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Homemade Drambui Recipe

You can use this recipe as a base for your own version of this classic Scottish liqueur. Play around with the flavors. You can also add ingredients like angelica root, star anise, fennel, nutmeg, and saffron. 
Maturing Time14 d
Course: Alcoholic drink
Cuisine: Scottish
Keyword: Drambuie
Servings: 1 Bottle
Author: Paromita Datta


  • 750 ml whiskey
  • 6 oz honey
  • Zest of one small lemon
  • Zest from half an orange
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 fresh rosemary sprig


  • Put all the ingredients in the bottle and allow it to sit for two weeks. Shake, strain, and drink neat or on the rocks. 
    Whiskey being poured into a whiskey glass with ice cubes in it