In this transitional period, I'm a big fan of provisions that delicately toe the line between late Summer and early Fall — dishes like slow-cooker braised chicken with early girl tomatoes, or this scotch whisky cocktail recipe I recently discovered. Its orange dreamsicle-like front notes remind me of the last season's dog days.
At the same time, cinnamon and warming scotch finish remind me of Fall's impending arrival. Keep reading for a cocktail recipe that works between seasons.
2 ounces Scotch whisky (recommended: The Glenrothes Select Reserve)
1 ounce orange liqueur (recommended: Combier)
3/4 ounce vanilla syrup
3/4 ounce orange juice
Ground cinnamon, for dusting
- Shake and strain into a cocktail glass; garnish with a light dusting of powdered cinnamon.
Makes 1 drink.
- Drinks, Cocktails