Rusty Nail

The Rusty Nail is a classic cocktail that combines the smoky, peaty flavors of Scotch whisky with the sweet, honeyed notes of Drambuie. With just two ingredients, it's an incredibly simple yet sophisticated drink that can be enjoyed neat or on the rocks. It's a perfect choice for those who appreciate the finer nuances of whisky, making it an excellent after-dinner drink or nightcap.


  • 1 1/2 oz Scotch Whisky
  • 3/4 oz Drambuie
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon twist or cherry for garnish


  1. Fill a rocks glass with ice cubes.
  2. Add the Scotch whisky and Drambuie.
  3. Stir gently to combine.
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist or a cherry.