Mariner

from PDT

  • 2 oz. Compass Box Oak Cross Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
  • .5 oz. Black Cardamom Syrup
  • .25 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • .25 oz. Lemon Juice

Stir with ice and strain over one large cube into a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

John bolstered the smoky quality of the Scotch by sweetening this cocktail with a syrup infused with black cardamom, a Southeast Asian spice that is traditionally dried over an open flame. —John Deragon, Summer 2008