Harper Fendler Makes a Penicillin Cocktails

The Genius Recipe Tapes

Oct 19 2022 • 13 mins

This week we're sharing an episode of another Food52 podcast, Play Me a Recipe featuring bartender and writer Harper Fendler mixing a Penicillin, and tracing its origins to the famed Manhattan cocktail bar Milk & Honey.

Serves 1

  • 2 ounces blended Scotch whisky (Famous Grouse)
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce ginger syrup
  • 1/2 ounce honey syrup
  • 1/4 ounce Islay Scotch
  • Tumbler, chilled
  • Lemon peel and (optional) candied ginger, for garnish
  1. Shake first 4 ingredients with ice.
  2. Fine strain into tumbler over large rock.
  3. Float Islay Scotch over top of drink.
  4. Garnish with lemon twist and candied ginger, if desired.

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Lobby Time Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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