Planet Ardbeg - Take it with a Grain of Sand

“Take it with a Grain of Sand”, by Emma Ríos, captures the complex peaty essence of Ardbeg Ten Years Old, and tells of a mystical quest through a land lost to time.

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Artist Bio: Emma Ríos

Emma Ríos is a Spanish comic artist, writer and editor with an international presence in the comics industry. She has worked for some of the largest American comics publishers, including Marvel, Image, and Boom! Studios. Her artwork has appeared in such titles as Pretty Deadly, I.D. and Mirror.

 

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Emma Ríos

If you look at the palette and you look at the shapes, both are inspired by Ardbeg Ten Years Old.

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Emma Ríos

Taste the story

Genie’s Toffee

Silky smooth and viscous, this cocktail is a dream come true. Inspired by “Take it with a Grain of Sand” and infused with the legendary power of Ardbeg Ten Years Old, the flavour whirls through you like sand whipped by a cold wind.

Ingredients

60 ml Ardbeg 10
15 ml amaretto
1 dash Scrappy’s Chocolate bitters
1 Dash Scrappy’s lime bitters
1 pinch Black Sea salt

Garnish

Express orange peel over the top of the cocktail and serve with a piece of toffee.

Serve

Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass thoroughly for proper dilution. Fine strain over a large ice cube. Rocks glass.

Made with

Ardbeg Ten Years Old

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