Scotch, is malt whisky or grain whisky made in Scotland. Originally made from malted barley, with the addition of wheat and rye. It must be aged for at least 3 years in oak barrels.
A syrup with ginger root flavoring. Make it yourself: Combine 120mL fresh ginger juice, 100g superfine sugar (about 2:1.5 by mass). Or you can also boil some ginger slices in a simple syrup mixture. We always assume a 1:1 syrup unless otherwise noted in the recipe itself.
The most common fruit juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; pure citric acid. Lemon juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A bitters made from Seville oranges, cardamom, caraway seed, coriander and burnt sugar.
A fig flavored fruit bitters used in some holiday theme cocktails and also tiki cocktails.
A grape distilled base amaro made from various herbs, such as myrrh, rhubarb, chamomile, cardamom, aloe and saffron. Typically 45% ABV.
An orange colored citrus fruit. Many types of orange make an appearance in cocktails. The peel and juice are equally valuable to diverse cocktails.
Combine ingredients, except the Fernet, in a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass with ice. Float a splash of fernet on top. Garnish with a flamed orange peel. #shake #ontherocks
Adapted from Andrew Kalinin, Highlands, NYC.