Easy Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Whisky cocktails

From a classic old fashioned to a sophisticated manhattan, we've created some punchy cocktails with whisky to impress your guests

Looking for whisky cocktails? Try our classic whisky cocktail recipes as well as some fun twists to serve at your next dinner party. Try our gin cocktails too.


Whisky cocktail recipes

Whisky sour

In a whisky sour, the lemon juice is (almost) as vital as the bourbon. A generous, foamy top is what you’re aiming for with this cocktail recipe.

Whisky Sour Recipe

Vieux carré cocktail

Impress guests at your next drinks party with a vieux carré, a complex, layered whisky cocktail that fans of manhattans, old fashioneds and sazeracs will love.

Apple and whiskey make a great pairing in this innovative cocktail, mixed with Angostura bitters for an extra hit.

An apple cocktail in a tall glass

Old fashioned cocktail

A seriously sophisticated cocktail, the original old fashioned calls for just four ingredients. It’s a mature and super-classy option.

Easy Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Sloe sazerac

A seriously punchy whisky cocktail perfect for slow sipping during the winter months.

Manhattan cocktail

Live like a trendy New Yorker with our classic Manhattan recipe. It’s best served in a coupe glass, with an illuminous cocktail cherry to garnish.

Manhattan Recipe

PX sherry manhattan cocktail

Pedro ximénez sherry is the key to this clever twist on a classic whisky cocktail, best sipped on a winter’s evening.

Sherry Manhattan Recipe

Godfather cocktail

We’ve given the 70s whisky Godfather cocktail a festive spin that makes an ideal dessert drink.

Godfather Cocktail Recipe with Whisky

Pineapple whisky sour

Like a whisky sour, but with the added wonder of pineapple juice. Adding a little fruit makes this whisky cocktail light and refreshing.

Pineapple Whisky Sour Recipe

Mint julep cocktail with peach

Make a batch of minted bourbon and keep in the fridge for instant cocktails, and remember to jazz this recipe up with fresh peach.

Peach Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe

Bourbon cocktail

Cosy up by the fire and make this campfire cocktail recipe with bourbon and marshmallows for a warming drink.

Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

Kentucky Royale bourbon cocktail

This classic recipe mixes bourbon with Chambord, the delicious raspberry liqueur. Ginger beer ties it all together and a raspberry garnish finishes it off nicely.

Kentucky Royale Cocktail Recipe


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