Jump to content Jump to search


Whisk(e)y Cocktails

Some of the best cocktails are the ones with few ingredients and even fewer steps.

Quick, easy, and delicious, enjoy these whisk(e)y cocktails in the comfort of your warm home. No winter gloves required.

Check back often as we will be adding more great recipes throughout the month of February!

If you make these cocktails or have a recipe of your own, be sure to tag us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook: @bottlerocketnyc

Mars Shinshu Iwai - Gold Rush

  2 oz MARS SHINSHU Iwai Japanese Whisky


1 oz honey syrup*


3/4 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice (oftentimes about half a lemon)


Lemon peel


Mix whisky, honey syrup, and lemon juice in a shaker. Pour over ice in a tumbler glass. Garnish with lemon peel.


*Dissolve equal parts honey and water to create a honey syrup..

Maker's Mark - Bloody Mary

1 part MAKER'S MARK Kentucky Straight Bourbon


3-4 parts Bloody Mary Mix


Rim a tall glass/Collins glass with seasoning salt. Add ice. Add whiskey then bloody mary mix to glass. Garnish with pickle, lime, & olives.


Tip: Leave about a finger width room from the top of the glass so you can add any hot sauce or garnishes you'd like.

Brenne Whisky - Brenne Boulevardier

BRENNE Estate Cask Whisky




 Sweet Vermouth (try Carpano Antica Formula or Dolin Rouge)


Orange for garnish (optional)


Pour equal parts Brenne, Campari, and Sweet Vermouth over ice. Stir. Strain and either serve up or over a large ice cube.


If you have it, garnish with a citrus peel or wedge.

Mr. Black Spirits + High West Whiskey - Cold Old-Fashioned

1 part MR. BLACK SPIRITS Cold Press Coffee Liqueur


1 part HIGH WEST Double Rye Whiskey


Dash of ANGOSTURA Orange Bitters


Orange for garnish


Stir with ice and serve in an old-fashioned glass. Garnish with an orange peel.⁣

Maker's Mark - Maker's Shaker

2 parts MAKER'S MARK Kentucky Straight Bourbon


1 part lemon juice


1 tablespoon of your favorite jam


Build cocktail in a mason jar over ice then shake for 10 seconds. And you're done!

Brenne Whisky - Parisian Highball

BRENNE Estate Cask Whisky


Perrier Sparkling Natural Mineral Water


 A lemon


Pour 2 oz of Brenne over ice, top off with Perrier. If you have it, garnish with a lemon wheel.⠀

New York Distilling Co.'s Boulevardie


1oz NYDC Applejack Finished Ragtime Rye Whiskey


1oz Campari


 1oz Sweet Vermouth (try Carpano Antica Formula or Dolin Rouge)


Stir, serve on the rocks with an orange twist

Blackened's Old Pal


BLACKENED American Whiskey




 Dry Vermouth (try Dolin)


Pour equal parts over ice. Stir and serve in a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.