Label 5 creates city-inspired cocktails with bartenders

12th March, 2019 by Nicola Carruthers

Glasgow Night Shade by Matthew Lyle, Glasgow

Ingredients: 50ml Label 5 Classic Black Scotch Whisky, four or five Scottish blackberries, three bar spoons of honey, 1/4 bar spoon of cinnamon, one long lemon zest.

Method: Start by chilling a rocks glass, then take a mixing tin/glass and add blackberries, honey and the cinnamon and muddle. Then using a fine strainer, strain out 25ml of now homemade blackberry, honey and cinnamon (BHC) syrup. Then add 50ml of Label 5 to the homemade BHC syrup and stir over ice for just a brief chill, then fine strain once more over fresh ice in the chilled glass and garnish with a lemon zest.

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