Toast with Talisker this Burns Night!

Talisker Whisky, an award-winning Scottish tipple all the way from the Isle of Skye, is the perfect drink to toast with this Burns Night. With a deep smokiness and sea salt notes running through each of the three unique varieties, Talisker 10 Year Old, Talisker Skye, and Talisker Storm, the golden liquid not only works exceptionally well paired with traditional Scottish food, like haggis, it is also perfect in a cocktail, or enjoyed straight up.

Bobby Burns Talisker Cocktail

Burns Night

In celebration of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns, there is no better occasion to enjoy this Bobby Burns Cocktail than with your whisky-loving friends or those looking to try something new on Burns Night. Created with Talisker 10 Year Old or Talisker Storm, this is a wonderfully balanced classic, with herbal fruit characters and honey notes of Benedictine and sweet vermouth.

Ingredients:

● 40ml Talisker 10 Year Old or Storm

● 20ml Belsazar Sweet Vermouth

● 5ml PX Sherry

● Dash Angostura Bitters

● Orange Zest

● Shortbread

Method:

● Combine Talisker Whisky, Belsazar, PX Sherry and Angostura Bitters

● Stir over cubed ice

● Strain into a chilled martini glass

Garnish:

Use the oils from the orange zest to add fragrance to the drink and serve with a piece of shortbread.

Talisker Toddy

Burns Night
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Designed for adventurers and whisky lovers alike, the Talisker Toddy is the perfect cocktail recipe to accompany a Burns Night Supper or a quiet night in. The classic Talisker Toddy is warming to the core, drawing on deep smoky flavours, synonymous with Talisker whisky. Complimented by the spice of ginger and fresh citrus of lemon, this is a wonderful cocktail to toast the occasion with.

Ingredients:

● 40ml Talisker 10 Year Old or Skye

● 10ml Ginger Liqueur

● 25ml Clover Honey

● 25ml Lemon Juice

● 25ml Apple Juice

● 75ml Boiling Water

Method:

● Rinse the glass with boiling water to bring to temperature

● Add Talisker Whisky, Ginger Liqueur, Clover Honey, Lemon Juice and Apple Juice to the glass and stir to combine

● Stir in the boiling water

Garnish:

● Finish with skewered honeycomb or a slice of orange zest pierced with 3 cloves

Atlantic Storm

Light and fresh-tasting, the Atlantic Storm cocktail was created by Giorgrio Lupi, Wild Spirit bartender competition winner, to celebrate the arrival of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge rowers into Antigua. Made with Talisker’s boldest whisky, Talisker Storm, this is a delicious cocktail to raise to both our rowers and Mr Burns himself.

Burns Night

Ingredients:

50 ml Talisker Storm

25 ml Fresh Pineapple Juice

10 ml Pineapple Syrup

15ml lime juice (half a lime)

Pinch of salt

Top with ginger beer

Method:

● Mix together Talisker Storm, fresh pineapple juice, pineapple syrup, lime juice and salt

● Shake ingredients with ice

● Strain over fresh ice, in a tall glass

● Top with ginger beer.

Garnish:

Banana leaf and barbequed pineapple.

Don’t forget your bottle of Talisker…

TALISKER 10 YEAR OLD

Famed for its maritime sea-salt flavour, smoky character and peppery finish, Talisker 10 Year Old is one of the most awarded Single Malt Scotch Whiskies in the world. This classic Island single malt is double distilled to create a rich, deep character embodying maritime characteristics of a coastal whisky. It’s sea-salty nose and famously rich and powerful peat-smoke flavour leaves a warm peppery taste at the back of the mouth, giving Talisker 10 Year Old its distinctive flavour profile. RRP £36.45

TALISKER SKYE

Crafted to reflect the rugged, wild beauty of the Isle of Skye, Talisker Skye pays homage to the Isle of Skye’s majestic landscape and coastline. The golden liquid has been made from a combination of hand selected toasted and refill American oak casks, resulting in a well-rounded flavour profile, packed with notes of smokey sweet, fresh citrus, peppery spice and maritime. RRP £37.95

TALISKER STORM

Talisker Storm is the distiller’s boldest whisky to date. On the palate, this beautifully crafted whisky has deep, nutty smokiness, followed by a hint of wood and brine. The finish is smooth, with an aftertaste of peaty burnt embers. A whisky that truly offers a sense of Talisker’s full maritime majesty. RRP £38.95