Whiskey Drinks Recipes

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Classic Old Fashioned

Rating: 4.5 stars 82
One of the great classic bourbon cocktails, the Old Fashioned was invented in Louisville, KY. Try bourbon, rye, or a blended whiskey in this cocktail. You can also sub one sugar cube for the simple syrup.

Shaggy's Manhattan

Rating: 4.5 stars 26
Use good quality bourbon and sweet vermouth.

Classic Whiskey Sour

Rating: 4.5 stars 52
If it's not made from scratch, it ain't a Whiskey Sour. For a cleaner, classier looking drink, strain the lemon juice to remove seeds and pulp.

Rob Roy

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
The blended Scotch version of the Manhattan. Named after the title character in a Sir Walter Scott novel, Rob Roy was a Robin Hood-like figure.

Lynchburg Lemonade Cocktail

Rating: 4.5 stars 12
Named after the hometown of the Jack Daniels distillery, this refreshing mix of whiskey, lemon lime soda, triple sec, and sour mix is lemonade for grown-ups.

Original Irish Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 739
Irish whiskey mixed with cream and sugar with hints of coffee, chocolate, vanilla, and almond. Will keep for 2 months if refrigerated.
By Mom

Manhattan Cocktail

Rating: 4.5 stars 19
Garnish with a maraschino cherry for a true classic cocktail.

Bourbon Slush

Rating: 4.5 stars 91
A fruity blend of juices, tea and bourbon whiskey are frozen into a slush, and then served topped off with lemon lime soda. This takes a while, but it's worth it!

Frozen Derby Mint Juleps

Rating: 5 stars 3
Perfect for Derby Day or any day spent lounging in the sun, these cool refreshing drinks are dangerously delicious! Garnish with fresh mint.

Classic Whiskey Sour

Rating: 4.5 stars 51
If it's not made from scratch, it ain't a Whiskey Sour. For a cleaner, classier looking drink, strain the lemon juice to remove seeds and pulp.

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Rating: 4.5 stars 18
The earliest version of this cocktail was simply water, sugar, bitters, and booze. Over time, the water became ice, the booze became whiskey, and the drink became an old fashioned.

Original Irish Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 731
Delicious notes of chocolate and coffee in Irish whiskey, cream, and sugar.
By Allrecipes Member
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Inspiration and Ideas

Whiskey Sours
Rating: Unrated 8
"Finally, a great recipe to make a drinkable whiskey sour! This is easy, no-fuss, and convenient on the refills." – Julieee
Whiskey Paralyzer
Rating: Unrated 21
"Made a pitcher of this for a large crowd—loved by all. So good and so dangerous! YUM." – Msmith37
Whiskey Slush
Rating: 5 stars 79

Nice for large gatherings, or just to have on hand in warm weather.