It’s Been a Long Week: Dewar’s 12 Penicillin

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Cesarin Mateo.

As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.


Dewar’s 12 Penicillin

With its namesake liquor experiencing an additional 6 months of aging post-maturation, Dewar’s 12 Penicillin is a powerful cocktail packed full of barley malt perfection—a mixer not for the faint of heart.



  • 1.5 oz. Dewar’s 12 Blended Scotch Whiskey
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon juice
  • 0.75 oz. Honey
  • Smoky Islay Whisky
  • Candied ginger

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Dewar’s 12, Nature Nate’s, and Smokey Joe.


Combine ingredients, shake, and strain. Aromatize with Smoky Islay Whisky and garnish with candied ginger.