Bobby Burns

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25. January 2015 by swizzzlestick

Bobby (Robert) Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known poet who has also written in the Scots language.

PG_1063Burns_Naysmithcrop„Burns Naysmithcrop“ von Alexander Nasmyth -Scottish National Portrait ,

Besides of that, he gave his name to one of the best pre-prohibiton cocktails, to the Bobby Burns (Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book by Albert Stevens Crockett, 1935). Here is my favorite recipe it.


2 oz. Scotch, 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth, 2 dashes Bénedictine, garnish: Lemon Twist


Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with the lemon twist.

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