The Scottish have given the world a couple of very enduring items, one being Presbyterianism, and the other Scotch whiskey. Although I have no particular use for the former, I find the latter quite endearing.
Sidebar: John Knox, the founder of Presbyterianism was some sort of uncle to James K. Polk who hailed from Tennessee, which is home to its own brand of delicious whiskey. If you can’t remember much about James K. Polk, here is a reminder:
There is no ginger ale here in Curl Nation Tropical Outpost #1, so we made it ourselves from scratch: fresh ginger, sugar, yeast, water, an empty 2 liter plastic bottle, and 24 hours or so.
The Presbyterian2-3 oz Scotch ginger ale
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add Scotch. Top with equal amounts of ginger ale and soda water. Drink. Repeat.