Muddled Cocktail Art: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Mastering the Whisky Smash

Smash cocktails have raised the standards for the beverages at the bars and parties with their unique taste, feel and aroma. People around the world have started loving this cocktail with much surprise. One such muddled cocktail at the bar is the whiskey smash. This 90’s classic cocktail requires smooth whiskey such as Black Dog Centenary Black Reserve Aged & Rare Blended Scotch Whiskey. This subtle drink remains one of the top choices among the drinkers.

This article will share how you can make one of the most unique muddled cocktails using whiskey.

Steps On How You Can Create Muddled Cocktail Using Whiskey

To make a refreshing whiskey smash cocktail, consider the ingredients and the art of mixing them.  Following the cocktail recipe below is the time to impress your guests with this unique alcoholic beverage.

1. Gather the ingredients

A variety of ingredients is required to complete this cocktail recipe. The essential ingredients to make a whiskey-muddled cocktail are as follows-

- Two ounces of whiskey, preferably Black Dog Centenary Black Reserve Aged & Rare Blended Scotch Whisky.
- 3 to 4 fresh lemon wedges
- One ounce of simple syrup.
- 7 to 8 fresh mint leaves.
- Ice cubes.
- For garnishing - lemon wheels and mint sprig.

2. Muddle The Mint And Lemon Wedges

Muddle the Mint
Put the mint leaves and lemon wedges in a cocktail shaker to extract the fresh aromatic oil and flavours. When you make this cocktail at a bar, you must pay attention not to overmuddle it. You need to bring out the essence of these significant ingredients without tearing them into small pieces.

3. Add Whiskey And Simple Syrup

After this, add your preferred whiskey, such as Black Dog Centenary Black Reserve Aged & Rare Blended Scotch Whisky and simple syrup. You should remember the muddled mint and lemon wedges must create balance with the whiskey and simple syrup. The aim is to soften the alcohol's boldness with the lemon's bright acidity and the syrup's sweetness.

4. Pour Ice Cubes Into The Mixture

Once you successfully balance all the ingredients in the shaker, it is time to cool it down with the ice cubes. You should shake the container vigorously for at least 10 to 15 seconds to melt every ingredient with one another to make this muddled cocktail.

5. Strain The Drink Carefully

Strain and Serve
Once the shaking is complete, carefully strain the drink into a rock glass filled with ice. The muddled whiskey cocktail recipe tastes perfect with the right amount of ice. You may double-strain it to ensure no mint or lemon residue before pouring it into the glass.

6. Romp Up The Garnishing

Garnish
Since cocktails at bars require a worthy presentation, you should serve the drink with acute garnishings. You may use the mint and lemon wheels to reveal your muddled whiskey's charming appearance.

The Whiskey Smash is a classic cocktail that still dominates the bars and parties. This muddled cocktail will treat your guests to a unique taste. This drink leaves ample room for experiments if you want to add thrill to your drinking preferences.

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