This year marks the 125th anniversary of Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch. Connoisseurs of scotch recognize Glenfiddich as one of the best single malt scotches in the world and we wanted to share these cocktail recipes courtesy of Glenfiddich. Obviously, you can substitute other whiskeys, but, if you haven’t tried Glenfiddich, it’s delicious.
Recipes courtesy Glenfiddich Single Malt Whiskey www.glenfiddich.com.
The Pioneering Spirit
Whisky cocktails are experiencing a resurgence, especially single malt cocktails. For those looking to add a modern twist to more traditional Scotch cocktails, The Pioneering Spirit is sure to be a hit with its refreshing use of pear juice and agave nectar.
1 ½ parts Glenfiddich 12 Year Old
2 parts pear juice
½ part agave nectar
1 part lemon juice
Shake all ingredients on ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon peel.
Glenfiddich’s 55-year-old Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve is one of the most expensive scotches on the planet. While you might not be able to afford a taste of this pricey spirit, you can substitute Glenfiddich’s 12-year-old scotch and enjoy the Mrs. Roberts, a cocktail specially developed to celebrate Glenfiddich’s birthday.
2 parts Glenfiddich 12 Year Old
½ part Carpano Antica sweet vermouth
½ part pomegranate molasses
Dash of plum bitters
Shake all ingredients on ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with pomegranate seeds.