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5 Classic Scotch Whisky Cocktails Every Home Bartender Must Know

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Love scotch whisky? Interested in crafting enticing whisky cocktails at home? No worries! We got you. If you are a home bartender then mixing these scotch whisky cocktails at home is a breeze. Check out our curated collection of easy-to-make scotch whisky cocktails and treat your taste buds to something indulgent!

Easy Scotch Whisky Cocktail Recipes

1. Scotch Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Scotch Old-Fashioned Cocktail
It is a timeless whisky cocktail that perfectly showcases the complexity and flavours of the spirit. Crafted with the bold Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky, this cocktail offers an unforgettable taste experience. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try at home:

Ingredients
- Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky - 60ml
- Angostura Bitters - 2 dashes
- Simple Syrup - 10ml
- Orange Twist - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a mixing glass and fill it with ice.
- Next, add 10ml of simple syrup, two dashes of aromatic bitters, and 60ml of Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky into the glass.
- Stir well to combine.
- Prepare a rocks glass by placing a big block of ice in it.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture from the mixing glass into the prepared rocks glass.
- Twist an orange peel to express the oils into the drink and drop it into the glass to garnish.

2. Classic Whisky Highball Recipe

Classic Whisky Highball
Mix up this classic whisky highball recipe at home and let its flavours refresh your senses. It’s super easy to craft at home and all you need is Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky, soda water and a wedge of lime to garnish. Here’s the highball recipe to mix this at home:

Ingredients
- Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky - 60ml
- Soda Water - 120ml
- Lemon Wedge/Mint Sprig - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a highball glass and fill it with ice. 
- Measure and pour Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky into the glass over the ice. 
- Top up with soda water. 
- Garnish with a mint sprig or a lemon wedge.
- Serve and enjoy!

3. Scotch Whisky Sour Cocktail Recipe

Scotch Whisky Sour Cocktail
There is nothing like a classic whisky sour cocktail to rejuvenate your senses. This delightful concoction has stood the test of time and for a good reason! It’s simple, easy to mix at home and is a perfect drink to savour after a long day. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky - 60ml
- Lemon Juice - 22ml
- Simple Syrup - 22ml
- Aromatic Bitters - 2 dashes
- Egg White - 1
- Lemon Peel - 1
- Ice

Method
- Measure and pour Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky, fresh lemon juice and simple syrup into the shaker.
- Add two dashes of aromatic bitters and egg whites into the shaker.
- Shake the ingredients well without ice (dry shake).
- Next, add ice into the shaker and shake again vigorously to combine.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the foamy mixture into a coupe or rocks glass.
- Garnish the drink with a lemon peel. Serve and enjoy!

4. Hot Toddy Cocktail Recipe

Hot Toddy Cocktail
Warm, comforting and delicious! Hot Toddy is a classic whisky cocktail that will leave your senses in pure delight. The enticing combination of Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky, fresh lemon juice, honey, and hot water is perfect for a cosy evening sip. Here’s the hot toddy cocktail recipe for you:

Ingredients
- Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky - 45ml
- Fresh Lemon Juice - 22.5ml
- Honey - 22.5ml
- Toasted Rosemary Sprig - 1
- Water

Method
- To begin your hot toddy cocktail, heat 105ml of water and pour it into a glass mug. 
- Measure and pour Johnnie Walker Blended Scotch Whisky, freshly squeezed lemon juice and honey into the glass.
- With a bar spoon, stir gently to combine.
- Garnish the drink with a toasted rosemary sprig and serve!

5. Rusty Nail Cocktail Recipe

Rusty Nail Cocktail
This classic whisky cocktail is pleasing on the palate with a hint of sweetness and a kick of scotch! The finest Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky seamlessly blends with the whisky liqueur to create a sophisticated drink. Mixing this whisky cocktail at home is super easy. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky - 45ml
- Whisky Liqueur - 15ml
- Orange Peel / Brandied Cherry - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a mixing glass and fill it with ice.
- Measure and pour 45 ml of Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky and 15 ml of whisky liqueur.
- Stir to combine
- Prepare a rocks glass by adding some ice to it.
- Strain the mixture from the mixing glass to the prepared rocks glass.
- Garnish with a peel or orange or a cherry on top.

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