What cocktails can I make with whiskey and Angostura?

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I have found a cocktail that includes both whiskey and Angostura bitters in its ingredients. It has a high rating and is sure to be a delightful choice for you.
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You asked: Whiskey cocktails with Angostura bitters. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Winter Waltz

Devised by legendary NOLA cocktail bar French 75 bartender, Chris Hannah, this is a delightful take on the Sazerac with...

Angostura Bitters (Dash), Rye Whiskey (60ml), Amaro (15ml), Allspice Dram (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.84 / 5

Perfect Manhattan

Slight variation on the typical Manhattan recipe. Rather than just sweet vermouth, there is an equal amount of dry vermouth.

Angostura Bitters (3-4 dash), Red vermouth (7.5ml), Rye Whiskey (45ml), White vermouth (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Benton’s Old Fashioned

Created by Don Lee from PDT bar in New York.

Angostura Bitters (Dash), Maple Syrup (7.5ml), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.66 / 5

Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail with a rich history and a bold, complex flavor profile. Originating in the...

Sugar (1 cube), Angostura Bitters (Few dashes), Bourbon (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.54 / 5

Manhattan Dry

The Manhattan Dry is a classic cocktail that originated in the late 1800s in New York City's Manhattan Club. It...

Angostura Bitters (2 dashes), White vermouth (25ml), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.45 / 5

Angostura Ginger Beer

Angostura Ginger Beer is a refreshing and unique cocktail that combines the spiciness of ginger ale with the depth of...

Ginger Ale (180ml), Angostura Bitters (7.5ml)

2 ingredients
3.9 / 5


The Paddy cocktail is a robust, whiskey-based drink known for being straightforward and strong. This cocktail elegantly combines the richness...

Angostura Bitters (Dash), Red vermouth (30ml), Whiskey (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.82 / 5


The Affinity cocktail, also known as the Scotch Affinity, is a sophisticated and complex drink that boasts a rich history....

Whiskey (30ml), Red vermouth (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Red vermouth (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.79 / 5

Enhanced Whisky & Coke

I love whisky and coke, but I wanted a little more flavour and variety. So I tried adding a couple...

Cola (120ml), Whiskey (45ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.76 / 5

Fancy Whisky

A very old cocktail, from the time when cocktails were originally invented. The "Fancy…" was a type of type of...

Sugar Syrup (Dash), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.63 / 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 is Angostura bitters used for in cocktails?

Angostura bitters are used to add depth and complexity to cocktails, with a blend of herbs and spices offering a slightly bitter, aromatic flavor.

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Can I use any whiskey for cocktails?

Yes, you can use various types of whiskey in cocktails, including bourbon, rye, and Scotch, depending on the flavor profile you desire.

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How should I store whiskey for cocktails?

Store whiskey in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight and heat to preserve its flavor and quality.

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What other ingredients pair well with whiskey in cocktails?

Whiskey pairs well with ingredients like vermouth, citrus juices, simple syrup, and various bitters to create balanced and flavorful cocktails.

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What is the best way to serve whiskey cocktails?

Whiskey cocktails are typically served in a variety of glasses, such as rocks glasses or cocktail glasses, and often include ice or garnishes like citrus peels or cherries.

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