Whiskey, an iconic drink for true alcohol lovers, who like to hold a drink and savour its every sip. A foundation to some of the most amazing cocktails and drinks that are ever known to man. But wait! Have you really tried all of its incredible varieties? Do you really need an excuse for a glass of Whiskey? Well if you really do need one then we have a big news for you. It’s the month of May and this Saturday holds something really special for you. Excuse yourself from your buddies and try some incredible whiskey cocktails at home and celebrate the World Whiskey Day 2017. Made mostly out of wheat, barley, corn, and rye — whiskey provides a broad range of cocktails for you to try. So grab your grab a glass and enjoy the moment!

Old Fashioned

Ingredients
60ml Woodford Reserve
1 sachet Brown Sugar
5ml Cherry Brine
3-4 drops Angostura Bitters

Cocktail recipe

Old Fashioned

Method
Add sugar, bitters add cherry brine into an old fashioned glass
Muddle with a bar spoon, add few cubes of ice and stir
Add 30 ml of the Woodford Reserve and stir for 30-40 seconds
Add more ice cubes till top, adding another 30ml of Woodford Reserve and stir for 30 secs
Take an orange peel and squeeze the oils to flame and rub the rim, then insert into the glass
Add a cherry on the top to garnish

Garnish Tip: Add an orange peel and cherry
Recipe courtesy: Chidya Ghar Bar/Roseate House

Citrus Highball

Ingredients
2 parts of Jim Beam White
Soda
Freshly squeezed lemon
Lemon slice

Cocktail recipe

Jim Beam Citrus Highball

Method
Take a long drink glass and fill it with ice.
Squeeze in a fresh lemon wedge.
Add 2 parts of Jim Beam White.
And top it with Soda.
Stir and garnish with a slice of lemon.

Recipe courtesy: Jim Beam

Rye Manhattan

Ingredients
1/4 cup rye whiskey
2 tablespoons sweet vermouth
2 dashes Angostura bitters
1 maraschino cherry

Cocktail Recipe

Cocktail Recipe (Photo: Dreamstime)

Method
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes
Pour in the whiskey, vermouth, and bitters
Shake until frosty, about 15 seconds
Strain into a Manhattan glass
Garnish with a maraschino cherry

Recipe courtesy: All Recipes.com