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Citrus and Smoke

Serves 12 to 14 (makes 6 1/2 cups) (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Total Time
20 mins

Two kinds of Scotch and four kinds of citrus add up to a sophisticated cocktail, but the prep couldn't be easier. Mix a big batch and let guests pour their own.

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Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Karen Shinto
 2 1/4 cups blended Scotch whisky, such as Bank Note
 1/2 cup peaty single-malt Scotch whisky, such as Laphroaig 10 Year Old
 1 1/4 cups orange-flavored liqueur, such as Cointreau
 1 1/2 cups strained, freshly squeezed orange juice
 3/4 cup strained, freshly squeezed lemon juice
 1 1/2 teaspoons orange bitters, such as Regans'
 12 to 14 orange twists*, each 4 to 5 in. long and tied into a knot
Step 1

In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients except orange twists. Set out pitcher with a long spoon for stirring the mix, a bowl of ice with tongs, glasses, and a bowl of orange twists.

Step 2

*Make long, thin strips with a channel knife.

Step 3

Make ahead: The mix, chilled airtight up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Serves 12 to 14 (makes 6 1/2 cups) (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 193Calories from Fat 0.3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.1g1%

Saturated Fat 0.0g0%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 0.9mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 11g4%

Dietary Fiber 0.2g1%
Protein 0.3g1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.