Three perfect whiskey cocktails | How to Drink

Three perfect whiskey cocktails | How to Drink
Aug 9, 2023 at 5:41 PM
Posted By Zedd

People ask me all the time about my "favorite" drink or the best drink I've ever had, I started answering that in my video about the best rum drinks, now let's do whiskey.

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Improved Whiskey Cocktail:
In a mixing glass
.25 oz. -or- 8 ml. Simple Syrup
2 dashes of Boker's Bitters (or your preferred bitters)
.25 oz. -or- 8 ml. Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
2 oz. -or- 60 ml. Rittenhouse Rye
1 dash of absinthe
Add ice and stir
Strain into glass
Garnish with lemon peel

Whiskey Sour:
In Shaker
1 oz. -or- 30 ml. Lemon Juice
.75 oz. -or- 22 ml. Simple Syrup (.5 oz to 1 oz is fine - sweeten to your taste)
2 oz. -or- 60 ml. Whiskey - I used All Points West Malt and Grain Pot Still Whiskey
1 Egg White
Dry Shake
Add ice and shake
Strain into glass
Garnish with a few dashes of Peychaud's Bitters

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Halekulani Cocktail:
.5 oz. -or- 15 ml. Lime Juice
.5 oz. -or- 15 ml. Orange Juice
.5 oz. -or- 15 ml. Pineapple Juice
.25 oz -or- 8 ml. Demerara Simple Syrup
1.5 oz -or- 45 ml. Barrel-proof Bourbon (I used Noah's Mill - Bookers also good)
1 - 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters
Crack ice into the shaker, shake and strain
Garnish with Pineapple fronds

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Written & Directed by: Greg
Written by: Greg
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