Planet Whiskies :: Scottish Single Malt Whisky, Scotch, Distilleries, American Bourbon, Japanese, Irish

World-Wide Whisky News by Planet Whiskies | Buy your whisky online

To advertise on Planet Whiskies visit our contact us page

 

 

 

Robert Burns Night - 12 Chivas Burn's Night Cocktails

Chivas 12 Burn’s Night Cocktails
By London’s Top Barmen

Ensure your merriment while paying homage to Scotland’s famous bard, Rabbie Burns, this January 25th with delicious Chivas 12 cocktails designed by the wonderfully charming bartenders of Claridges, The Ritz, Novikiov and Benares.

See below for links to Youtube videos and recipes.

Claridge’s Regal
By Claridge’s Oliver Blackburn

Chivas Whisky Cocktails - Claridge’s Regal 50ml Chivas 12
20ml Gancia Bianco
2 large orange segments
2 large lemon segments
Handful of mint
1 whole passion fruit

Method: Muddle Orange and lemon segments in large glass with spoon
Add mint and passionfruit
Top up with crushed ice, Chivas 12, Gancia Bianco
Garnish with mint sprig
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIozn7c5FiY 

Balmoral Tribute

By The Ritz’s Walter Pintus

Chivas Whisky Cocktails - Balmoral Tribute45ml Chivas 12
15ml Tawny port 10 YO
15ml Domaine de Canton ginger liquor
5ml honey
2 drops orange bitters
Orange rind ‘orange twist’ to garnish

Method:
Begin with large glass half filled with large ice cubes. Add all ingredients, stir. Strain into Martini glass. Garnish with orange twist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLNdiJ188_A

 Darkness Devotion
By Benares’ Giovanni Spezziga

50ml Chivas 12
20ml Cocchi Vermouth di Torino
10ml Galliano Ristretto
Dash chocolate bitters
Garnish: Dried orange, dried fig, dried apricot on a cinnamon stick
Garnish: Frozen chocolate spray

 

 

Method:
Add all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with two large cubes of ice
Combine with ‘throwing style’
Spray chocolate spray over coupette glass
Pour cocktail into glass
Garnish with cinnamon stick
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvyk_xmUDsw

Cup of Kindness
(Named after Robert Burn’s Auld Lang Syne, which references whisky as the drink of friendship)
By Novikov’s Theo Veremis

Chivas Cocktails - Cup of Kindness25ml homemade blueberry syrup
50ml Chivas 12
Ginger ale
Thistle to garnish

Method: Combine blueberry syrup and Chivas 12. Top up with crushed ice and ginger ale
Garnish with thistle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3jkV7SdjFQ

Blueberry syrup
300g heather honey
350ml water
400g blueberries
Skin of one lemon
1tsp freshly ground ginger
1 star anise
5 cloves
(Yields 300 ml of syrup)


Place the blueberries in a medium pot and crush them with a potato masher. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil stirring occasionally. Simmer for 15 minutes and then press the mixture through a fine sieve.

Chivas 12 is available at Chivas 12 Year Old. If you would like to see all the Scottish Blends please click here

Enjoy Chivas Responsibly

 

Share Planet Whiskies on social media

Planet Whiskies on Twitter
Planet Whiskies on Facebook
Planet Whiskies on Google Plus
Planet Whiskies on Pinterest

Glenmorangie Bacalta Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Private EditionGlenmorangie Bacalta Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Private Edition

The eighth release in the multi-award-winning and always intriguing Private Edition, Glenmorangie Bacalta brings new heights of complexity to a rare wood finish. Inspired by the long, balmy days on the island of Madeira, Glenmorangie Bacalta... Read more

Glenmorangie Bacalta for only £77.90
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Yamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt Japanese WhiskyYamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky

From Yamazaki was born the surprising, delicate yet profound experience of a Japanese single malt. Spiritual and deep, its signature multi-layered taste is highly praised by whisky connoisseurs all over the world... Read more

Yamazaki 12 Year Old - Only £84
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Buy from Spirits By Post:: Excellent whisky selection available to buy online today:: Click for more details

Latest Whisky News

See all whisky press releases for 2017

Highland Park Launches Rebus30: An exclusive 10 Year Old Single Malt to celebrate special 30th anniversary: 13th April, 2017

Tomatin Distillery Boss Joins Host Of Celebrities As He Is Named Keeper Of The Quaich : 6th April, 2017

The Macallan In Lalique Legacy Collection Achieves Exceptional Auction Price Of US$993,000 At Sotheby's Hong Kong: 3rd April, 2017

Latest Gin News

Ian Macleod Distillers Acquires Edinburgh Gin :: 13th September, 2016

Crafted Upon Four Pillars :: The definitive Modern Australian Gin Debuts in the U.S :: 13th July, 2016

VisitScotland Interactive Whisky Guide

Visit Scotland Interactive Whisky Map

Found out about 105 whisky distilleries in Scotland's five whisky regions in this very exciting interactive whisky guide :: More information

Buy the Whisky Magazine Subscribe to Whisky Magazine

Subscribe to the Whisky Magazine and find out the latest news within the whisky industry. More details

Selection of Scottish Malts Whisky available from Spirits By Post

The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Balvenie

To create the second batch of Tun 1509, David carefully hand selected 42 of the finest casks - 35 traditional American oak barrels and seven European oak sherry butts - from the distillery's precious aged stocks. Read more

Buy Now for £279.90
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Yamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt Japanese WhiskyYamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky

Distillery:  Japanese

From Yamazaki was born the surprising, delicate yet profound experience of a Japanese single malt. Spiritual and deep, its signature multi-layered taste is highly praised by whisky connoisseurs all over the world... Read more

Buy Now for £84.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

The Macallan 21 Years Old Fine Oak WhiskyThe Macallan 21 Years Old Fine Oak Whisky

Distillery:  The Macallan

The Macallan Fine Oak is 'Triple Cask Matured' in a unique, complex combination of exceptional oak casks. Tasting notes - NOSE - Intense and rich with a hint of vanilla and passion fruit... Read more

Buy Now for £350.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Glenfiddich 40 Years Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyGlenfiddich 40 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Glenfiddich

Our 40 Year Old is not only precious but also pioneering. Our Malt Master carefully hand selects individual casks before marrying them together with what was left over from the previous 40 Year Old vatting. This continuous process is known as 'remnant vatting' and contains whiskies that are at the very least, 40 years old.... Read more

Buy Now for £2,640.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

Bowmore 25 Years Old Small Batch Release Islay Single Malt WhiskyBowmore 25 Years Old Small Batch Release Islay Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Bowmore

Bowmore's celebrated Single Malt has been distilled on this magical island, off the west coast of Scotland, ever since 1779. This makes Bowmore the first of Islay's eight distilleries by chronology certainly (and by taste too, many would say)... Read more

Buy Now for £340.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change

More details about Spirits By Post can be found on their website at www.spiritsbypost.com

Planet Whiskies on Pinterest

Planet Whiskies on Twitter

Support us Google Plus