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4 Scotch Whisky Cocktail Recipes You Can Try At Home

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Scotch whisky is frequently enjoyed neat or on the rocks due to its rich and varied flavours. The world of mixology, on the other hand, has embraced this spirit to produce drinks that fuse whisky refinement with a variety of flavours. In this guide, four outstanding Scotch whisky cocktail recipes that highlight the adaptability of this renowned spirit are provided. Each cocktail recipe, from time-honoured classics to fresh inventions, invites you to discover the world of whisky cocktails in a whole new way through taste and aroma.

Four whisky cocktail recipes

1. Scotch Sour

Scotch Sour
An easy cocktail recipe which combines the smoky notes of whisky with the tartness of lemon and sweetness from simple syrup. We suggest using Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky for the ultimate Scottish whiskies blend with smoky sweet vanilla and toffee palate.
 
Ingredients
- 60 ml Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky
- 30 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 egg white
- 15 ml simple syrup
- Lemon twist, for garnish
- Ice cubes

Method
- In a shaker, combine the Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky, lemon juice, egg white and simple syrup.
- Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.
- Strain the mixture into a chilled rocks glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with a twist of lemon peel.
- Sip and savour the harmonious blend of flavours.

2. Whisky ginger fizz

The Whisky Ginger Fizz is a refreshing and effervescent cocktail that marries the robustness of Scotch whisky with the zing of ginger and the sparkle of soda. Make this recipe with J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky for its balanced and rounded fruits and malty flavours that would pair well with ginger. 

Ingredients
- 35 ml J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
- 25 ml ginger ale
- 15 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
- Lime wedge for garnish
- Ice cubes

Method
- Fill a glass with ice cubes.
- Pour the J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky and lime juice over the ice.
- Top up the glass with ginger ale.
- Give the cocktail a gentle stir to mix the flavours.
- Garnish with a lime wedge.

3. Smoky Maple Old Fashioned

Smoky Maple
Have this classic easy cocktail recipe along with the smooth smoky and thick notes of the Johnnie Walker Gold Label. The smokiness and caramel notes of Johnnie Walker Gold Label would meld effortlessly with sweetness from the maple syrup.

Ingredients
- 45 ml Johnnie Walker Gold Label
- 10 ml pure maple syrup
- 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
- Orange twist, for garnish
- Ice cubes

Method
- In a mixing glass, combine the Johnnie Walker Gold Label, maple syrup, and bitters.
- Fill the glass with ice cubes and stir gently for about 30 seconds to chill and dilute the mixture.
- Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with a large ice cube.
- Infuse the oils from an orange twist over the drink and garnish.

4. Smoked rosemary sour

Smoked rosemary sour
Imagine the earthy and subtly sweet flavours of rosemary along with the prominent smoky profile with long-lasting peat and grainy notes of Signature Premier Grain Whisky in a whisky cocktail. There you have it, Smoked Rosemary Sour for you!

Ingredients
- 60 ml Signature Premier Grain Whisky
- 30 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 15 ml rosemary-infused simple syrup
- Rosemary sprig, for garnish
- Ice cubes

Method
- In a shaker, combine the Signature Premier Grain Whisky, lemon juice, and rosemary-infused simple syrup.
- Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.
- Strain the mixture into a chilled rocks glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with a fresh rosemary sprig and enjoy!