How to Make Crunch Time, a Scotch Cocktail With Grapefruit Bitters

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Lightly smoked 12-year scotch rounds out the amaro and spices in this cocktail, explains Chase Weaver, head bartender at Hearth & Dram, a modern-day saloon in Denver that boasts an impressive whiskey collection.



Here’s how to make the cocktail on your own.

Recipe courtesty of Hearth & Dram

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Prep time

5 min.

  • 2oz Aberfeldy 12-year scotch
  • .25oz Amaro Montenegro
  • .25oz Drambuie
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • 2 dashes Fee Brothers Grapefruit Bitters
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass (or shaker tin). Stir, then pour over a large cube. Express an orange peel over the top, then drop in.