Easy and delicious whisky and bourbon cocktail recipes to make at home
19 May 2020, 14:49 | Updated: 19 May 2020, 14:59
There's more ways to enjoy whisky than just on ice with a splash of water - find new ways to enjoy this versatile Scottish spirit and its American counterpart.
May 16 is World Whisky Day, but you can celebrate any day of the year with one of these easy and tasty cocktails.
There's sure to be a recipe that uses up what you have in the cupboards - and if you don't have the exact ingredients, feel free to experiment and improvise.
45ml Bulleit Bourbon
1 bottle of craft beer such as Hop House
Pour Bulleit into a tasting glass. Serve with beer and enjoy responsibly.
Roe & Coffee
40ml Roe & Co
60ml freshly brewed americano coffee
10ml sugar syrup\15ml fresh lightly whipped cream
Grated nutmeg and 3 coffee beans
Heat an Irish coffee glass with boiling water. Once heated, empty the water out, add 60ml of freshly brewed hot coffee along with the syrup, then stir lightly.
Pour in 40ml of Roe & Co and layer whipped fresh cream lightly on top.
Garnish with 3 coffee beans and a light dusting of grated nutmeg.
The English Outlaw
60ml Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky
1 x bar spoon of marmalade
1 x dash of Aromatic Bitters
Dissolve the marmalade in Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky, add Vermouth and dash of Aromatic Bitters, stir down with ice and fine strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with cherries; Maraschino if you have them in the cupboard!
Talisker World Whisky Day Storr Highball
50ml Talisker 10 Year Old
200ml London Essence Peach and Jasmine Soda
A pinch of salt
1 slice of peach, to garnish
Add Talisker into a glass with ice cubes. Add London Essence and Jasmine Soda. Stir and add a pinch of salt. Garnish with a slice of peach.
Cotswolds Whisky Highball
50ml Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky
Fill a highball glass with ice and add Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky. Top with soda water and garnish with whatever inspires you from your kitchen or garden a slice of lemon or orange or a sprig of rosemary.