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Whisky cocktail recipes

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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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  • Old fashioned

    Old fashioned

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Winter whiskey sour

    Winter whiskey sour

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Irish whiskey old fashioned served in a tumbler glass

    Irish whiskey old fashioned

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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

  • A jar serving a mint julep cocktail

    Mint julep

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Boozy dark delight cocktail served in a short glass with chocolate shavings on top

    Boozy dark delight

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    Enjoy this night-cap cocktail to round off your evening. Made with stout, whisky and orange liqueur, it's smooth and rich – ideal for cooler evenings

  • Iced coffee cocktail in glass with a citrus peel garnish

    Ramune iced coffee

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Get a kick of coffee and subtle hint of honey sweetness in this simple whisky cocktail made with punchy bitters

  • Two hot toddies in tall glasses on a silver serving dish

    Hot toddy

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Sazerac in glass with orange peel garnish


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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

  • Cocktail in glass with edible flower


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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

  • Whiskey sour served in a tumbler garnished with a cherry

    Whiskey sour

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    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

  • Bourbon cocktail

    Bourbon cocktail

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • A cocktail glass serving a sweet manhattan

    Sweet manhattan cocktail

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Claridge’s sazerac in a tumbler

    Claridge’s sazerac

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    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

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