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Single malt: a singular dram for mixing

Nowadays, when a bartender is throwing Scotch into their mixing glass, they’re most likely reaching for a blended whisky. That’s what we think of when we read “Scotch whisky” in a cocktail book, right? We think of consistent, all-rounder blends.

But in the days of Harry Johnson and Jerry Thomas, the Scotch they would have reached for most likely would have been a single malt.