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Penicillin Highball

Penicillin Highball

Uncover the complex depths of Smoky Black with this classic cocktail. It’s the perfect balance - both rich, from the creamy honey syrup, and refreshing, from the ginger ale.

bottle of smoky black next to two cocktails


50ml The Famous Grouse Smoky Black

25ml Lemon Juice

12.5ml Honey Syrup

Ginger Ale



1 Highball glass

Cocktail shaker

3 minutes prep time

Step 1

Combine The Famous Grouse Smoky Black, lemon juice and honey in a cocktail shaker

Step 2

Double strain into a highball glass filled with ice, and top with ginger ale

Step 3

Garnish with an orange twist

bottle of smoky black with two old fashioned cocktails

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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes


A dark, russet golden, clear and bright blend


Smoky aromatic, rich


Dried fruits, soft spices (aniseed/clover), smoky yet smooth


Long, sweet & smoky