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5 EASY-TO-MAKE COCKTAILS TO ENLIVEN YOUR PARTY

published time By Nivedita Jayaram Pawar published time 12 Jun, 2018 Share image 0 Shares

What’s better than whiskey enjoyed neat or on the rocks? A good whiskey cocktail! Impress your guests and earn brownie points as an excellent host and an expert mixologist at your next house party. Whatever your reasons, these whiskey cocktails from Drinq, a full-service Bartending Boutique, are easy to make and great to sip. 

Old Fashioned

Old fashioned cocktail recipe

This classic whisky drink has been a lifesaver for those who just want to drink a lot of whiskey without any fuss. Just a touch of sugar and bitters is all it takes for the whisky to open up and sing.

What you need
Black & White whiskey 45ml
Sugar cube 1
Angostura bitter 1 dash
Water 20ml

HOW TO MAKE IT

Place sugar cube in an old fashioned glass and saturate with bitters, add a dash of plain water. Muddle until dissolved. Fill the glass with ice cubes and add whiskey. Garnish with orange slice, and a cocktail cherry.


Whiskey Sour

5 Easy-To-Make Cocktails To Enliven Your Party

This no-frills whisky cocktail is just perfect at the end of a long day when all you want is an easy drink that's as loyal and friendly as an old dog.

What you need
Black & White whiskey 45ml
Sugar syrup 15ml
Lime juice 15ml
Egg white 1

HOW TO MAKE IT

Shake all the ingredients with ice. Strain into ice-filled old-fashioned glass to serve "on the rocks." Standard garnish: Maraschino cherry and lemon rind.


The Green Gimlet

This is the cocktail you want to be sipping on a porch on a lazy summer day with your friends while some meat is cooking on the grill.

What you need
Black & White whiskey 45ml
Sugar syrup 15ml
Lime juice 15ml
Basil leaves 5

HOW TO MAKE IT

Muddle the basil leaves, and add all the other ingredients. Shake them with ice. Strain into a coupe glass with no ice and garnish with basil leaves.  


Masala Chai

This one’s for all the tea lovers – a concoction of masala tea with whiskey.

What you need
Black & White whiskey 45ml
Peach syrup 15ml
Lime juice 15ml
Masala tea 60ml

HOW TO MAKE IT

Add all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a teacup. Garnish with lemon wheel.


Pombay

A refreshing pomegranate cocktail with orange will drive your monsoon blues away.

What you need
Black & White whiskey 45ml
Orange juice 30ml
Grenadine syrup 15ml
Pomegranate seeds

HOW TO MAKE IT

Muddle pomegranate seeds, add all ingredients and shake all the ingredients with ice. Strain and pour over ice in a rock glass. Garnish with pomegranate seed.

If you ever crave any of these delicious cocktails, you can get your whisky stock at your door step with Hipbar*

 

*Hipbar is currently operational only in Bangalore


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