Summertime is upon us and that means it's time for sunshine and spirits! Are you a fan of whisky drinks? Are you interested in finding whiskey drink recipes? Or maybe you're just looking for a new whiskey cocktail to enjoy instead of that boring old whiskey on the rocks? This list is going to provide 12 delicious summer cocktails that are all easy-to-make whiskey drinks.
Despite it's late night, rough around the edges reputation, whiskey is just as versatile as any of it's booze-y brothers and sisters. During the fall and winter, whiskey can be enjoyed as a warm beverage with notes of cinnamon and apple (can't you imagine sitting by a fire with a blanket already?). But during summer, whiskey kicks off it's leather cowboy boots and trades 'em in for a pair of flip flops and a nice summer porch.
Sweet and succulent citrus is an indicator that summer has arrived, and many of these recipes call for citrus. Whether it be a delicious Whiskey Lemonade or the classic Whiskey Sour, a splash of ice and a colorful garnish are all you'll need to top off these deliciously refreshing cocktail drinks.So get in the spirit of summer! Invite your friends to sip on a delicious whiskey punch while playing bocci ball in your backyard. Don't have a backyard? Enjoy the simple flavor of an Old Fashioned while sitting at your kitchen table with the windows open on a hot summer night. Whichever whiskey cocktail peeks your interest, just remember to enjoy!
- 1 teaspoon sugar
Splash of water
Small handful of fresh mint leaves (and some additional sprigs for garnish)
2 2/3 ounces of bourbon
Handful of crushed iceDoes this sound good?
Whiskey LemonadePhoto: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation License3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
2 ounces of whiskey
2 tablespoons of simple syrup
Small amount of grated lemon zest
IceDoes this sound good?
Kentucky DevilPhoto: flickr / CC0
1 tsp. of sugar
Half a cup of watermelon, diced
2 ounces of bourbon
Half an ounce of fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp. adobo sauce
Recipe and Photo are courtesy of "ourcraftyhome.wordpress.com"Does this sound good?
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain2 ounces of bourbon
Sugar to taste
Bitters to taste
Strip of orange or lemon peelDoes this sound good?