5 Best Whisky Cocktails You Shouldn’t Miss Out On
Knowing how to make a good whisky cocktail is the bedrock of being a true gentleman (in addition to being able to change a tire and start a fire). Below are 5 Best whisky cocktails you should try at home with your friends and family.
5 Best whisky cocktails
1. The Rob Roy Whisky Cocktail
Stir 45ml scots Highland Whisky, 25ml sweet vermouth and a good dash of Angostura bitters vigorously over ice. Then strain into a cocktail or over ice into a tumbler, and garnish. To make it “dry”, replace the sweet vermouth with dry vermouth. To make it “perfect”, make up the 25ml of vermouth by mixing equal parts of sweet and dry.
2. The Brian Collins Cocktail
Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour in 50ml scots highland whisky, 25ml lemon juice and 10 ml sugar syrup. Stir well to combine and top up with soda water. Garnish with a slice of lemon and serve.
3. The Ginger Whisky Cocktail
Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour 2-3 ounce Scots Highland whisky into glass. Top with ginger ale. Squeeze and float a lime wedge in the glass.
The amount of whiskey can vary depending on your personal taste (and size of your glass). Pour in the amount that works for you!
4. Whisky Mojito
Muddle together 5ml of fresh mint, 1tsp sugar and 5ml lime juice in a tall glass and Load with ice,
Add 50ml scots highland whisky and top up with 60ml soda water.
5. The Whisky Sour Cocktail
Add blended Scotch whisky, lemon juice and honey-ginger syrup to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Top with peated single malt and garnish with a piece of candied ginger or lemon zest.