Bobby Burns

Bobby Burns cocktail. Getty Images photo

The origins of this classic are lost to time, but it emerged in the early 20th century, its name an homage to the famed Scottish poet Robert Burns.

1 oz blended scotch whisky

1 oz sweet vermouth

0.5 oz Bénédictine liqueur

Garnish: lemon peel

Place all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until well chilled. Strain into a cocktail glass. Twist a lemon peel over the glass to release its oils and then drop it into the drink. Serves 1.

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