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Scotch Violets | Taste and Tipple

Scotch Violets

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Scotch Violets
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 2 oz Scotch
  • 1 oz lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • ¾ oz Crème de Violette
  • ¼ oz honey syrup
  • 1 wheel lemon


  1. In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine 2 ounces Scotch (I used Bowmore 12), 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice, 3/4 ounce Crème de Violette and 1/4 ounce honey syrup (equal parts honey and hot water, stirred until honey dissolves). Shake that all up and strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from: Jones, Carey and McCarthy, John. "3 Crème de Violette Cocktails to Get You Ready for Spring." Food & Wine. June 2017.