Drambuie’s not afraid to fight

 Drambuie plays very nicely with cold brew coffee and the sweet citrus of orange peel.

Drambuie plays very nicely with cold brew coffee and the sweet citrus of orange peel.

I had seen Drambuie hundreds of times. It was always relaxing in the back row, behind the more popular bottles at the bar, doing its thing. Other than its presece in the Rusty Nail cocktail, however, I really knew nothing about it.

Well, I did some homework, and I learned two things. One: this stuff is delicious. Two: the backstory on this renegade spirit is one of the most interesting I’ve ever heard. We’re talking kings and outlaws, here.

So before you dismiss this bad boy as a dusty old man dram, check out some of the ways you can bring it into your home bar:

Drambuie: The Charming Scotsman - on VinePair