It could be because it’s getting chilly and we’re drawn to drinks with warming whisky and lemon. Perhaps it’s the fact that this cocktail has a puzzling, medicinal name that makes you want to find out more. Or it could just be that it tastes bloody good.

Whatever the reason, the Penicillin – an Everleigh specialty – is having a moment right now. “It’s probably the most popular one on our delivery menu,” says Michael Madrusan, who co-founded the popular Melbourne bar (as well as Heartbreaker and Bar Margaux).

In the video above, Madrusan shows us how to make the cocktail at home with lemon, honey, ginger syrup and Copper Dog Whisky.

This article is produced by Broadsheet in partnership with Copper Dog Whisky. Drink responsibly.