Whisky Orange
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Whisky Orange
Cocktail recipe

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Whisky Orange is a delicious and versatile cocktail that combines the bold and smooth flavor of whiskey with the sweetness of orange juice and Sambuca. This cocktail is perfect for ... more Whisky Orange is a delicious and versatile cocktail that combines the bold and smooth flavor of whiskey with the sweetness of orange juice and Sambuca. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a complex and well-balanced drink. Sambuca adds a subtle anise flavor while the orange juice brings a bright and refreshing element to the mix. The addition of a teaspoon of sugar adds a touch of sweetness and helps to balance out the flavors. This cocktail is perfect for sipping on a cozy night in or enjoying with friends at a bar. With its simple yet flavorful ingredients, Whisky Orange is a timeless classic that continues to be a popular choice among cocktail enthusiasts.
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Sambuca
Garnish
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Orange
Alcohol content
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28.82% | 2.1 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
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7.5ml ¼oz 0.8cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
45ml 1½oz 4.5cl
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Method
How to make a Whisky Orange

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds or until the outside of the shaker becomes frosted
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with an orange slice and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the best way to serve a Whisky Orange?

The Whisky Orange is best served cold in a lowball glass. To ensure it's cold, it should be shaken with ice before serving to chill the mixture effectively. Strain the mixture into the lowball glass to avoid watering down the cocktail with melting ice.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can I adjust the sweetness in a Whisky Orange cocktail?

Yes, you can adjust the sweetness by altering the amount of sugar used. If you prefer a sweeter taste, you can add more sugar or use a sweetened orange juice. Conversely, if you prefer less sweetness, reduce the sugar amount or use a less sweet orange juice.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of whiskey is best for a Whisky Orange?

While you can use any type of whiskey for a Whisky Orange, a smoother whiskey, such as a quality blended Scotch or a mild bourbon, is recommended. These types of whiskey complement the orange juice and sambuca, rather than overpowering the mix.

FAQ

Are there any variations to the Whisky Orange cocktail?

Yes, variations can include altering the type of citrus juice used, replacing orange juice with grapefruit or lemon juice for a different flavor profile. Additionally, experimenting with flavored syrups instead of sugar can add a unique twist to the cocktail.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

Is the Whisky Orange suitable for all occasions?

The Whisky Orange, with its unique blend of whiskey, sambuca, and orange juice, offers a refreshing and moderately strong drink suitable for many occasions. Its versatility makes it a great choice for both casual gatherings and more formal events.

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