TGIF: The Farmer’s Son With Whiskey And Chartreuse

It wouldn’t be a TGIF without a cocktail! This whiskey and chartreuse concoction (aka The Farmer’s Son) was created by Toby Marshall over at popular Sydney bar, Palmer & Co. Calling upon his Grandfather’s heritage for inspiration, the drink uses “ingredients from different European countries” to deliver a smooth and zesty taste.

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45mL Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

15mL Cynar Liqueur

10mL Yellow Chartreuse

2 dashes of Fernet-Branca liqueur


  1. Add all ingredients to mixing glass.
  2. Stir with ice.
  3. Single strain into cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with lemon zest.

TGIF: The Early Bird Cocktail Recipe

Indulge yourself after a long, hard week with this creative and warming whisky, wine and egg yolk cocktail recipe by Dominique Cacioli from Melbourne’s, The Noble Experiment.

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Drawing inspiration for the cocktail from her father, Dominique said: “I based Early Bird on a traditional hot toddy and an old Italian favourite, Zabaglione (Marsala, egg yolks and sugar), bringing together one tradition with another to create a drink he loves.”


60mL Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Rich Oak

30mL hot water

15mL fresh lemon juice

5mL honey

2 egg yolks

1 cup sugar

1/3 cup Marsala wine

1/3 cup cold water


  1. Add egg yolk, sugar, cold water and Marsala into a bowl and whisk lightly.
  2. Warm mixture by putting the bowl over a saucepan of hot water. Keep whisking the mixture until it turns into a light custard. Pour the hot mixture into an iSi thermo cream gun. Charge once and shake well.
  3. Add all other ingredients to a small whisky sipper and stir until mixed.
  4. Take the iSi thermo cream gun and add approx 45mL of the hot foam on top of the drink.

Delicious 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


  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.

TGIF Delicious Whiskey Cocktail Ideas

Whiskey Sprite Lime Cocktail

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


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

TGIF Delicious Whiskey Cocktail Ideas

Blood Orange Whiskey Cocktail

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


  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.

TGIF Delicious Whiskey Cocktail Ideas

Cherry Whiskey Smash

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


  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.

TGIF Delicious Whiskey Cocktail Ideas

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TGIF: The Spirit Of Dublin Cocktail Recipe

Winter is the best time of year to enjoy a whiskey, with the dark spirit said to fight off even the nastiest of colds. If you don’t like your whiskey straight, however, this cocktail recipe (containing lemon and ginger tea) is the perfect alternative to help fight off those winter blues.

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Teeling small batch whiskey



Lime Juice

Lemon & ginger tea syrup (brewed tea with sugar syrup, cooled)


  1. Combine whiskey, lime juice, and lemon and ginger tea syrup into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Fill with ice and shake.
  3. Strain into tumbler and garnish with berries.

Recipe courtesy of Teeling Whiskey

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