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Celebrating Tradition with J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky

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A Scotch whisky that has the art of blending intertwined with its name, the J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky certainly sparks creativity and curiosity and invites innovation with its blended and all-rounded flavour profile. 

The J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky Culture

Whisky Culture
History and Craft

Justerini and Brooks are the two legends whose stories make up the history of J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky. The year 1749 saw a fine wine and spirits merchant in St. James, originally founded by Giacomo Justerini, the son of a distiller. The firm was created to provide spirits and wine to the aristocrats of London and they have been of service to every British monarch since the coronation of King George III in 1761. Later, Justerini partnered ways with investor and businessman Alfred Brooks in 1831 and now the brand is synonymous with whisky blending and indulgence all over the globe.

Justerini & Brooks, a brand known for fine wines and spirits and founded in the 18th century, entered the whisky industry and developed J & B Rare as a result. This blend was created as a consequence of a commitment to upholding history while welcoming innovation, producing a whisky that was both approachable and sophisticated. J & B Rare carved out a distinct niche for themselves in the whisky scene as the decades passed. It became a favourite among Scotch whisky drinkers as well as those who were new to the spirit due to its approachable personality and well-balanced flavour profile.

Whisky Cocktail Recipe Ideas

Whisky Cocktail

1. Classic Rob Roy

Discover the all-rounded flavour profile of the J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky through the classic whisky cocktail recipe – Classic Rob Roy. 

Ingredients
- 45 ml J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
- 25 ml sweet vermouth
- 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
- Maraschino cherry for garnish
- Lemon twist for garnish
- Ice cubes

Method
- Fill a mixing glass with ice and pour in J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky, sweet vermouth, and bitters.
- Stir gently for about 30 seconds to chill and dilute the mixture.
- Strain the cocktail into a chilled martini glass.
- Garnish with a maraschino cherry and a twist of lemon peel.
- Immerse yourself in the balanced and refined flavours of the Classic Rob Roy.

2. J & B Old Fashioned 

J & B Old Fashioned
A whisky cocktail recipe that highlights the smooth and rich character of the J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky, all done in a manner that honours the legacy of the Scotch whisky brand. 

Ingredients
- 45 ml J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
- 1 sugar cube
- 2-3 dashes of Angostura bitters
- Orange twist (for garnish)
- Ice cubes

Method
- Place the sugar cube in a glass and saturate it with Angostura bitters.
- Muddle the sugar cube to dissolve it into the bitters.
- Fill the glass with ice cubes and pour in J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky.
- Stir gently to combine the ingredients.
- Induce the oils from an orange twist it over the glass and drop it in. Serve and savour!

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