Show me some cocktails for a night with friends. We would like some whiskey or rum-based cocktails.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found some whiskey and rum-based cocktails that would be perfect for a night with friends. Here are the top recommendations based on ratings: 1. Cocktail with a rating of 4.7/5 - A refreshing Rum Collins. 2. Cocktail with a rating of 4.56/5 - Martin's Rum, a flavorful and strong rum-based drink. 3. Cocktail with a rating of 4.51/5 - Whisky Sour, a classic whiskey-based cocktail with a twist. 4. Cocktail with a rating of 4.29/5 - Rum Punch, a delicious and potent rum-based punch. These cocktails are sure to elevate your night with friends with their delicious flavors and alcoholic content. Enjoy your evening!
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Whiskey and rum

You asked: Whiskey and rum cocktails for a night with friends. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Winter Whisky Sour

The Winter Whisky Sour is a seasonal twist on the classic Whisky Sour cocktail, embracing the citrus notes of orange...

Orange juice (15ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Bourbon (60ml)

4 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Rum Collins

The Rum Collins is a refreshing and classic cocktail that is perfect for a hot summer day. It has a...

Lime (1), White rum (60ml), Soda water (Top up), Sugar (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Bloody Rum Punch

The Bloody Rum Punch is a vibrant and flavorful cocktail that serves as a decadent centerpiece for social gatherings. With...

Lime juice (175ml), Triple Sec (175ml), White rum (700ml), Orange (1), Lime (1), Sugar Syrup (175ml), Red Wine (300ml)

7 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Martin's Rum

Martin's Rum is a warm and potent cocktail that combines the citrusy tang of lime, orange, and lemon juices with...

Lime juice (22.5ml), Orange juice (45ml), Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Dark rum (37.5ml), Whiskey (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (10ml), Sugar (Teaspoon), Overproof rum (37.5ml)

8 ingredients
4.56 / 5

Whisky Sour

The Whisky Sour is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed for over a century, with a history that dates...

Lemon Juice (25ml), Sugar Syrup (20ml), Bourbon (45ml), Egg (1 egg white)

4 ingredients
4.51 / 5

Rum Punch

Rum Punch is a vibrant and tropical cocktail that traditionally encapsulates the spirit of Caribbean festivities. The classic cocktail balances...

Lime juice (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (45ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Overproof rum (67.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.29 / 5

Whist Cocktail

Originally featured in Harry Craddock’s famous 'The Savoy Cocktail Book' of 1930. Here is quote from the book about this...

White rum (30ml), Red vermouth (30ml), Calvados (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.98 / 5

Maple Rummy

This New Years Eve, I plan on making my favourite fancy cocktail to toast to with - a rummy variation....

Dark rum (15ml), Lime juice (Dash), White wine (90ml), Maple Syrup (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.88 / 5

Spiced Rum And Coke

The Spiced Rum and Coke is a twist on the classic Rum and Coke, known for its simplicity and delightful...

Cola (180ml), Spiced rum (60ml)

2 ingredients
3.54 / 5

Pirate Party Rum Punch

The Pirate Party Rum Punch is a vibrant, fruit-forward cocktail that invokes the spirit of nautical adventures and tropical destinations....

Cointreau (60ml), Mint Leaves (1 sprig), Lemon (3 slices), Dark rum (60ml), Lemonade (275ml), Cherry Brandy (60ml)

6 ingredients
3.51 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are some good whiskey cocktails for a night with friends?

Some good whiskey cocktails for a night with friends include the classic Whiskey Sour, Old Fashioned, and Manhattan. These drinks are well-loved and easy to make, ideal for sharing with friends.

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How can I make a simple rum cocktail for a party?

A simple and crowd-pleasing rum cocktail for a party is the Rum Punch. Mix rum with lime juice, sugar syrup, and a dash of bitters. Top with soda water for a refreshing beverage.

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What ingredients do I need for a basic Whiskey Sour?

A basic Whiskey Sour requires bourbon, lemon juice, sugar syrup, and optionally an egg white for a frothy texture. Shake well with ice and strain into a glass.

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Can I prepare cocktails with whiskey and rum in advance for a gathering?

Yes, many whiskey and rum cocktails can be pre-mixed in pitchers for a gathering. Just make sure to add ice and carbonated ingredients like soda water or ginger ale right before serving to maintain freshness.

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What glassware should I use for serving whiskey and rum cocktails?

For whiskey cocktails, rocks or old-fashioned glasses are commonly used, while rum cocktails often use highball or hurricane glasses depending on the type of drink. Proper glassware enhances the drinking experience.

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