How to Make a Rusty Nail

by Contributor ; Updated September 28, 2017

How to Make a Rusty Nail. For those of you that lack a sweet tooth, ask the bartender to make a Rusty Nail. This dry cocktail will leave you without a tummy ache and, despite the name, you won't need a tetanus shot afterwards.

Fill an 8 oz. glass with ice.

Pour in scotch and Drambuie.

Twist the juice of one lemon wedge into the drink.

Drop the remnants of the lemon wedge into the drink as a garnish.


  • Use a fine scotch for best taste. When it comes to scotch, you get what you pay for.

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