Are you in urgent need of some last minute drinks inspiration for this Hogmanay? Here we come to the rescue. We picked our top 3 cocktail recipes, easy to create in the comfort of your own kitchen (or your holiday accommodation kitchen).
As Scottish as the name might suggest, this simple spin on the classic Manhattan will be loved by everyone. All you need is 45ml of Scotch whiskey; 20ml of sweet vermouth and a little Angostura bitters. Stir well, strain into a chilled glass and garnish with a Maraschino cherry. Et voilà!
Recipe from thespruceeats.com
Feeling up for a little challenge? This unique drink requires oats, water, honey whisky and heavy cream (optional). No, you are not making dessert, just a classic Atholl Brose. After soaking the oats for 24hrs, drain the liquid out, add honey and whisky and stir. Read the full recipe on christinascucina.com.
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If you are having a lot of guests, this punch is perfect for you. Scotch, sherry and bitters meet the festive flavours of chai tea and vanilla cinnamon syrup. Could it get any better? Find the full recipe on seriouseats.com.
If this is still looking like too much work, or you simply want to take the night off, why not hire a professional? Pure Bartending offers a wide range of services, from simple package cocktail deals to flair bartender hire and masterclasses. Michael and his team will make sure your night is a success. More information can be found on their website.
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