The 12 Days of Christmas Serves is brought to you by William Grant & Sons. 12 whisky cocktails to see you through in the lead up to Christmas.
A recipe that is guaranteed to never go out of fashion, Monkey Shoulder gives a new twist on a much-loved favourite. Creating a Lazy Old Fashioned is the perfect winter treat for all cocktail lovers, especially as a Boxing Day breather.
Ingredients (creates 14 servings):
700ml Monkey Shoulder
100ml Demerara Syrup (made by dissolving equal parts sugar and water in a pan and leaving to cool)
15ml Angostura Bitters
Empty 100ml of Monkey Shoulder from the bottle (and enjoy over ice)!
Replace this with 100 ml of Demerara Syrup.
Add 15ml of Angostura Bitters.
Mix contents well in bottle.
When serving, add ice to a rocks glass, pour over Lazy Old Fashioned and add a twist of an orange peel.
Leave remaining liquid in the bottle to be enjoyed at your leisure.