Ol’ Poet’s Smoke

Jessie Duré, Chumley's | New York

The Ol’ Poet’s Smoke—a mix of Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve, honey, lemon and Amaro Montenegro—is one of several drink’s in the Scotch highballs section of the cocktail menu at the revamp of Chumley’s. According to critic Robert Simonson, “It’s what a Penicillin cocktail would be if it was a highball.”


Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces Glenlivet Founder's Reserve
  • 1/2 ounce Amaro Montenegro
  • 3/4 ounce lemon
  • 1/2 ounce honey syrup, (2:1, honey:water)
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • soda water, to top

  1. Add all ingredients to a highball glass.
  2. Add ice, and top with soda.