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The Glenlivet 12 Year Old The Glenlivet 12 Year Old

Step Up Your Picnic Game With These 3 Whisky Recipes

With summer just around the corner, there’s no better time to prepare for the hot days and long nights than by planning out all your favourite whisky serves. Whether you’re heading to a picnic, hosting a dinner party or are simply looking for a reason to open a new bottle of your favourite scotch, spend less time in the bar and more time in the sunshine with these three simple but seriously refreshing whisky cocktails and mixes. Our hot tip: stock up on fresh garnishes to really impress your guests!

Highball

Serves 1

Glass: Highball

Ingredients:

- 50 ml The Glenlivet 12 Year Old
- 100ml Soda Water
- Large ice cubes
- Lime and thyme sprig for garnish

Method:

Place large ice cubes in the highball until full. Pour 50 ml of The Glenlivet 12 Year Old in each glass then fill to the top with soda. Garnish with lime and a sprig of thyme.

The Glenlivet 12 Year Old
The Glenlivet 12 Year Old

Old Fashioned

Serves 1

Glass: Lowball

Ingredients:

- 50 ml The Glenlivet 15 Year Old
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 3 dashes Angostura bitters
- 1 teaspoon water
- Orange peel to garnish

Method:

Add the sugar and water to the glass with a dash of whisky. Stir slowly to dissolve the sugar for about half a minute, add a little more whisky and the bitters and continue to stir for another minute. Add the remaining whisky and stir, taste for balance and adjust if necessary. Twist the orange peel and place it over the surface of the drink to garnish.

The Glenlivet 18 Year Old
The Glenlivet 18 Year Old

Neat or On The Rocks

Serves 1

Glass: Tumbler

Ingredients:

- 45 ml The Glenlivet 18 Year Old
- Large ice cubes
- Edible flowers to garnish

Method:

For neat, simply pour 45 ml of The Glenlivet 18 Year Old into the glass, serve and enjoy. For on the rocks, add ice before you pour your scotch then place a small edible flower on top of the ice to finish.

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