The Rusty Nail, or if you're at swanky cocktail bar you can refer to it as a Drambuie Rusty Nail, is a shot-replacement that first appeared on the social scene in 1937. The classic cocktail is a Scotch-lover's favorite, as it perfectly accommodates any Scotch of your choice. 


The Rusty Nail takes only about three minutes to make and gives you a better buzz than your typical shot of whiskey. 


  • 1 1/2 ounces Scotch
  • 3/4 ounce Drambuie
  • Lemon for garnish (optional)


Stir both liqours into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice and stir. 


Serve in the old-fashioned glass used in preparation and add an optional lemon twist

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