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Intermediate

20 mins

ELECTROLIGHT

Short & Strong

The Electrolight is a flavour sensation. Using aromatic Chivas Mizunara as its base, this deep yet tropical cocktail features the bright flavours of coconut and pineapple – not all Scotch cocktails have to be traditional!

MAKE IT YOURSELF

ingredients

method

ELECTROLIGHT

Rocks or Tumbler glass

50 ml
Chivas Mizunara
20 ml
Honey & Coconut Cordial
2 dashes
Pineapple Bitters
Absinthe rinse

ELECTROLIGHT

Rocks or Tumbler glass

50 ml
Chivas Mizunara
20 ml
Honey & Coconut Cordial
2 dashes
Pineapple Bitters
Absinthe rinse

PRO TIP

Keep a batch of homemade cordial in the fridge. Then it only takes a moment to whip up flavoursome whisky cocktails in the future!

1

/4

PREP

To make the honey and coconut cordial, blend 2 parts honey with 1 part coconut water. Optional: add 2g of citric acid every 100 ml of cordial to make it more acidic. Let cool

2

/4

BUILD

Add the Chivas, cordial and bitters to a mixing vessel. Fill to the top with ice, and stir for approximately 20 seconds, tasting intermittently

3

/4

REFINE

Rinse a chilled rocks glass with absinthe by adding a dash and swilling it around

4

/4

STRAIN & SERVE

Strain into the rinsed glass and serve

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TRY THIS

Rinsing the glass with absinthe instead of adding it into the mixture adds a subtle hint of aromatic anise, but not too much to overwhelm the other flavours in this short drink.

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