scotch-based cocktails going: the Penicillin Cocktail.
Whiskey and Bar Spoons: the Brainstorm Cocktail
Whiskey (you choose), vermouth, and Bénédictine—the 1916 Brainstorm cocktail.
Cynar and Scotch: The Choke and Smoke Cocktail
Scotch whisky and Cynar, who knew that was such a good combination? Artichoke amaro and smoky whisky in the Choke and Smoke Cocktail.
What’s Wrong with the Blood and Sand Cocktail?
The Blood and Sand Cocktail isn't everyone's cup of whisky. Here are a couple variations that might broaden its appeal: one with port and a big, peaty Scotch, the other a mezcal version.
Sazerac Variations: the Cooper Union Cocktail
The Cooper Union: an Irish whiskey Sazerac with St. Germain and a smoky Laphroaig Scotch nose.
The Automobile Cocktail, Two Ways
Two spirited salutes to the auto industry, one with champagne, the other with Scotch and gin: the Automobile Cocktail, two ways.
Scotch and Irish—Cameron’s Kick
Cameron's Kick: Scotch and Irish whiskies combined with lemon juice and orgeat.
Irish Whiskey and the Dubliner Cocktail
The Dubliner, an elegant Irish whiskey cocktail, with sweet vermouth, Grand Marnier and orange bitters.
The Blackthorne Cocktail
The Blackthorne Cocktail: Irish whiskey, sweet vermouth, absinthe and bitters.
Dangerous Drinks: The Whiskey Sour
The trick of the Whiskey Sour is balancing three flavors — whiskey, lemon and sugar.
The Scotch Saratoga
The Scotch Saratoga — a variant of the classic, with blended Scotch, brandy, sweet vermouth and bitters.
Arnaud’s Special Cocktail
Arnaud's Special Cocktail combines Scotch, Dubonnet, and orange bitters (don't forget the twist!) to make a Scotch surprise.
The Affinity cocktail: Scotch whiskey, sweet vermouth and dry vermouth, with a touch of bitters. One of the few great Scotch cocktails.
Smoky Martini Cocktail
The Smoky Martini Cocktail is a delightfully accommodating, food–friendly presentation for Scotch or Irish whisky lovers: gin (or vodka,) Scotch and a lemon twist.