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Black Tartan Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Black Tartan, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Scotch, Irish Whiskey, Drambuie, or Kahlua, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Black Tartan Cocktail Description

The Black Tartan falls under the Other/Unknown and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Old-fashioned glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Experience the craftsmanship behind the Black Tartan, a symphony of 4 ingredients such as Scotch, Irish whiskey, Drambuie, Kahlua. It’s a blend that transcends the ordinary, taking you on a journey of sensory delight. Explore related masterpieces like Nuts and Berries #3, Plead the 5th, Rearbuster to continue this journey.

Black Tartan Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Black Tartan, you will need the following:

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Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Black Tartan Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Black Tartan cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by vigorously shaking the following ingredients: 1 part Scotch (Johnnie Walker Black), 1 part Irish whiskey, 1 part Drambuie, 1 1/2 part Kahlua. Once blended to perfection, pour into the old-fashioned glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Black Tartan Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
400.0 0.0 100.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Black Tartan are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Black Tartan Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Scotch, Irish Whiskey, Drambuie, and Kahlua.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Black Tartan.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Black Tartan cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Scotch 120 times 0.73%
Irish Whiskey 83 times 0.51%
Drambuie 26 times 0.16%
Kahlua 388 times 2.37%

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Black Tartan FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Black Tartan Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Black Tartan.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Black Tartan?
  • A: The ingredients include Scotch, Irish Whiskey, Drambuie, and Kahlua, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Black Tartan cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Old-fashioned glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 464 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 2.84% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Black Tartan cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Black Tartan is the perfect addition to any occasion.