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6 Delectable Whiskey Recipes For Your Next Gathering

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May 17, 2024 at 2:32 PM PST
Updated on May 17, 2024 at 2:35 PM PST
Bar Whiskey Recipes

6 Delectable Whiskey Recipes For Your Next Gathering

By
May 17, 2024 at 2:32 PM PST
Updated on May 17, 2024 at 2:35 PM PST

Whiskey, often referred to as the “water of life,” is a versatile and beloved spirit enjoyed by many around the world. Its rich and complex flavor blend makes it a favorite base for an array of cocktails, from classic, to adventurous and everything in between. Whether you are a whiskey connoisseur or a novice looking to expand your cocktail repertoire, there is surely a whiskey to your taste.

Lets break down six delectable whiskey recipes and how to mix each one in simple steps.

Classic Old Fashioned

Ingredients:
– 2 oz whiskey (bourbon or rye)
– 1 sugar cube
– 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
– Orange twist (for garnish)
– Ice

Instructions:
1. Place the sugar cube in an Old Fashioned glass.
2. Add the bitters onto the sugar cube.
3. Muddle the sugar cube and bitters until the sugar is dissolved.
4. Fill the glass with ice cubes.
5. Pour the whiskey over the ice.
6. Stir gently to combine.
7. Garnish with an orange twist.

Whiskey Sour

Ingredients:
– 2 oz whiskey (bourbon works well)
– 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
– 1/2 oz simple syrup
– Ice
– Lemon wheel and cherry (for garnish)

Instructions:
1. Fill a shaker with ice.
2. Add the whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
3. Shake well until chilled.
4. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
5. Garnish with a lemon wheel and cherry.

Manhattan

Ingredients:
– 2 oz rye whiskey
– 1 oz sweet vermouth
– 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
– Ice
– Maraschino cherry (for garnish)

Instructions:
1. Fill a mixing glass with ice.
2. Add the rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters.
3. Stir well until chilled.
4. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
5. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Irish Coffee

Ingredients:
– 1 1/2 oz Irish whiskey
– 1 tsp brown sugar
– Freshly brewed hot coffee
– Heavy cream, lightly whipped

Instructions:
1. Preheat a glass by filling it with hot water, then empty it.
2. Add the brown sugar to the glass.
3. Pour in the Irish whiskey.
4. Fill the glass with hot coffee, leaving some space at the top.
5. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
6. Gently pour the lightly whipped cream over the back of a spoon to float on top.
7. Do not stir; drink the coffee through the cream.

Mint Julep

Ingredients:
– 2 oz bourbon
– 1 tsp powdered sugar
– 2 tsp water
– 4-5 fresh mint leaves
– Crushed ice
– Mint sprig (for garnish)

Instructions:
1. In a julep cup or rocks glass, muddle the mint leaves, sugar, and water.
2. Fill the glass with crushed ice.
3. Pour the bourbon over the ice.
4. Stir until the glass is frosted on the outside.
5. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Whiskey Smash

Ingredients:
– 2 oz bourbon or rye whiskey
– 3/4 oz simple syrup
– Half a lemon, cut into wedges
– 4-5 fresh mint leaves
– Ice
– Mint sprig and lemon wheel (for garnish)

Instructions:
1. In a shaker, muddle the lemon wedges and mint leaves.
2. Add the whiskey and simple syrup.
3. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well.
4. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
5. Garnish with a mint sprig and lemon wheel.

Whiskeys are as versatile as flavorful, offering something for every occasion. All these recipes we have curated for you are sure to endear you to this larger-than-life spirit. Grab your favorite whiskey and try out these recipes at your next night-out or casual evening.



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