Cocktails with whiskey
Whiskey - one of the world's most popular alcoholic beverage, its origin has a rich history and tradition of drinking.
Many connoisseurs of whiskey believe that it is best to drink it in its pure form, as even the ice in some way distorts the taste of this noble drink. This statement is not true for all whiskeys (drinks vary by type, shutter speed, quality and price), in addition, different countries have different traditions.
A very popular and cocktails based on whiskey, they know a great variety of recipes, from which you can select the 5 most interesting.
The recipe is simple cocktail with whiskey
For all cocktails choose whiskey in the middle price range. Drink expensive whiskey stood still better to clean and Scottish - with water.
One of the most popular and certainly the easiest cocktail - a whiskey and Coke. Alas, this cocktail does not exist any particular history of the appearance, but the origin is definitely American.
- whiskey or bourbon (American varieties of corn-based) - 1 piece;
- Cola (any) - Part 2-3;
- ice - 2-4 cubes (optional).
The Tumbler glass type or other suitable lay ice, measure and pour whiskey and neatly complement the required amount of cola. Gently stir. When hot, put the ice more.
And if it's cold? Then we cook cocktail "Irish Coffee" .
Cocktail "Irish Coffee"
One dank winter evenings chef Irish airport made coffee with the addition of whiskey for transit passengers from the United States. Customers anxious to keep warm, drink it very much.
This cocktail is served in a special glass glass on a short stem with a pen.
- hot, freshly brewed strong black coffee - 80 ml;
- . Cane brown sugar - 1 tsp;
- Irish whiskey - 40 ml;
- whipped cream, natural milk - 30 ml.
preparationFirst completely dissolve the sugar in the coffee, then pour whiskey and gently lay on top of the whipped cream spoon (you can sprinkle with grated chocolate).
This is one of the oldest classic drinks based on whiskey. There are several versions of its appearance, but the drink is popular with the 20-ies of the last century.
- Canadian (rye) whiskey - 60 ml;
- red sweet vermouth - 30 ml;
- Bitter "Angostura" - 1-4 drops.
Mix whiskey and vermouth and ice in a mixing glass with a spoon or in a shaker. Filter through strener in Tumbler and serve without ice. Glass decorate cherry or lemon zest. It is known and the option of bourbon with a little change in proportions.
The first written mention of this cocktail recorded in 1862. It is a drink of whiskey, lemon juice, sugar and small amount of egg white (however, in Europe, is typically prepared without protein).
- American whiskey - 40 ml;
- sugar syrup - 20 ml;
- lemon juice - 20 ml;
- a few drops of egg white (to prevent salmonellosis better use quail eggs).
Mix in a shaker whiskey, sugar syrup, lemon juice and ice. Vigorously vzobem. Strain through strener into a cocktail glass. Immerse yourself in it maraschino cherry.
Cocktail "Apple Jack" of whiskey and apple juice
- Whisky - part 1;
- apple fresh juice without pulp, strained - 3 pieces;
- slice of lemon.
In a glass, pour whiskey and apple juice. Garnish with a slice of livmona. Add the ice and stir.
There are many other recipes for cocktails based on whiskey and their variations, in which it is mixed with rum, martini, gin, liqueurs, and various other components. Slightly practice you can come up with their own versions, and most importantly - do not excessively "score" the taste of whiskey remaining ingredients.
And lovers to experiment with alcohol, we offer to try cocktails with rum , which like connoisseurs of the drink.