The Lavender Collins

This stylized twist on the classic Collins begins with an easy-to-make lavender syrup. Begin by bringing a cup of water and 3 tablespoons of lavender flowers (fresh or dried) to a boil. Slowly stir in 2 cups of organic sugar until fully dissolved and simmer for 5 minutes to make a simple syrup. Allow to…

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The Whisky Ginger

This simple cocktail cleaves close to the classic whiskey sour, but with the more complex flavor of scotch, and a spicy twist. To make it, combine 2 ounces of Highland Harvest Scotch Whisky and squeeze of agave nectar in a lowball glass. Simple syrup may be substituted if agave is not available.  Stir until the…

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The Rumset

This colorful and flavorful cocktail is ideal for summertime (or summer-themed) entertaining. To make it, combine 1.5 ounces of Papagayo Platinum Rum and 3 ounces of organic orange juice in a shaker. Fill a highball with ice and pour two thirds of this mixture into it, then add an ounce of pomegranate syrup to the…

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The Sand Snake

This original cocktail is sleek and seductive, but with a bite. Begin with 1.5 ounces of Highland Harvest Blended Malt Scotch Whisky in a shaker with ice. Add half an ounce of grapefruit juice, half an ounce of cherry juice, and half an ounce of sweet vermouth, along with a squeeze of lemon, and stir…

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The Vermont 75

This New England variation on the famous French 75 kicks this classic up a notch. Begin with 3 ounces of Juniper Green Gin and 1 ounce of lemon juice in a shaker with ice. Add 1/2 teaspoon of maple syrup, or more, to taste. Shake and pour into a highball glass. Top with a dry,…

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