Labor Day entertaining?
If you’re looking for something more interesting for your guests than a can of beer or a glass of rosé, why not try mixing up a few smoky scotch cocktails? Whether you’re in the mood to extend your summer with a fruity drink or would rather hop into fall flavors, Laphroaig always provides distinct character and complexity that will shake up your cocktail.
Apples to Pears
1 1⁄2 parts Laphroaig® Quarter Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky
1 part fresh lemon sour
1 part fresh pressed apple juice 1⁄2 pear – canned in light syrup
Muddle the pear in a mixing glass, add all remaining ingredients and shake with ice, double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Smoked Maple Cakes
1 part Laphroaig® 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
1⁄2 part Jim Beam Maple
1⁄2 part DeKuyper® Buttershots
2 parts fresh pressed apple juice
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a flamed orange peel.