The Fireside cocktail
Waitrose and Partners

The Fireside cocktail

‘While it’s tempting to always serve whisky neat, this cocktail is the ideal celebration drink. It’s easy to make and will warm you up from the inside – especially if you’re watching the fireworks outdoors!’ 

Pierpaolo Petrassi, head of Waitrose wines, beers & spirits

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  • Serves1
  • CourseDrink
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook-
  • Total time5 mins

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  • 50ml Chivas Regal 12-Year-Old Scotch Whisky
  • 5ml maple syrup
  • 5ml peated whisky, such as Laphroaig
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 Zest of orange
  • 1 Cherry, orange peel and black pepper, to garnish


  1. Stir all the ingredients with ice for 30 seconds. Pour into a glass over ice (pictured second left) and garnish.

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