10 Delicious Whiskey Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays - Liquor Geeks

10 Delicious Whiskey Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays

With the holiday season just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about festive cocktails to share with friends and family. If you're a fan of whiskey, you're in luck! There are so many delicious whiskey cocktails that are perfect for the holiday season. From classic Old Fashioneds to creative twists on traditional recipes, these 10 whiskey cocktail recipes are sure to be a hit at your next holiday gathering.

  1. Old Fashioned: This classic cocktail is made with whiskey, bitters, and a simple syrup. Add a twist by using a flavored simple syrup, such as maple or cinnamon, or try using a different type of whiskey, like rye or scotch.

  2. Whiskey Sour: A classic Whiskey Sour is made with whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup, and it's garnished with a cherry and an orange slice. For a festive twist, try using a spiced simple syrup or adding a splash of cranberry juice.

  3. Hot Toddy: A warm and comforting cocktail, the Hot Toddy is made with whiskey, hot water, honey, and lemon. Add some spices, like cinnamon or cloves, for an extra festive touch.

  4. Manhattan: This sophisticated cocktail is made with whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters. For a holiday twist, try using a spiced or flavored whiskey, or add a splash of cranberry juice.

  5. Irish Coffee: This warm and boozy coffee cocktail is made with whiskey, coffee, sugar, and whipped cream. For a holiday twist, try using a spiced or flavored whiskey, or add a splash of peppermint liqueur.

  6. Whiskey Smash: This refreshing cocktail is made with whiskey, lemon juice, sugar, and fresh mint. For a holiday twist, try using a spiced or flavored whiskey, or add a splash of cranberry juice.

  7. Whiskey Ginger: This simple cocktail is made with whiskey and ginger ale. For a festive twist, try using a spiced or flavored whiskey, or add a splash of cranberry juice.

  8. Whiskey Lemonade: This refreshing cocktail is made with whiskey, lemonade, and a splash of club soda. For a holiday twist, try using a spiced or flavored whiskey, or add a splash of cranberry juice.

  9. Whiskey Apple Cider: This warm and cozy cocktail is made with whiskey, apple cider, and a splash of maple syrup. For a festive twist, try using a spiced or flavored whiskey, or add a splash of cranberry juice.

  10. Whiskey Eggnog: This creamy and boozy twist on traditional eggnog is made with whiskey, eggnog, and nutmeg. For a festive twist, try using a spiced or flavored whiskey, or add a splash of peppermint liqueur.

No matter which cocktail you choose, these delicious whiskey recipes are sure to be a hit at your holiday gatherings. Cheers!

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