Category Archives: Cocktails

Whiskey Smash Drink Cocktail

For a while in the summer, I started researching really simple whisky cocktails. When I say simple, I mean like no more than a few steps and five ingredients. A Manhattan is pretty simple. Bitters, whisky, and vermouth. Another simple … Continue reading

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Whisky Sour Cocktail Recipe

One of the fun things about food, and drink cocktails, is that there are a series of ratios that almost always work. For example, there’s a ratio of 5:3 when it comes to dough. 5 parts flour to 3 parts … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Simple Syrup

There’s nothing like having a batch of simple syrup on hand for cocktails. Stirring in sugar is … OK. But it never dissolves and you’re left with not enough sugar at the beginning to a sugar bomb at the end. … Continue reading

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Ever Mix Milk and Scotch? (Scotch Milk Punch Recipe)

Have you ever tried milk in your Scotch? If it sounds absolutely crazy to you, you’re not alone. It sounds insane to me. Of all the things to mix with Scotch, one of the last things I’d think of would … Continue reading

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Whiskey Mac (MacDonald) Cocktail Recipe

Want a simple but refreshing summer beverage that includes your favorite spirit? Consider the Whisky Mac, short of Whisky MacDonald. The idea of it comes to me from Reader Raymond who quips: Funny how you say, you have discovered Bourbon … Continue reading

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