Can you suggest an original cocktail with whiskey or Scotch?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a few cocktails that feature whiskey or scotch as the main ingredient. Here are the top three options for you based on their ratings: 1. Cocktail ID: 6801 - Rating: 4.57/5 2. Cocktail ID: 6809 - Rating: 4.54/5 3. Cocktail ID: 7358 - Rating: 4.39/5 These cocktails are sure to satisfy your craving for a drink with whiskey or scotch as a key component. Enjoy!
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You asked: Original cocktail recipes with whiskey or Scotch.. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

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

Rusty Nail

The Rusty Nail is a classic cocktail that beautifully marries the honeyed, herbal sweetness of Drambuie with the rich, robust...

Drambuie (25ml), Whiskey (45ml)

2 ingredients
4.57 / 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

The Scurvy Scot

Citrus can cure scurvy, a debilitating condition. Our ancient Scot sailor was suffering from this ailment and learned of the...

Lime juice (Half Teaspoon), Sugar (Half Tablespoon), Whiskey (90ml), Lime (Wedge )

4 ingredients
3.87 / 5

Ol' Fashion Apple Jack

The Ol' Fashion Apple Jack is a twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail, incorporating the warming notes of whiskey...

Whiskey (120ml), Cider (60ml), Apple schnapps (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.83 / 5

Rusty Screw

The rusty screw originates from exchanging the orange peel used in a Rusty Nail for orange liqueur. The Frangelico was...

Cointreau (15ml), Frangelico (15ml), Drambuie (30ml), Whiskey (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Dirty Old Manhattan

I worked in hospitality for nearly 10 years and tried a lot of different cocktails. I had the fortune of...

Orange juice (7.5ml), Orange Bitters (Dash), Cherry Juice (Teaspoon), Red vermouth (22.5ml), Rye Whiskey (45ml)

5 ingredients
3.79 / 5

Whisky Crusta

The Whisky Crusta is a vibrant and zestful cocktail that presents a twist on the classic Crusta by substituting the...

Whiskey (120ml), Lemon Juice (60ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.75 / 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 kinds of whiskey can be used in cocktails?

You can use various types of whiskey in cocktails, including bourbon, rye, and Scotch. Each type of whiskey brings its unique flavor profile to the drink.

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What are some classic whiskey cocktails?

Classic whiskey cocktails include the Old Fashioned, Manhattan, and Whiskey Sour. These timeless drinks are popular for their rich flavors and simple ingredient lists.

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Can whiskey be mixed with other spirits in cocktails?

Yes, whiskey can be mixed with other spirits like vermouth, bitters, and liqueurs to create complex and flavorful cocktails. For example, the Manhattan uses both whiskey and vermouth.

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How should whiskey be stored for making cocktails?

Store whiskey in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight. Ensure the bottle is sealed tightly to prevent oxidation, which can alter the whiskey's flavor over time.

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What is the best glassware for serving whiskey cocktails?

Common glassware for whiskey cocktails includes the old-fashioned glass, also known as a rocks glass, which is ideal for drinks served on the rocks. For cocktails like the Whiskey Sour, a coupe or cocktail glass works well.

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