Cutty Collins

Cutty Collins recipe

Cutty Collins Ingredients


Cutty Collins Instructions

About the Cutty Collins Cocktail

The Cutty Collins is a refreshing and citrusy cocktail that is perfect for summer. Made with Cutty Sark blended Scotch whisky, lemon juice, simple syrup, and club soda, this cocktail is super easy to make and incredibly delicious.

Ingredients:

- 2 oz Cutty Sark blended Scotch whisky
- 1 oz lemon juice
- 0.75 oz simple syrup
- Club soda
- Lemon twist, for garnish

Instructions:

1. In a shaker, add Cutty Sark blended Scotch whisky, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
2. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well to mix all the ingredients.
3. Strain the mixture into a Collins glass filled with ice.
4. Top with club soda and gently stir to combine.
5. Garnish with a lemon twist.
6. Serve and enjoy!

The Cutty Collins is a perfect blend of smooth Scotch whisky with the refreshing tartness of lemon juice. The simple syrup adds just the right amount of sweetness to balance out the flavors. The addition of club soda gives it a fizzy finish, making it a great choice for those hot summer days.

If you're a fan of Scotch whisky and prefer your cocktails on the lighter side, the Cutty Collins is a must-try. It's easy to make and the ingredients can be easily adjusted to suit your taste preferences. So why not mix up a batch of Cutty Collins and enjoy a refreshing sip of summer?


Best served in a Highball Glass.




Cutty Collins is a refreshing cocktail that dates back to the 19th century. This classic drink is a variation of the Tom Collins, but it uses Cutty Sark Scotch whisky instead of gin. The combination of citrus and whisky makes for a delightful and balanced beverage that is perfect for sipping on a warm day.

Origins of the Cutty Collins

The origins of the Cutty Collins can be traced back to London in the mid-1800s. It was created as a twist on the popular Tom Collins cocktail, which typically consists of gin, lemon juice, sugar, and soda water. The name "Collins" comes from John Collins, who was a bartender at Limmer's Hotel in London during this time period.

The story goes that one day, someone decided to swap out gin for Scotch whisky in their Tom Collins recipe and thus the Cutty Collins was born. The use of Cutty Sark Scotch whisky gives this cocktail a unique flavor profile with hints of peatiness and maltiness that complement the tartness of the lemon juice perfectly.

How to Make a Cutty Collins

To make your own Cutty Collins at home, you will need:

- 2 oz Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky
- 1 oz fresh lemon juice
- 3/4 oz simple syrup
- Club soda
- Lemon wheel or twist (for garnish)

Instructions:

1. Fill a shaker with ice.
2. Add the Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
3. Shake well until chilled.
4. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass.
5. Top with club soda.
6. Garnish with a lemon wheel or twist.

Enjoy your refreshing Cutty Collins!

In conclusion, if you're looking for a delicious and easy-to-make cocktail with some historical significance behind it, look no further than the Cutty Collins! This classic drink is sure to impress your guests at any gathering or simply provide you with an enjoyable sip after work on those hot summer days!


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