The Sussex

A sparkling whisky cocktail with a dash of heat

It may look fresh and innocent, but The Sussex hides a spicy secret – the stimulating kick of red chilli.


  • 50ml/1.75fl oz Royal Salute 21yo Signature Blend
  • 10ml/0.35fl oz basil-infused Maraschino liqueur
  • 15ml/0.5fl oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 thin slice red chilli
  • 10ml/0.35fl oz pear syrup
  • Fresh soda water to top


  • • Combine all the ingredients except the soda water
  • • Shake with ice and strain into the glass
  • • Top with fresh soda and stir gently

At its best…

  • Served in a tumbler with a single cube of ice and garnished with a slice of pear. Ideal as a digestif at any time of the year.

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