Whiskey / Whisky Drink Recipes
This prohibition era cocktail was named after the 1922 film Blood and Sand, the story of a young boy who becomes a famous bull fighter staring Rudolph Valentino.
It seems like an odd mixture, but it works. What you get is a well balanced drink with a hint of fruitiness and some kick.
Top bartender Dale DeGroff tells the the story of how he thought it would be “godawful” until he tried it. So good, … Read more
Courtesy of Chivas Regal.
1 ¼ oz Chivas Regal 12 yo
Dash cinnamon syrup
2 oz apple juice
Build all the ingredients in an old-fashioned glass and add ice cubes. (Cinnamon syrup can be made by mixing equal parts of powder sugar and warm water. Heat with a stick of cinnamon and let rest until cold, when the cinnamon will have infused fully). Garnish with a pinch of Cinnamon powder, flamed.… Read more
1 part whiskey or bourbon
½ part Hiram Walker pumpkin spice liqueur
¼ part chai
1–½ part heavy whipping cream
Cinnamon & sugar for rim garnish
Place liquids in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into a cocktail glass rimmed with cinnamon and sugar.
Rocky Mountain Ginger Crisp
1 part premium whiskey
½ part Hiram Walker gingerbread liqueur
1-½ part apricot nectar
1-½ part sparkling … Read more
Celsius Cocktails, a pop-up cocktail bar in Bryant Park in New York City is offering warm winter drinks made with Kahlúa s rich blend of vanilla and 100% arabica coffee beans. If you’re in Manhattan this season, stop by, I hear the cocktails are reasonable ($8–$12) but if not, the recipes below will help keep you warm. Courtesy of Kahlúa.
1 part Kahlúa Mocha
1 part Absolut Vanilla
Combine ingredients … Read more
This fall cranberry cocktail is perfect for Thanksgiving. It’s light enough that it won’t compete with a plate full of turkey and mashed potatoes. But the unique mixture of cranberry, honey, bourbon, green tea and ginger ale is full enough to satisfy the taste buds.
Name your poison! Named after a beautiful but deadly plant, this drink has a dark color that hints at something sinister. But don’t worry, instead of using poisonous flowers or berries, we used black currant juice and black currant liqueur (also known as crème de cassis).
The word “punch” is derived from the Hindu word “panch or paunch” meaning “5”. Thus, there are typically five main components to a punch- Spirits, spice, citrus, water (or other dillutant, eg. Tea) and a sweetener. This is a modern interpretation of this classic 17th/18th century “punch service” style of imbibing. Courtesy of Domaine de Canton.