A classic after-work whiskey cocktail.

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I have found a cocktail that would be perfect for a classic after-work whiskey drink. It is a well-known cocktail with a high rating that includes whiskey as one of its main ingredients. Enjoy unwinding with this popular choice!
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You asked: Classic after-work whiskey cocktail. 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

New Yorker

The New Yorker is a classic cocktail that exudes the sophistication of its namesake city. Combining the robust flavors of...

Whiskey (20ml), Grenadine (Dash), DOM Benedictine (10ml)

3 ingredients
4.7 / 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)

Classic
3 ingredients
4.54 / 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)

Classic
4 ingredients
4.51 / 5

Whisky Smash

Essentially a mix between a Mint Julep and a Whisky Sour, this drink appeared in Jerry Thomas' bartending book in...

Mint Leaves (10), Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Bourbon (60ml)

4 ingredients
4.22 / 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

Whisky Punch

The Whisky Punch is a classic cocktail that combines the boldness of whiskey with the sweetness and tang of lemonade,...

Lemonade (1000ml), Whiskey (750ml), Honey syrup (60ml), Soda water (1000ml)

4 ingredients
3.96 / 5

Whiskey Daisy

The Whiskey Daisy is a classic cocktail with a refreshing and citrus-forward flavor profile. It expertly combines the warmth and...

Orange liqueur (15ml), Lemon Juice (30ml), Whiskey (60ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
3.93 / 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

FAQ's

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 makes a whiskey cocktail suitable for after work?

A whiskey cocktail with a balanced blend of whiskey and complementary ingredients can be refreshing and relaxing, making it ideal for unwinding after a long day.

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Which whiskey works best for classic cocktails?

Bourbon and rye whiskey are both excellent choices for classic cocktails like Old Fashioned or Manhattan, each offering distinct flavor profiles.

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Do I need special equipment to make a classic whiskey cocktail?

Typically, you need a mixing glass, a bar spoon, and a strainer. However, many recipes can be prepared with just a glass and a stirring stick.

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How can I enhance the flavor of my whiskey cocktail?

Adding a dash of bitters, a twist of citrus peel, or a splash of vermouth can enhance the complexity and depth of your whiskey cocktail.

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Is it necessary to use fresh ingredients in whiskey cocktails?

Using fresh citrus juice and quality garnishes can significantly improve the taste and presentation of a whiskey cocktail, making it more enjoyable and appealing.

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