Whiskey Cocktail Ideas

Whether you love it or hate it, you have to try these whiskey cocktails the next time you’re entertaining friends and family. Not only do they add the perfect finishing touches to any get-together, but they take less than 5 minutes to create. Enjoy!

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Blushing Whiskey Sour

Ingredients: blackberries, simple lemon syrup, Irish whiskey, crushed ice

Method:

  1. All of the ingredients into a shaker and shake until the blackberries have softened.
  2.  Strain into a glass with crushed ice, then garnish with additional blackberries.

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Whiskey Sprite Lime Cocktail

Ingredients: ice, Irish whiskey, Sprite, soda water, lime wedge

Method:

  1. Pour the whiskey over ice and add the Sprite and soda water.
  2. Stir, then squeeze a lime wedge into the glass.

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Blood Orange Whiskey Cocktail

Ingredients: whiskey, blood orange juice, lemon juice, agave nectar, orange bitter, thyme

Method:

  1. Add the whiskey, blood orange juice, lemon juice, agave nectar and bitters into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain then pour into a glass, garnish with thyme.

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Cherry Whiskey Smash

Ingredients: whiskey, cherry juice, Amaretto, Ginger Brandy, cherry cola, maraschino cherries

Method:

  1. Place some cherries into the bottom of a glass, then muddle until they become soft. Add some ice into the glass.
  2. In a cocktail shaker add the whiskey, cherry juice, amaretto and brandy. Top off with cherry cola and stir. Add some extra cherries to garnish.

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