Some drinks that mix well with whiskey are 7-Up, Coca-Cola and water. Popular drink recipes that use whiskey include a Manhattan, whiskey sour, old fashioned, Algonquin cocktail, Irish coffee and mint julep.Continue Reading
Whiskey with 7-Up or Coca-Cola is the recipe for two popular drinks, the seven and seven and Jack and Coke. Water mixed with whiskey lessens the effect whiskey has on the tongue and makes it easier to drink with a meal.
The ingredients for a Manhattan are 2 1/2 ounces of rye whiskey or bourbon, 1/4 ounce of sweet vermouth, a dash of bitters, an orange twist and a cherry. A whiskey sour has 2 ounces of whiskey, 1/2 teaspoons of powdered sugar, half of a lemon slice and lemon juice. An old fashioned combines 2 ounces of whiskey with a dash of bitters, a sugar cube, a cherry and slices of both orange and lemon. An Algonquin cocktail has 1 1/2 ounces of whiskey, 3/4 ounce of pineapple juice and 3/4 ounce of dry vermouth. Irish coffee has 1 cup of coffee, 1 1/2 ounces of Irish whiskey, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar and whipped cream. A mint julep has 2 1/2 ounces of whiskey, 2 teaspoons of water, 1 teaspoon of powdered sugar and 4 sprigs of mint. Whiskeys also work well when mixed together. Chocolate can taste good when eaten with whiskey.Learn more about Liquor & Cocktails
Crown Royal XR is an extra rare whiskey that has a lightly sweet palate with spicy notes of Canadian rye, while a regular type of Crown Royal, such as Crown Royal Deluxe, has a smooth and creamy palate with a hint of vanilla, notes CrownRoyal.com. The current Crown Royal XR as of 2015 consists of the last whiskey from the closed Lasalle distillery and has a blue bag. The original Crown Royal XR was made from the Waterloo distillery and had a red bag.Full Answer >
Stump hole whiskey is a term used for illegally made whiskey that was hidden in holes of tree stumps in order to hide the stills. Stump hole whiskey is a type of moonshine that was popular during the prohibition period.Full Answer >
You can purchase Pappy Van Winkle bourbon whiskey online at AceSpirits.com, TotalWine.com and Vinquire.com. This bourbon whiskey is quite rare, expensive and made in limited edition batches.Full Answer >
Decanters have traditionally been used to serve certain types of spirits, including whiskey, cognac and brandy. Decanters are also used to aerate, decant and serve wine.Full Answer >