Whiskey Recipes

Ghoul-Aid

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Ingredients:
1 part Canadian Club Classic 12 Whisky
3-4 parts Cranberry juice
Splash of Grenadine

Directions:
Add ingredients to a tall glass filled with ice, stir and serve.

Courtesy of Canadian Club Whisky.… Read more

Bloody Sunday

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This Halloween Basil Hayden’s teamed up with Daniel Hyatt, one of San Francisco’s top mixologists, to create the ultimate Halloween treat. Daniel’s Bloody Sunday combines zesty orange juice, the floral aromas of crème de violette, and Basil Hayden’s Bourbon to create an enchanting cocktail that is bursting with flavor.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
1/2 part orange juice
1/2 part grenadine
1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters
1 barspoon of Crème de Violette
1/2 vanilla … Read more

The Scotchsicle

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Ingredients:
2 oz Glenrothes Select Reserve
1 oz Combier Orange Liqueur
3/4 oz vanilla syrup
3/4 oz orange juice

Directions:
Shake and strain neat into a cocktail glass, garnish with a light dusting of powdered cinnamon.

Courtesy of The Glenrother.

    Want to make you own Vanilla Syrup? Here’s how!
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Thistle Cocktail

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz scotch
1 oz sweet vermouth
Dashes Angostura Bitters

Directions:
Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into a chilled martini or cocktail glass.… Read more

The Real McCoy

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Ingredients:
1.5 parts Canadian Club 6 Year Old
4 parts club soda

Directions:
Add ingredients over ice in a rocks glass.

Courtesy of Canadian Club Whisky.… Read more

Belle Femme

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Ingredients:
1 part Canadian Club 6 Year Old
1 part Dubonnet Rouge
Orange peel, garnish

Directions:
Stir with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a small wheel of orange peel.

Courtesy of Canadian Club Whisky.… Read more

The Boss

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1 part Harvey’s Bristol Cream
2 parts Canadian Club 6 Year Old
2 dashes Orange Bitters
Maraschino cherry for garnish

Shake Harvey’s Bristol Cream, Canadian Club and bitters with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a lowball (rocks) glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry.

courtesy Canadian Club Whisky… Read more

Lucky’s Manhattan

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Inspired by HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and the Lucky Luciano character played by Vincent Piazza. The cocktail combines Basil Hayden’s warm and spicy Super-Premium bourbon with sweet maple syrup and a cherry for a wonderful libation to enjoy during the show!

Ingredients:
1½ parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
½ part sweet vermouth
½ part dry vermouth
½ part maple syrup
2 dashes of bitters

Directions:
Stir together the bourbon, vermouths, maple syrup and bitters over ice in … Read more

Night on the Town

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Inspired by Cynar, I concocted this after-dinner variation on the Manhattan cocktail.

Cynar is a bitter liqueur made from artichokes and herbs, so this has a little bit of a vegetal flavor you don’t normally find in a Manhattan. It’s a digestif, meaning you drink it after a meal.

Don’t let the artichoke thing scare you! Cynar is a complex bitter that really adds some oomph to your drink. I imagine drinking it after a … Read more

Pau Hana Cocktails for the Tin Man Triathlete

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Friday means end of work week and time to kickback. We’re continuing with our drink menus from Tim Rita, mixologist extraordinaire at the Halekulani Hotel in Waikiki. Here’s a flight of three drinks he created in honor of the Tin Man Triathlon, a lightweight race that is a tongue-in-cheek node to the more prominent Iron Man on the Big Island.  (FYI, this post is from our friends at the Hawaii travel zine Hawaiirama – part … Read more

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