Though the origins of the Bobby Burns Cocktail will never be known for certain, the cocktail is traditionally served on January 25th to celebrate Scotland Poet, Bobby Burns' presumed birthday.
Manhattan drinkers are sure to love this classic whiskey drink from the golden age of cocktails that combines scotch, whisky, sweet vermouth and a hint of Benedictine. It's easy to make at home and your guests will love it
Bobby Burns Cocktail
2 oz Scotch whisky
1 oz Sweet vermouth
.5 oz Bénédictine
1 Lemon peel
Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into a cocktail glass. Twist a lemon peel over the glass to release its oils and then drop it into the drink.