Glasgow Cocktail Recipe

Glasgow cocktail recipe is a classic beverage which was first introduced in the 18th century. This extravagant drink is loved by many people and they prefer this recipe in their dinner menu. Whether it is summer or winter you can serve this amazing drink to your guest and acquire immense sum of praise. The ingredients used in this drink are easily available, but try using aged rum, because only then you can enjoy the real flavours of this beverage.

Serving Size: 4 servings
Preparation Time: 6 minutes


– ½ large wedge fresh lime
– 25 ml aged rum
– ½  lemon, juice
– ½  lemon zest
– 1 tsp caster sugar
– ½  pinch fresh nutmeg


  • 1

    Remember to thoroughly wash your work surface and also your hands before starting to prepare this recipe. You should also carefully wash or clean all of the glasses, utensils and other items that you will be using to put this drink together. Always keep your kitchen work area clean and free from any type of bacteria to avoid any health issues later.

  • 2

    Take a cocktail shaker if you have it, or you can also use an electrical blender, but make sure that you do not shake the liquids on high speed for a long period. You basically want a nice smooth texture to your mixture so check the consistency repeatedly while you are blending this mix.

  • 3

    Pour one by one all the ingredients in the cocktail shaker or in an electrical blender, stating from 25 ml rum, ½ lemon juice, ½ lemon zest, 1 table spoon sugar and in the end ½ pinch of nutmeg. If you want your cocktail to be light then reduce the amount of rum that you use in this recipe. This will not have a dramatic impact on the taste or flavour of the recipe.

  • 4

    Shake the ingredients properly so that the flavours get mixed well. If you are using an electrical blender then blend the ingredients at a low speed, for 8 seconds. You do not want your mixture to become watery so be sure not to over blend.

  • 5

    Now take beautiful cocktail glasses. The serving is for four so take four pretty glasses. You can use any type of glasses that you find convenient.

  • 6

    Put the strainer one by one over each glass and pour the drink in each one. Do not fill the glasses till the top and lastly you will garnish the glass with a lemon wedge. It is entirely up to you as to how you want garnish and serve this delightful drink. Your friends and family will have a great time sipping on this wonderful cocktail.

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