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Single Malt Cocktails That Are Perfect For Christmas

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As the season draws near, it's time to add some rich and complex flavours to your Christmas celebrations with Singleton Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Singleton, expertly crafted and perfectly matured, provides a refined base to craft cocktails that perfectly capture the essence of Christmas. Let's look at five delicious Singleton-based recipes that will elevate your holiday get-togethers.

1. Scotch 75

Ingredients:

45 ml Singleton 12 YO Single Malt Scotch Whisky
15 ml lemon juice
15 ml simple syrup
A dash of vanilla extract
Sparkling wine

Method:

Add all the ingredients except the sparkling wine into a cocktail shaker.
Add ice and shake until chilled.
Strain into a flute glass, and top it up with sparkling wine and garnish.

Scotch 75 is a festive twist on the classic French 75, with the rich and complex notes of Singleton enhancing the overall experience. The addition of vanilla extract adds a warm undertone, making it a perfect drink for Christmas celebrations.

2. Singleton Hot Toddy

Ingredients:

120 ml water
1 tea bag
60 ml Singleton 12-year-old Single Malt Whisky
15 ml fresh lemon juice
A teaspoon of honey
Lemon wedge, for garnish

Method:

1. Boil water and add a tea bag. Let the tea steep for 2 minutes.
2. Remove the tea bag and add Singleton, lemon juice, and honey.
3. Stir with a spoon and garnish with a lemon wedge.

The Singleton Hot Toddy is a comforting and soul-warming drink, perfect for sipping by the fireside during the cold Christmas season. The rich flavours of Singleton meld seamlessly with the soothing qualities of tea and honey.

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3. The Singleton Plus Two Tropical

Ingredients:

50 ml Singleton
50 ml guava juice
50 ml grapefruit soda

Method:

1. In a midball glass, add all the ingredients in the same order as above over ice.
2. Finish the drink with garnish.

Transport yourself to a tropical paradise with The Singleton Plus Two Tropical. The vibrant and fruity notes of guava and grapefruit soda complement the complex profile of Singleton, creating a refreshing drink during the holiday festivities.

4. Autumnal Glendullan

Ingredients:

45 ml The Singleton 12 YO Single Malt Scotch Whisky
15 ml fresh lemon juice
30ml apple cider
A dash of cinnamon syrup
1 bar spoon of pumpkin butter

Method:

1. Add all the ingredients into a shaker.
2. Add ice and shake until chilled.
3. Strain into a highball glass and garnish.

Embrace the flavours of the season with the Autumnal Glendullan. The combination of apple cider, cinnamon syrup, and a hint of pumpkin butter creates a festive cocktail that captures the essence of Christmas in every sip.

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5. Apple Mule

Ingredients: 

100 ml fresh lemonade 
100 ml sweetened peach iced tea 
45 ml of Singleton 12 YO

Method

1. Pour the beverage straight into a highball glass, then top it off with garnish.

For those who enjoy a light and flavorful cocktail, the Apple Mule is a delightful and refreshing choice. The powerful character of the Singleton is complemented well by the sweetened peach iced tea.

Toast to Festive Magnificence

This year, allow the Singleton Single Malt Scotch Whisky to be the star of your holiday festivities. Whether you go for the traditional Scotch 75, the cosy Hot Toddy, or the tropical-themed The Singleton Plus Two Tropical, each drink promises an amazing flavour experience. As you revel in the splendour of these drinks, let's not forget to enjoy them in moderation. Savour the flavours, and enjoy the warmth of the season in a responsible manner. Let's toast to a joyous and cosy Christmas accompanied by the refined delight of Singleton.