Posted on: February 22, 2024 Posted by: Comments: 0

The cocktail “Penicillin” was created by the bartender Sam Ross in 2005. The choice of the cocktail’s name playfully suggests that it has healing or soothing properties, much like the actual antibiotic penicillin.

Smoky notes of whisky with the zesty brightness of fresh lemon juice, delicately sweetened by honey.

IBA Category:
New Era Drinks


60 ml blended Scotch whisky
7.5 ml Lagavulin 16y whisky
22.5 ml fresh lemon juice
22.5 ml honey syrup
2-3 quarter size fresh ginger, sliced

1. Shake the blended Scotch whisky, lemon juice, and honey syrup with ice.
2. Strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube.
3. Float the Islay single malt Scotch whisky on top by gently pouring it over the back of a spoon.

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