Skill Level: Easy                 Occasion: After Work Social             Glass Type: Tumbler

Simple, yet complex and rewarding, The Rusty Nail™ sits alongside the Martini and the Old Fashioned as one of the classics of the cocktail world, but has a sweetness that makes it surprisingly accessible. Its origins in the bars and clubs of 50s New York lends old-school style and sophistication to the drink.


  • 1 part Drambuie
  • 1 Large rock of ice
  • 1 individual Lemon Twist
  • 2 parts Scotch Whisky


1Build over ice in a rocks glass and stir. Garnish with a lemon twist.


Purchase your Drambuie and make The Rusty NailDrambuie rusty nail cocktail recipe

Drambuie is a crowd pleaser for people who like a carefully crafted blend of aged Scotish whisky. Offering a unique taste experience, Drambuie has aromas of aged malt whisky combined with a mix of floral and herbal overtones and rich honey. Perfect on its own or mixed into a cocktail, Drambuie is a drink which is perfect all year round.

If you would like to purchase your own bottle of Drambuie and make this delicious cocktail or try it on its own, you can here

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