McTavish Pear Smash

  • 2 ounces McTavish Whiskey
  • 1 ripe pear, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 ounce  of fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce of syrup
  • few sprigs of rosemary
  • ice cubes
  • club soda (optional, for topping)
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the diced pear and fresh rosemary sprigs until well mashed.
  2. Add the whiskey, lemon juice, and syrup to the shaker.
  3. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to chill the mixture.
  4. Strain the cocktail into a glass filled with ice.
  5. Optionally, top with a splash of club soda for some effervescence.
  6. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a pear slice