Old fashioned whisky cocktail in a glass with orange slice

Whisky cocktail recipes

Try making our favourite whisky cocktails with these easy recipes. We've got a warming hot toddy, a classic old fashioned and even a winter whiskey sour

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A traditional whisky cocktail with bitters, soda water and a simple orange garnish. Serve in a tumbler with plenty of ice

5 mins
Easy
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This classic bourbon cocktail takes a festive turn with a splash of orange juice and edible gold glitter - perfect for Christmas parties

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Add a twist to an old fashioned and use elderflower cordial in place of the usual orange. It’s a sophisticated cocktail to add to a dinner party

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Whisky cocktails don’t come much more refreshing than a mint julep. Serve over mounds of crushed ice and top with freshly picked garden mint

5 mins
Easy
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Gluten-free
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Get a kick of coffee and subtle hint of honey sweetness in this simple whisky cocktail made with punchy bitters

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Warm up with a hot toddy. The combination of whisky, honey, lemon, cinnamon and cloves really packs a punch and is great for entertaining in winter

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Indulge in a classic sazerac cocktail, with whiskey, absinthe, bitters and an orange garnish. Try on the rocks if you’d prefer

10 mins
Easy
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Gluten-free
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Make use of earthy poitín – an Irish spirit – it works particularly well with the spiciness of American rye whiskey and the herbal chartreuse. A lovely pre-dinner tipple

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Dust off that cocktail shaker and mix yourself – or your dinner party guests – a classic whiskey sour. You can make it without egg white, but it won't be as silky

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve this zingy cocktail, with crème de cacao and grenadine, with a twist of pared orange zest for a stylish party drink

5 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

If you're a whiskey lover, you'll love this sweet manhattan, made with whiskey, vermouth and bitters. Serve with a maraschino cherry and a twist of lemon

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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Mix whiskey, cognac and absinthe with bitters to make this chic cocktail, adapted from Cecil Beaton’s Cocktail Book, produced by the National Portrait Gallery in collaboration with Claridge’s

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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