This Mamie Taylor recipe was popular right across the States until Prohibition. Following Repeal, this very refreshing beverage unfortunately never took off again – more the shame.
Tag: Scotch Whisky
Here’s the Scotch whisky rules, how distilleries innovate and differentiate within the rules, and 10 scotch whiskies worth giving a go.
Don’t be afraid to move away from stocking just the regulation names and typical age statements behind your bar. Have some youthful Speyside malt and a young Islay expression on hand to offer people – it’ll be a revelation for all involved. Build it (or rather stock it) and they will come. Spruik the wonders of the spirit’s character. Tell customers that the whisky is as fresh and sweet as sitting at Port Askaig on a hot May afternoon and there’s just a hint of sea salt from the ocean spray. Tell the something. Get them excited.
Hopefully by now you’ve managed to get hold of David A. Embury’s The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks which was re-released last year. Last December, to celebrate its return we thought a little picker-upper, corpse reviver, eye opener, bracer or brain duster, like the Morning Glory Fizz, might just do the trick in blowing the cobwebs off this much lauded tome…
Last week Chivas Regal brought the Chivas Studio (a pop-up bar) to Sydney’s Walsh Bay. The Studio is part of Chivas’ new Live with Chivalry campaign which aims to identify the whisky brand “with a new style of luxury for the 21st century”.