Looking for a whisky cocktail that will entice your senses? Try Penicillin! A modern classic, Penicillin has been cherished by cocktail enthusiasts worldwide. It’s a simple concoction packed with delicious flavours and offers an unmatchable cocktail experience.
Invented by the New York-based bartender Sam Ross, this cocktail recipe has an intriguing history.
It was invented by the New York-based bartender Sam Ross. The story goes that he wanted to mix up a drink that could help soothe the cold he was suffering from. He whipped a drink using scotch whisky, ginger, honey syrup, and fresh lemon juice. Soon enough, this delectable whisky cocktail became a hit and cemented its place in the hearts of cocktail lovers.
The penicillin cocktail recipe features the finest Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky. It is crafted from the ultimate blend of the best Scottish whiskies, this spirit has a deep golden hue and intricate depth of flavours. Rich smoky peat with hints of sweet vanilla, creamy toffee and spices, come together to create the world’s best-selling scotch whisky. Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky is perfect to sip neat, on the rocks or mix with other ingredients to create enticing whisky cocktails.
The smoky flavours of Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky mingle with the fresh citrus, and ginger honey syrup impeccably. Layered with Caol Ila Islay Single Malt Scotch on top, this whisky cocktail boasts a flavour profile that’s well-balanced and pleasing.
Garnish it with candied ginger, and you can easily craft this delicious whisky cocktail recipe at home. Whether you are looking for a simple drink to enjoy your weekend or for spirited house parties, there is nothing like a glass of Penicillin cocktail to elevate your moments.
Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. Ice is an essential aspect of cocktail mixing as it helps in chilling and diluting the ingredients. It also aids in enhancing and balancing the flavours of the drink.
Using a cocktail jigger or a measuring cup, measure and pour 45ml of Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky, 15ml of freshly squeezed lime juice and 20ml of ginger honey syrup into the shaker.
Shake it vigorously until the surface of the shaker feels chilled.
Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a rocks glass over fresh ice cubes. This will remove any ice chips or other unwanted pieces from the drink.
Add an extra layer of flavour by carefully pouring 15ml of Caol Ila Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky over the top of the drink.
Garnish the cocktail with a piece of candied ginger.
Serve and enjoy!