The Penicillin cocktail is a modern classic with truly global roots, invented in 2005 by an Australian mixologist working in New York.
Served in a tumbler, topped off with aromatic bitters and a hint of sweet, spicy ginger liqueur – the Penicllin has since become a bartender favourite.
• 45 ml Johnnie Walker Black Label
• 15 ml ginger liqueur
• 22ml 1:1 honey syrup
• 22 ml lemon juice
• 2 dashes aromatic bitters
1. Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add all the ingredients.
Shake hard for 5-7 seconds to mix the ingredients.
3. Strain and serve
Strain and serve the mixture in a tumbler with fresh ice. You can use serveral cubes, or a single large one – or even an ice ball.
Add a slice of fresh ginger to garnish.
*This cocktail contains 15 grams of alcohol
The fresh and spicy notes of Johnnie Walker Red Label make for a lively and invigorating Penicillin cocktail.
The aromatic bitters in this cocktail perfectly complement the fruity and smoky notes of Johnnie Walker Black Label.
The creaminess of Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve brings a smoother edge to this already comforting cocktail.