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Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

Whiskey is a great spirit to mix into cocktails. Its profile compliments a number of flavors from fruity to sweet to dry. The recipes in this collection all include whiskey and are some of our favorite drinks.

You will find that the majority of cocktails call specifically for a certain style of whiskey and those recipes can be found in the links below. For cocktails that use a 'generic' whiskey, try a blended, Canadian, bourbon, or rye whiskey, keeping in mind that each will bring its own characteristics to the drink.

  1. Bourbon Cocktail Recipes (108)
  2. Canadian Whisky Cocktail Recipes (24)
  3. Flavored Whiskey Cocktail Recipes (8)
  4. Irish Whiskey Cocktail Recipes (36)
  5. Rye Whiskey Cocktail Recipes (46)
  6. Scotch Cocktail Recipes (36)
  7. Whiskey Shooter Recipes (5)

10 Whiskey Cocktails to Try
There are many great whiskey cocktails, but where to start? This list includes 10 of the cocktails you should try at least once.

Algonquin Cocktail
rye whiskey, dry vermouth, pineapple juice

5 Easy Whiskey Cocktails Video
Whiskey mixes great with different drinks and juices. Check out this video with 5 easy whiskey cocktail recipes that are great to serve at your next cocktail party. Learn how to pour, stir, and shake your cocktails like a pro. Cocktails included: Old-Fashioned (text recipe), Manhattan (text recipe), Presbyterian (text recipe), Whiskey Sour (text recipe), and Velvet Devil.

Autumn Delight
whiskey, apple cider, cinnamon

Chartreuse Soleil
whiskey, yellow Chartreuse

Fancy Whiskey
blended whiskey, triple sec, bitters

Frisco Sour
blended whiskey, Benedictine, lemon juice, lime juice

Grand Manhattan Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Grand Marnier, sweet vermouth, orange juice

Highball
whiskey, ginger ale

Hot Apple Toddy
whiskey or apple brandy, honey, hot apple cider

Hot Buttered Whiskey
whiskey, butter, brown sugar, agave nectar, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, clove

Hot Toddy
whiskey, tea, honey, lemon

Hunter's Cocktail
whiskey, cherry brandy

Cinnaster Jack (shooter)
Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Tuaca Cinnaster, apple juice

Imperial Fizz
blended whiskey, lemon juice, soda

Jack O' Lantern
Tennessee whiskey, absinthe, orange bitters, sugar cubes

Centennial Punch
pineapple-infused whiskey, coriander-pineapple syrup, lemon juice, fresh pineapple

Jack-O-Lantern Cocktail
Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Chambord liqueur, simple syrup, lemon juice, mint, oranges

Lower Calorie Whiskey Sour
whiskey, lemon juice, Sprite Zero, Splenda sweetener

Lynchburg Lemonade
Jack Daniels whiskey, triple sec, sweet and sour mix, lemon-lime soda

Whiskey Sour
bourbon, lemon juice

Manhattan
whiskey, sweet vermouth

Manhattan Love Story
New York Whiskey, sake, ginger liqueur, Peychaud bitters

New York Cocktail
blended whiskey, grenadine, lemon juice

Presbyterian
whiskey, club soda, ginger ale

Rising Sun Cocktail
Suntory Japanese Whisky, Vya dry vermouth, pinot noir juice, orange bitters

Rocky Mountain Ginger Crisp
whiskey, gingerbread liqueur, apricot nectar, sparkling sake

Saratoga Cocktail
whiskey, brandy, vermouth, Angostura bitters

Cocoa Old Fashioned
chocolate infused rye whiskey, brandied cherry, orange, demerara syrup, Xocolatl Mole bitters

Seven and Seven
Seagram's 7 whiskey, 7-Up

Soul Kiss
whiskey, dry vermouth, Dubonnet, orange juice

Survival Punch
whiskey, peach schnapps, orange and cranberry juices, velvet falernum, blood orange bitters, rosemary

Tornado
whiskey, vodka, rum, tequila, cola, sugar

Torri Toddy
whiskey, lemon juice, honey, Yellow Chartreuse, Angostura bitters, chrysanthemum tea

Whiskey Daisy
whiskey, Grand Marnier, lemon juice, simple syrup, club soda

Whiskey Cobbler
whiskey, simple syrup, fruit

Menage a XXX Cocktail
XXX Shine Salted Caramel Whiskey, cream liqueur, dark and white creme de cacao chocolate liqueurs

Whiskey Punch
whiskey, sugar, hot water, lemon

Whispers of the Frost
whiskey, sherry, port

The Best Superbowl Whiskies for Green Bay Packers Fans
With Superbowl XLV looking to be the greatest Superbowl ever played and featuring two of the National Football League's most iconic teams in the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers, whiskey fans will have a lot to cheer about on February 6th. As a Green Bay Packers fan, it will be exciting to watch Aaron Rodgers step up into Packer...

Old Pal Cocktail
Canadian whisky, dry vermouth, Campari

Scotch Lassie
Scotch, ginger liqueur, lime juice, apricot liqueur, Prosecco

Rusty Nail
scotch, Drambuie

Forty Creek Caesar
Canadian whisky, clamato juice, tomato juice, Tabasco hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, Italian dressing, Montreal Steak Sauce, celery salt

Green Dublin Apple Cocktail
Irish whiskey, sour apple schnapps, white cranberry juice

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