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Dartmoor Whisky Smash

This zippy garden-party cocktail proves there's more to whisky than after-dinner sipping by a crackling log fire on a winter's night
Dartmoor Whisky Smash

Greg Millar of Dartmoor Whisky Distillery shares his cocktail recipe for Dartmoor Whisky Smash

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Serves    1
  • Dartmoor Whisky Ex-Bourbon Cask Single Malt 40ml
  • Fresh lemon juice 25ml
  • Simple syrup 25ml
  • Angostura Bitters 2–3 dashes
  • Soda water a dash
  • Lemon zest a twist
  • Mint a sprig
  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.
  2. Place more ice in a cocktail shaker and add the whisky, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters. Shake for 40 seconds.
  3. Remove the ice from the glass and add fresh ice.
  4. Strain the cocktail into the glass and top with a dash of soda water.
  5. Garnish with the lemon twist and mint sprig.

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You will need

  • Dartmoor Whisky Ex-Bourbon Cask Single Malt 40ml
  • Fresh lemon juice 25ml
  • Simple syrup 25ml
  • Angostura Bitters 2–3 dashes
  • Soda water a dash
  • Lemon zest a twist
  • Mint a sprig

Method

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.
  2. Place more ice in a cocktail shaker and add the whisky, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters. Shake for 40 seconds.
  3. Remove the ice from the glass and add fresh ice.
  4. Strain the cocktail into the glass and top with a dash of soda water.
  5. Garnish with the lemon twist and mint sprig.
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  • Dartmoor Whisky Ex-Bourbon Cask Single Malt 40ml
  • Fresh lemon juice 25ml
  • Simple syrup 25ml
  • Angostura Bitters 2–3 dashes
  • Soda water a dash
  • Lemon zest a twist
  • Mint a sprig
  1. Fill a highball glass with ice.
  2. Place more ice in a cocktail shaker and add the whisky, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters. Shake for 40 seconds.
  3. Remove the ice from the glass and add fresh ice.
  4. Strain the cocktail into the glass and top with a dash of soda water.
  5. Garnish with the lemon twist and mint sprig.

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