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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 Originally made from malted barley, with the addition of wheat and rye.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 scotch whisky based liqueur, made with honey, herbs and spices since 1910. You can make your own! Here is a recipe from Serious Eats: Combine 1 tsp crushed fennel seeds, with 1/3 cup honey, 1/2 cup water, 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Let the mix steep and cool. Once cool, pour into a sealable glass jar, add 3/4 cup scotch whisky and let sit for 3 days. Strain and re-bottle.
A yellow citrus fruit. The peel is often used as a garnish while the juice incorporated into the drink for a tart flavor profile (citric acid).
Stir all ingredients over ice and strain into a rocks glass with a large ice cube. Garnish with a lemon twist. #stir #ontherocks
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