Burns Night Cocktails

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


Rusty Bobby Burns

It’s Burns Night tonight, so crack open a bottle and enjoy a wee dram of whisky. If you prefer a mixed drink rather than sipping it neat, try a variation on the classic Rusty Bobby Burns to sip after your haggis, tatties and neeps. Slainte!

Rusty Bobby Burns

Recommended by Jamie Stephenson, Drambuie Global Brand Ambassador

Inspired by J.R. Sheridan’s1901 cocktail bible, How to Mix Fancy Drinks, this classic ‘Rusty’ adds a dash of Drambuie to add depth of flavour and intrigue to the timeless recipe.

15ml Drambuie
30ml Blended Scotch (e.g. Dewars 12 Year Old)
15ml Sweet Vermouth
2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Stir well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with shortbread on the side.

Rusty Robert Burns

By Bruce Hamilton, Drambuie UK Brand Ambassador

Add a special something to the original recipe by including a touch of Absinthe and Maraschino, which marry perfectly with the soft Speyside malt character of Drambuie 15.

50ml Drambuie 15 Year Old
20ml Sweet Vermouth
5ml Absinthe
5ml Maraschino
2 Dashes Orange Bitters

Stir well with ice and strain into a Martini glass or coupette.


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