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Nothing cures the weary winter drinker like a Penicillin, made with blended Scotch, smoky Islay Scotch, lemon juice, and honey ginger simple syrup. 
Prep Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: Beverage, Cocktail
Cuisine: Beverage, Cocktail, Drinks
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 169kcal



  • Put ginger slices and honey syrup in the base of a shaker and gently muddle.
  • Combine other ingredients (except Islay Scotch) and shake with ice.
  • Double-strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.
  • Float the Islay Scotch over the top of the drink by pouring it over a bar spoon for even distribution.
  • Garnish with candied ginger on a cocktail pick.


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg