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Pineapple Peat – A Peated Scotch Cocktail


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Who’s up for trying a peated scotch cocktail? I wanted to try my hand at making a peated scotch cocktail that was unique. With the help of my cocktail tasting wife, Karlynn, I’ve managed to do so and let me tell you, this cocktail is damn good if I say so myself. I call it the Pineapple Peat and I think you are going to love it too.

Peated Scotch Cocktail
Peated Scotch Cocktail

Here’s the skinny. We’ve taken one of my favorite scotch whiskies and combined it with Lime Juice, Ginger Bitters, Pineapple Juice and Agave Nectar to come up with this cocktail.

I’ve loved peated scotch whiskies since I first tried Laphroaig at the recommendation of a store employee when I was first getting into cocktails. The smoke flavor from the peat and the smoothness of this scotch whisky are what make it so damn good.

There are, of course, a large range of peated scotch whiskies out there and sadly, I haven’t had a chance to try them all yet. You can use any peated scotch whisky for this drink but I recommend Laphroaig Select which is what I used.

Pineapple Peat - A Peated Scotch Cocktail featuring Laphroaig Select.

The folks at Laphroaig were nice enough to send me a bottle to try, which I used to make this cocktail. They even did some nice branding for me which is cool.

Pineapple Peat - A Peated Scotch Cocktail featuring Laphroaig Select.

To make this cocktail, you will need pineapple juice, Laphroaig Select (peated scotch), ginger bitters, agave nectar and lime juice.

I’d love it if you could help me get the word out about this cocktail and share it with friends & family that love scotch (or cocktails for that matter!).  You can do that by either pinning the image below to your cocktails or drinks board or sharing this post on Facebook. Thanks in advance! Scroll down for the recipe!

Pineapple Peat - Peated Scotch Cocktail featuring Laphroaig

If you love scotch like I do, I’ve got a great article all about the best Scotch glasses to enjoy your scotch with.

Here’s the recipe!

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Pineapple Peat - A Laphoaig Cocktail

My Pineapple Peat cocktail is (or scotchtail) made with peated scotch, lime and pineapple juice to name a few ingredients. It's one of the best scotch cocktails you'll ever try.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Karlynn Johnston


  • 4 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 3 oz. Laphroaig Select scotch
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 4 tbsp. agave nectar
  • 4 dashes of ginger bitters


  1. Combine ingredients in a Boston Shaker with ice.
  2. Shake until cold.
  3. Pour into two glasses.
  4. Enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Makes two drinks because nobody wants to drink alone.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 231kcal, Carbohydrates: 31g, Sodium: 4mg, Potassium: 73mg, Sugar: 26g, Vitamin C: 10.1mg, Calcium: 7mg, Iron: 0.2mg

All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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  1. Chris Adlus says

    Sounds good and am going to try it soon.

    Just fyi you spelled it incorrectly as “Laphoaig” in the recipe title and Nutrition Facts…

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