Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Hot Scotch Whiskey Sling

1 lump sugar

Ingredient: sugar

What it is:  Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.

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3/4 small bar glass water

Ingredient: water

What it is:  Additive
Ubiquitous chemical substance that is composed of hydrogen and oxygen and is essential for all forms of life -- also a component of all drinks.

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1 piece lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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peel
1 wine-glass Scotch whisky

Ingredient: Scotch whisky

Also Known As:  Scotch What it is:  Whiskey
Whisky made in Scotland, divided into four distinct categories: single malt, vatted malt (also called "pure malt"), blended and single grain. Malt whisky must contain no grain other than malted barley and is traditionally distilled in pot stills. Older recipes typically call for strong, smokey single malt Scotch. By the early 1900s blended Scotch was more often used.

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(Use a hot water glass.)

Stir up well with a spoon, grate a little nutmeg on top, and serve.