Inspired by the late summer-blooming heather seen across the western highlands of Scotland, this was adapted from a Salvatore Calabrese recipe and named for a very important wedding (our wedding) on the west coast of Scotland in September 2016.
It has subsequently become a staple of many a Fox & Beagle event, and it is rumoured that the pair won't travel anywhere (especially to Scotland) without a small flask of heather and lavender syrup about their person. Just in case...
West Coast Highball
40ml blended Scotch whisky
10ml Talisker 10 year old
10ml honey syrup (1:1)
25ml fresh lemon juice
1 dash dandelion & burdock bitters
1 dash Hielan' bitters
heather and lavender soda
Shake first seven ingredients with cubed ice. Strain into a chilled highball glass over fresh ice. Top with heather and lavender soda and garnish with a sprig of lavender and some heather flowers.
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