Penicillin
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Penicillin
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.34 / 5
The Penicillin cocktail is a modern classic renowned for its harmonious blend of smoky and sweet flavors with a zesty citrus kick. The cocktail is typically based on a mixture ... more The Penicillin cocktail is a modern classic renowned for its harmonious blend of smoky and sweet flavors with a zesty citrus kick. The cocktail is typically based on a mixture of whiskey—often incorporating both blended Scotch and a peated single malt for depth—as well as the spicy warmth of ginger liqueur. The addition of lemon juice brings a refreshing acidity to the drink, while honey syrup rounds it out with a smooth sweetness. Served in a lowball glass, the Penicillin offers a complex and soothing flavor profile that has made it a favorite among cocktail aficionados seeking a bold yet balanced libation.

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Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Pineapple
Alcohol content
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24.47% | 2.52 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Whiskey cocktail ingredient
Whiskey
30ml 1oz 3cl
Lemon Juice cocktail ingredient
Lemon Juice
20ml ⅔oz 2cl
Whiskey cocktail ingredient
Whiskey
30ml 1oz 3cl
Ginger liqueur cocktail ingredient
Ginger liqueur
7.5ml ¼oz 0.8cl
Honey syrup cocktail ingredient
Honey syrup
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice
Strain into a ice-filled rocks glass
Garnish with a pineapple chunk and serve

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