The Scurvy Scot
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The Scurvy Scot
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.08 / 5
Citrus can cure scurvy, a debilitating condition. Our ancient Scot sailor was suffering from this ailment and learned of the benefits of citrus as a cure. The normal dosage of ... more Citrus can cure scurvy, a debilitating condition. Our ancient Scot sailor was suffering from this ailment and learned of the benefits of citrus as a cure. The normal dosage of citrus required dilution of the juice in water. However, as a good Scot, he only drank "Mother's Milk from Scotland" which, as we all know, is Scotch whisky. To create his cure, our mariner mixed a bit of sweet and a bit of citrus in his daily portion of Scotch. A miraculous cure was the result for the Scurvy Scot!

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15 key ingredients
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Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Lime, candy
Alcohol content
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38.71% | 3.6 units *

Whisky glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Lime juice cocktail ingredient
Lime juice
Half Teaspoon Half Teaspoon Half Teaspoon
Sugar cocktail ingredient
Sugar
Half Tablespoon Half Tablespoon Half Tablespoon
Whiskey cocktail ingredient
Whiskey
90ml 3.04oz 9cl
Lime cocktail ingredient
Lime
Wedge Wedge Wedge

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Prepare the glass by wiping the rim with a wedge of lime
Muddle the lime juice and brown sugar in the bottom of the glass until the sugar is dissolved
Add the Scotch, swirl, add ice and swirl again
Garnish with lime peel and a rock candy swizzle stick
Serve and be healthy!
~ To make your own rock candy swizzle stick see here: http: www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Sugar-Crystals-on-a-Stick/ ~

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