Citrus and Smoke

Citrus and SmokeRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Karen Shinto

Two kinds of Scotch and four kinds of citrus add up to a sophisticated cocktail, but the prep couldn't be easier. Mix a big batch and let guests pour their own.

Serves 12 to 14 (makes 6 1/2 cups) (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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2 1/4 cups blended Scotch whisky, such as Bank Note
1/2 cup peaty single-malt Scotch whisky, such as Laphroaig 10 Year Old
1 1/4 cups orange-flavored liqueur, such as Cointreau
1 1/2 cups strained, freshly squeezed orange juice
3/4 cup strained, freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons orange bitters, such as Regans'
12 to 14 orange twists*, each 4 to 5 in. long and tied into a knot


Total: 20 Minutes

In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients except orange twists. Set out pitcher with a long spoon for stirring the mix, a bowl of ice with tongs, glasses, and a bowl of orange twists.

*Make long, thin strips with a channel knife.

Make ahead: The mix, chilled airtight up to 1 day.

Created date

November 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 193
Caloriesfromfat 0.3 %
Protein 0.3 g
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Sodium 0.9 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg