Get the perfect balance of smoky Scotch whiskey and herbal bitterness with the Drunk Uncle Cocktail. Created by Shawn Soole, a bartender based out of Victoria B.C., his unique recipe is a take on the classic Negroni. It replaces the traditional Negroni ingredients (Campari, sweet vermouth, and gin) with Cynar, a bittersweet artichoke-based amaro, bianco vermouth, and Scotch, resulting in a rich, smokey, and bittersweet drink. Soole’s Drunk Uncle construction is a two-to-one-to-one ratio rather than equal parts to balance the drink and a twist of grapefruit instead of orange.
SCOTCH, An Islay such as Bowmore or Laphroaig
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