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Cocktail ingredients Rusty nail

Ingredients
Scotch whiskyGrant's2oz
Drambuie1oz
Ice cubes4oz
Gadgets
Rocks glass1piece
Jigger1piece
Bar spoon1piece

Cocktail recipe Rusty nail

  • Fill a rocks glass to the top with ice cubes
  • Pour 1 oz of Drambuie and 2 oz of Scotch whisky into the rocks glass and stir

Cocktail Legend Rusty Nail

1963 | New York, USA It is believed that the Rusty Nail has Scottish roots. The reason it's "rusty" is clear to anyone who's seen the cocktail's color. But why "nail?" According to the popular legend, the first bartender who poured Drambuie and whiskey into a single glass stirred them with a nail that he pulled out of the bar. But the real story of the recipe's creation is lost to history. The drink's main ingredient, Drambuie, is itself a fairly complex cocktail: 30 different malts of Scotch whisky, several dozen secret herbs, honey, saffron, and clove. The "father of all liqueurs" came into the world thanks to Prince Charles Edward Stuart, the hero of all Scotsmen. After the uprising he led in 1746 against the English suffered a defeat, the young prince hid with Clan MacKinnon on the Isle of Skye, and as a sign of thanks, left them a liqueur based on the local whiskey. Outside of Scotland, Drambuie became famous only at the beginning of the 20th century, and in 1937 it was...

1963 | New York, USA It is believed that the Rusty Nail has Scottish roots. The reason it's "rusty" is clear to anyone who's seen the cocktail's color. But why "nail?" According to the popular legend, the first bartender who poured Drambuie and whiskey into a single glass stirred them with a nail that he pulled out of the bar. But the real story of the recipe's creation is lost to history. The drink's main ingredient, Drambuie, is itself a fairly complex cocktail: 30 different malts of Scotch whisky, several dozen secret herbs, honey, saffron, and clove. The "father of all liqueurs" came into the world thanks to Prince Charles Edward Stuart, the hero of all Scotsmen. After the uprising he led in 1746 against the English suffered a defeat, the young prince hid with Clan MacKinnon on the Isle of Skye, and as a sign of thanks, left them a liqueur based on the local whiskey. Outside of Scotland, Drambuie became famous only at the beginning of the 20th century, and in 1937 it was officially presented by a certain F. Benniman at the British Industries Fair. There is reason to suspect that the RUSTY NAIL was born as a result of an advertising campaign for the liqueur - at any rate, the cocktail was first mentioned in 1963 in an interview with Drambuie's head of production in the New York Times. In the same year, the Rusty Nail's show business career began: at a perfectly ordinary star party organized by the Rat Pack, the cocktail was named the "nail of the evening."

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Cocktail Legend Rusty Nail

1963 | New York, USA It is believed that the Rusty Nail has Scottish roots. The reason it's "rusty" is clear to anyone who's seen the cocktail's color. But why "nail?" According to the popular legend, the first bartender who poured Drambuie and whiskey into a single glass stirred them with a nail that he pulled out of the bar. But the real story of the recipe's creation is lost to history. The drink's main ingredient, Drambuie, is itself a fairly complex cocktail: 30 different malts of Scotch whisky, several dozen secret herbs, honey, saffron, and clove. The "father of all liqueurs" came into the world thanks to Prince Charles Edward Stuart, the hero of all Scotsmen. After the uprising he led in 1746 against the English suffered a defeat, the young prince hid with Clan MacKinnon on the Isle of Skye, and as a sign of thanks, left them a liqueur based on the local whiskey. Outside of Scotland, Drambuie became famous only at the beginning of the 20th century, and in 1937 it was officially presented by a certain F. Benniman at the British Industries Fair. There is reason to suspect that the RUSTY NAIL was born as a result of an advertising campaign for the liqueur - at any rate, the cocktail was first mentioned in 1963 in an interview with Drambuie's head of production in the New York Times. In the same year, the Rusty Nail's show business career began: at a perfectly ordinary star party organized by the Rat Pack, the cocktail was named the "nail of the evening."

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