Raise a glass to Robert Burns with the excellent Glen Moray Peated Old Fashioned Cocktail, created by Neil Ridley and Joel Harrison from World’s Best Spirits.

Glen Moray Peated Old Fashioned

  • 50ml Glen Moray Elgin Classic Peated Single Malt Whisky
  • 12ml Maple Syrup
  • 3 dashes Bitter Truth Creole Bitters (or Peychaud’s Bitters)
  • 1 dash Ginger Bitters
  • 0.5 teaspoon cherry juice

Build: In a mixing glass, add half the whisky, maple syrup, cherry juice and bitters. Fill with cubed ice and stir. Add the rest of the whisky, and keep stirring, adding more ice until the drink is diluted to taste. Strain into a chilled rocks glass over a large single cube of ice and garnish with a thin piece of orange zest, expressed over the glass and three cherries. Optional garnish of a couple of squares of dark chocolate.