The Penicillin is an cocktail made with whisky, ginger, honey syrup, and fresh lemon juice. Its name derives from the drug penicillin hinting to the medicinal properties of some of its ingredients. The Penicillin cocktail was created by Sam Ross in the mid-2000s, when he was working at New York City’s famous Milk & Honey bar. Now, the cocktail is served around the world.
Add the blended scotch, lemon juice and syrup into a shaker with ice, and shake until well-chilled.
Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
Top with the Islay single malt scotch.
Garnish with a piece of candied ginger.