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Whiskey Recipes You Need to Try

Calling all whiskey lovers! We have found some new whiskey recipes that you are going to want to add to your home bar! With everything from a classic lemonade drink to something a little fancier, there is a recipe here for everyone at every level of a home bartender. Make sure to pair these drinks with your favorite whiskey and you will be good to go! So stick around and take a look, who knows, you might just learn something new!

Whiskey Lemonade


  • 1 part whiskey
  • 2 parts lemonade
  • Garnish: lemon slice


Combine ingredients with ice in a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon slice.

Peach Whiskey Sour


  • 1 1/2 parts favorite whiskey
  • 1 part peach schnapps
  • 1 part fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 part simple syrup
  • Garnish: Peach Slice


Combine all ingredients into an ice-filled shaker and shake until well chilled. Strain into a glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a peach slice.

White Whisktini


  • 1 part Creme de Cocoa White Liqueur
  • 2 parts White Whiskey
  • 2 parts Cream


Add ingredients to an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain into a martini glass.

Watermelon Julep


  • 2 parts rye whisky
  • 9 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1 part Simple syrup
  • 4 (one inch) cubes fresh Watermelon
  • Garnish with Melon Balls
  • Garnish with Mint Sprig


In a glass, muddle the mint with the simple syrup. Add the watermelon and muddle again. Add crushed ice and rye whiskey. Stir to distribute mint. Top with crushed ice. Garnish with melon balls and a mint sprig.

Whiskey Workman


  • 1 part whiskey
  • 3/4 part apple Brandy
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 3 parts Soda Water
  • 1/2 part Lemon Juice
  • Garnish with Lemon peel


Add lemon juice and honey to the bottom of the glass and stir to dissolve honey. Measure and pour in whiskey and brandy. Fill glass completely with ice, top with soda. Garnish and serve.

We hope you enjoyed all these new ways to enjoy a timeless classic! If you’ve tried any of these whiskey recipes, make sure to let us know in the comments which one was your favorite! Stay tuned for more tried and true recipe classics as we dive into a new series of recipe articles.

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