The simplicity and style of The Journey cocktail follows along the line of classic cocktails while using spirits with a solid history. This recipe specifically highlights the lush flavors found within The Macallan Single Malt Whisky.
The Journey is full and lush with nutty sweetness and subtle chocolate notes. The Macallan remains flavorful in the underlying character of this cocktail.
The Journey Cocktail Recipe
The Journey – recipe by Cheri Loughlin
1-1/2 ounces The Macallan 12
1/2 ounce Heering Cherry Liqueur
1/2 ounce Taylor Fladgate Tawny Porto 10 Year
1/4 ounce Grand Marnier
1 Dash Fee Brothers Peach Bitters
Orange Zest Twist
Combine liquids in a mixing glass with ice. Stir until well chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Zest a fresh orange twist over the cocktail and drop twist into the drink.
The Journey cocktail was commissioned by representatives of The Macallan in 2011 for the Masters of Photography campaign. This recipe has also been featured on The Macallan website and Whiskey Israel. Find more recipes created by Cheri Loughlin for The Macallan on this site.