Each Year since 1801, Burns Night is celebrated on January 25. The holiday pays tribute to Scottish writer – Robert Burns. He is one of the world’s most popular writers.
The day is a celebration of life In Scotland. Scottish food, bagpipes, poetry and more! If you are planning to attend a Burns Night event or possible host your own Burns Night party, be sure to try Laphroaig whisky. This popular Scottish whisky is great tasting and loved around the world.
Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch Whisky really wants to make it easy for everyone to celebrate Burns Night. They have provided a detail infographic to help you better understand Burns Night.
This helpful infographic is a nice guide to assist with your Burns Night activities. Learn what to drink, eat and various ways to celebrate this Scottish holiday.
New York-based mixologist Andrey Kalinin, has created two Burns Night related cocktails. The two, delicious cocktails use Laphroaig whisky. Try these two whisky recipes and let us know what you think.
Ode to Whisky [Sour]
2 parts Laphroaig® Select Scotch Whisky
3/4 part Lemon Juice
3/4 part Heather Honey Syrup
3 dashes Cardamom Bitters
1 Egg White
Fresh Cardamom (for garnish)
1. Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
2. Dry shake (if using egg white).
3. Add ice and shake vigorously.
4. Pour into a coupe or martini glass (served up).
5. Garnish with cardamom flakes.
Tam O’Shanter (photo above)
1 1/2 parts Laphroaig® Select Scotch Whisky
1/2 part Drambuie® Liqueur
1 part Bordeaux Red Wine
3 dashes Orange Bitters
Orange Peel (for garnish)
1. Add all ingredients together in a mixing glass and stir.
2. Strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass (served up).
3. Garnish with a flamed orange twist.
If you savoir the great taste of Laphroaig whisky straight, consider trying Laphroaig 10 YO ($49.99) or Laphroaig Lore ($124.99). Either is a fantastic choice to sip on Burns Night.
Enjoy Burns Night with Laphroaig whisky. We hope you return again soon and follow our luxury blog. We also offer event planning services to assist you.
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