Won’t it be so exciting and much fun to try out a couple of things with our whiskeys? Cut lose your imagination and let your creativity develop wings; there is no holding back on how creative you can be with your favourite whisky.
You can now get your old-fashioned whiskey to taste like new with a little imagination. There are just as many good drinks out there as there are some terrible ones; but finding the right whiskey recipes can be daunting.
Of course, it is easier to beat your chest and declare that there are online resources available to you, but how about sifting the grain from the chaff?
From the classic to the very latest concoction, we have got you covered with some of the most fascinating recipes.
In no particular order, we present you with 101 whiskey recipes.
This recipe is going to hit you if you aren’t quick enough because it goes down with so much ease. For this recipe, you will need 2 cups of whiskey, 26 slices of oranges, 26maraschino cherries, 3 (12 fluid ounce) cansfrozen orange juice concentrate, thawed, 18 cups of water, and 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed. View recipe here.
This recipe was named after the title character in a Sir Walter Scott novel, Rob Roy was a Robin Hood-like figure. Pour Scotch and vermouth into a glass with ice cubes; then shake in bitters, stir, and garnish with a maraschino cherry. View recipe here.
Lynchburg Lemonade Cocktail
This recipe was named after the hometown of the Jack Daniels distillery. It is a refreshing mix of whiskey, lemon lime soda, triple sec, and sour mix. View recipe here.
Original Irish Cream
Combines heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, Irish whiskey, instant coffee, chocolate syrup, vanilla extract, and almond extract all in a blender, and blend for 20 to 30 seconds. View recipe here.
Looking for something to warm you up in a cold winter evening? Then try this recipe. Pour the honey, boiling water, and whiskey into a mug, then spice it with the cloves and cinnamon, and put in the slice of lemon. View recipe here.
Though, this recipe could take a while to prepare, but the memory lingers for a long time too because it is one of the best. In a large bowl or container, mix together the orange juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, pineapple juice, sugar, tea, and whiskey. View recipe here.
This is the perfect recipe for the holiday, try it and thank me later. In a saucepan over low heat, stir together the half-and-half and sugar. View recipe here.
Pour in the sweet vermouth and whiskey and splash on 2 dashes of bitters after filling your cocktail shaker with ice. View recipe here.
Sometimes you have got to give yourself a nice treat because if you don’t, no one would. This recipe fits in perfectly into that description, and you deserve every bit of it. View recipe here.
Do you have some someone you would love to sedate? Then this is the perfect recipe. Pour boiling water into a mug, and place the tea bag into steep for about a minute. View recipe here.
Red Apple Martini
The thought of it is so exciting; it is one of my favourites, and I am sure you are already falling in love with it. Fill a drink shaker with ice, and pour in the sour apple schnapps, whiskey, and cranberry juice. View recipe here.
Classic Whiskey Sour
Here comes the good old recipe that has stood the test of time. Combine the simple syrup, lemon juice and whiskey in a shaker, then fill with ice, cover and shake for about 30 seconds, until the shaker is frosty. View recipe here.
Classic Old Fashioned
Perhaps, the best classic bourbon cocktail; it was invented in in Louisville KY. Pour the simple syrup, water, and bitters into a whiskey glass, and stir to combine, then place the ice cubes in the glass. View recipe here.
Fill mug with coffee, and combine Irish cream and Irish whiskey, and top with a dab of whipped cream and a dash of nutmeg. View recipe here.
This recipe sounds as fascinating as the name; ‘bourbolicious.’ Forget about the name and help yourself to this recipe that is great when made with citrus herbal tea. View recipe here.
Irish Car Bomb II
This recipe tastes just like a chocolate milkshake, and is a great beverage for St. Patrick’s Day Parties. View recipe here.
One of my favourites, best served either up or on the rock. Place ice in a mixing glass, pour in vermouth, then whiskey, and stir. View recipe here.
Hop, Sip and Go Naked
I guess the message is clearly stated in the name of the recipe; it’s not one for the weak-hearted. Don’t drive after taking this as it is one of the strongest recipes available. View recipe here.
Great recipe either as a nightcap or pre-dinner drink; it features almond flavour Amaretto, which softens the bite of the scotch. View recipe here.
You probably won’t be able to find your legs after taking this because it goes down smoother. Fill a highball glass with ice, and pour in the Canadian whiskey, coffee liqueur and root beer. View recipe here.
Liquid Hot Apple Pie
Serve this warm or cold during winter or at other times, and you will be glad you did. In a large pot, combine the apple juice, ginger ale and brown sugar. View recipe here.
This tastes much better with equal parts of crown, amaretto, and cranberry juice. It has the ability to wipe your doubts if there were any; and best part is that it is easy to prepare. View recipe here.
Don’s Friend Tonja’s Cousin Toni’s Boyfriend’s Grandmother’s Eggnog
This is one of the oldest recipes, and is actually an update on an older one, which called for half milk and half cream. It is a great recipe every lover of eggnog won’t want to miss out on. View recipe here.
Looking for a perfect drink for those hot summer nights? You have got a companion in this drink. Shaking or stirring this will produce almost similar results and great taste. View recipe here.
Betty’s Famous Eggnog
Could very well be rated as one of the best eggnog recipes around; taste it just once, and you probably won’t forget it in a hurry. View recipe here.
This is for those looking for the old-fashioned way of classic cocktails. Rye whisky gives it a distinctive edge, and of course, don’t forget those bitters. View recipe here.
This is a homemade recipe, which originated from the island of St. Michael in the Azores. Prepare this during the holiday, and you will be glad you did. View recipe here.
Hot Irish Whiskey
It’s truly hot, and is a bit similar to the Scottish toddy. It is also great for guys with flu. You can also give it a try if you feel under the weather. View recipe here.
This is the perfect drink when you have your friends around you. It is something worth trying when you want a quick buzz; give it a shot when you have a party, I am sure it’s going to be a huge it! View recipe here.
This is not a bad shot for those who have had a long day at work. Stir or shake, it provides almost similar satisfaction; but the choice is all yours. View recipe here.
Irish Car Bomb II
Like a bomb, this recipe is bound to throw you off ‘balance.’ However, it is not a bomb just yet until you have added Bailey’s Irish Cream in the shot glass. View recipe here.
The Manhattan is a classic cocktail, which probably dates back to the late 1800s. It’s made with a bracing mixture of bourbon or rye whiskey mixed with sweet vermouth and a dash of Angostura bitters. View recipe here.
You just can’t help but fall in love with a good Manhattan when you see one. Place ice into a shaker, and pour the vermouth and bourbon over the ice. View recipe here.
Irish Cream Liqueur I
It is about the easiest to make. Simplypour all ingredients into a blender and blend on high until mixed, then pour into a sealable container and store in the refrigerator. View recipe here.
This is a 5-star recipe that is just as suitable for anyone who has got great taste. Place ice in a short glass. Pour the Irish cream, butterscotch schnapps, and coffee liquor over the ice; and you are good to go! View recipe here.
Lemon Whiskey Slush
This is a great recipe that can be tried with different brands of whiskey including the famous Kentucky whiskeys. View recipe here.
Though, an old recipe, but nonetheless one of the more famous one still rocking. This recipe is very unlike the original recipe, which calls for rye whisky instead of bourbon. View recipe here.
Cloud Nine Martini
In a cocktail shaker full of ice, combine the whiskey, amaretto, pineapple juice, grenadine, and lemon-lime soda; and you will always want to have more of it. View recipe here.
You just have to give this a shot to find out what you have been missing all these while. It is even made perfect by a cube of ice; try it, and you will love it. View recipe here.
This has the potential to turn your evening around and make it an unforgettable one. Fill a short glass with ice, and pour in the Irish cream liqueur, and Irish whiskey; and you are good to go! View recipe here.
It is one of the best cranberry slush you can find, and it’s just what you need for the holiday. Perhaps, a kind of bourbon margarita for the holidays; yea, that’s what I know for sure! View recipe here.
Alabama Slammer I
This drink is made with sloe gin, Southern Comfort, triple sec, Galliano and orange juice. In a cocktail mixer, combine sloe gin, Southern Comfort, triple sec, Galliano and orange juice. View recipe here.
Organic Chocolate Cream Liqueur
Get this one right and you have in your hands a drink that dwarfs what most bars would serve you for a fortune. It is a creamy liqueur that is hot favourite of a lot of people. View recipe here.
Irish Coffee Cocktail
Got cold? Then you shouldn’t look beyond this drink; and it’s even very easy to prepare. View recipe here.
7 and 7
Your favourite whiskey never goes out of style with this classic drink. Simple recipe; only takes a couple of minutes and you are done. View recipe here.
Shaggy’s Canadian Driver
It takes only a couple of minutes to get this ready, but the memories will last. View recipe here.
Old-Fashioned Swedish Glogg
This recipe is a very old one, and is very famous in most homes in Sweden. It is one of the best drinks to take on a cold winter morning or evening. View recipe here.
This recipe is great for lovers of eggnog. You can make the alcoholic and the none alcoholic batch, it depends on who is taking it. View recipe here.
Southern Comfort Manhattan
This drink is go on a cool day before dinner, or with ice on a hot day anytime. Good quality ingredients are the key to making this drink unforgettable. View recipe here.
Triple Fionn MacCool
In a cocktail shaker, shake together Irish cream liqueur and Canadian rye whiskey with several cubes of ice. Great recipe, and only takes a couple of minutes to prepare. View recipe here.
Ha Ha Juice (a.k.a. Party Punch)
Don’t get carried away by the fruity taste of this recipe as it could throw you off balance. View recipe here.
This recipe is a great mix of flavour. To prepare it, combine whiskey, melon liqueur and pineapple juice in a cocktail mixer full of ice. View recipe here.
St. Michael’s Irish Americano
This is an excellent recipe for those who value the benefits of a true Irish cream and espresso. Vie recipe here.
Preparing this drink may seem so simple, but it is one of the best in terms of taste. Combine whiskey and amaretto to get or create a perfect balance. View recipe here.
Delicious O.J. Punch
Bourbon lovers would love this recipe as it leaves a taste long to be remembered. View recipe here.
Basically this recipe is rye and ginger with grenadine, and the taste is sharp and tasty. View recipe here.
Texas Tea II
This is a lemonade drink that is perfect all time and all season. Though, refreshing, it can be highly intoxicating. View recipe here.
Mint Julep Cocktail
Place mint leaves and simple syrup in the chilled julep cup, and mash properly with a cocktail muddler. View recipe here.
Mint Julep – Party-Size
This is another excellent recipe that will get your evening going the right direction; especially when you have had a long and in a drink. View recipe here.
Fill a short cocktail glass with ice. Pour in cognac, whiskey, Benedictine, and sweet vermouth, add Peychaud and Angostura bitters, and you are good to go. View recipe here.
This is Manhattan in a stylishly different way from what we have always known it for. View recipe here.
Kahlua® Pumpkin Whiskey Cocktail
Place a large ice cube in an old-fashioned glass, add Kahlua Pumpkin Spice and Jameson Irish Whiskey, stir, and you are good to go. View recipe here.
Friday Night Special
For Vodka lovers; this recipe may not have a lot of fans out there, but there are a few who won’t have any issue preparing it. View recipe here.
Don’t know whether to describe this recipe as unusual, but the taste won’t disappoint you anyway. View recipe here.
This is a peach bourbon; while peaches are a southern fruit, apples are a northern fruit. View recipe here.
You can use 7-UP if you don’t have Ginger ale as the taste will come out the same way. View recipe here.
This drink is easy to make, and the fact it gets better as it age makes it a must-taste. View recipe here.
New Orleans Creole Eggnog
You can alter the liquors you the way you like or make it without any liquor, too. It is a great recipe, and one you will always want to make. View recipe here.
Apple Jack Shot
Serve it over ice or as a shot; it is still as tasty as ever. View recipe here.
While some may not see this recipe as special, it doesn’t take anything away from it. It has a great taste, and I am sure you will love it too. View recipe here.
Grandma’s Whiskey Slush
This recipe takes about 10 minutes to prepare, and perhaps another 10 to be ready to drink, and it is a great drink too. View recipe here.
This will almost certainly gladden the hearts of Vodka lovers who have a soft spot for scotch flavour. View recipe here.
Wendy’s Drunken Snow Cone
This recipe is great if you are planning a summer cocktail party. It has a sweet taste, but also potent. View recipe here.
Hazelnut Irish Cream
This drink is a delicious version of the famous Irish Cream liqueur for all chocolate lovers. You are going to love its sweet and creamy taste, but definitely not for the mild-hearted. View recipe here.
This great recipe evolved from a Champagne and fresh berry compote drink, which was copied from Portland’s Clyde Common. View recipe here.
Corey’s Brown Snapper
In just five minutes, you will have one of the most recipes. View recipe here.
The Captain’s Cannonball
Pour whiskey and rum into a high ball glass; stir well, top drink with cola; and you are good to go. View recipe here.
Sazerac is every bit as aromatic and flavourful as most anything else from down on the bayou. View recipe here.
Cranberry Juice Surprise
This recipe is a perfect fit for lovers of cocktail. Stir cranberry juice and bourbon whiskey together in a small pitcher. View recipe here.
O’Malin’s Irish Cream
This drink could change your perspective about spending money buying liquor from mediocre stores/bars as it gives you opportunity to taste top quality drink at a fraction of exact cost. View recipe here.
Blood and Sand Cocktail
This may not be as popular as it used to be, but nothing can be taken away from its quality. It was named for the 1922 Rudolph Valentino. View recipe here.
DSF’s Smoke and Ginger
This refreshing drink is a perfect fit for winter and summer, and takes only five minutes or thereabout to prepare. View recipe here.
Betsy’s Old-Fashioned Manhattan
This a variation of the Manhattan classic drink; but do remember to get a cocktail shaker in order to prepare it. View recipe here.
Hopefully you won’t have a difficult time finding rhubarb soda because that is what you need to prepare this drink. View recipe here.
This is a perfect drink for those who love butterscotch. Maybe not fantastic as a couple of people have said, but this recipe is fair. View recipe here.
This is a rye and dry cocktail; so do remember to get enough lemon juice and grenadine to keep things ‘respectable.’
Great drink; just like other traditional Manhattan recipes available. Dissolve the sugar in hot water in a large pitcher. Stir in the whiskey, vermouth, cherry juice and bitters. View recipe here.
Cherry Popping Scotsman
Pour Scotch over ice in a chilled old fashioned or collins glass, fill a glass with milk, and slowly pour creme de cacao over milk. View recipe here.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, pour in whiskey, Benedictine, and vermouth, strain into a chilled glass and garnish with an orange peel; and you are good to go. View recipe here.
Ward Eight Cocktail
This drink is named after the 8th ward in Boston. It is easy to prepare, but do remember to have your cocktail shaker ready because you will need it. View recipe here.
Prince of Wales Cocktail
This whiskey cocktail was named after Queen Victoria’s son, Edward, and features a shaken chunk of pineapple and a topper of champagne. View recipe here.
This is a recipe that contains raw egg, and may not be suitable for pregnant women. Nonetheless, it is a great recipe for great men. View recipe here.
Easy Whiskey Slush
Either as a refreshing summer drink or a simple holiday; this recipe is one not to be missed especially in company of friends. View recipe here.
The Rusty Nail Cocktail
With the addition of Drambuie in this classic drink, it becomes sweetened and more refreshing. View recipe here.
Pork Chop Cocktail
Place 2 sprigs fresh thyme in a cocktail shaker, add bourbon, Dijon mustard, apple cider, lemon juice, and simple syrup; and you are good to go. View recipe here.
Nellie’s Favourite Eggnog
This remedy could take as much as four hours to prepare; so it’s basically something you will have to get right from start. View recipe here.
Pear Manhattan Cocktail
This recipe ranks as one of the most popular cocktails at St. Felix Bar, in Hollywood CA; it’s a strong one though. View recipe here.
The Old Pappy Cocktail
This recipe is a cross between an Old fashioned and a whiskey sour. It takes only a couple of minutes to prepare, and you are good to go. View recipe here.
The Billionaire Cocktail
This is a bourbon whiskey cocktail with lemon juice, simple syrup, absinthe bitters, and grenadine. View recipe here.
Stir bourbon, triple sec, lime juice, simple syrup, and club soda together in a cocktail shaker; and you are good to go. View recipe here.
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