Like many scotch cocktails, this doesn’t have many ingredients. Its main liqueur, Drambuie, however, is a must to make this. The Rusty Nail took a while to find its proper place in the world. The combination ofÂ Drambuieâ€”the most distinguished ofÂ Scotch-based liqueursâ€”and the whiskey it’s made from is a natural one. The Rusty Nail is often credited to the clever bartenders at theÂ 21 ClubÂ in Manhattan sometime in the early 1960s. The cocktail’s name was finally cemented in 1963, when Gina MacKinnon, the chairwoman of the Drambuie Liqueur Company, gave the Rusty Nail her endorsement inÂ The New York Times
Add all ingredients into a rocks glass with ice and stir. Garnish with a lemon peel. Simple as that, enjoy!
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