WORLD WHISKEY DAY COCKTAILS

Whiskey lovers, mark your calendars! This Saturday (16th May) is World Whiskey Day.

Taking place every year on the third Saturday in May, it’s a day dedicated to celebrating this

special spirit across the globe, and what better way to celebrate than with a good measure of Irish Whiskey?

With over 400 years of whiskey-making heritage, Bushmills Irish Whiskey has never compromised on quality to create its signature smooth taste, and this World Whiskey Day, has created some quick and delicious cocktail recipes for readers to get creative with at home.

BLACK BUSH HIGHBALL WITH A TWIST OF ORANGE

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There’s no need to complicate a good whiskey. This refreshing cocktail is super easy to make at home with just three simple ingredients. Make sure to garnish with a twist of orange to really draw out the complex flavours of dried fruits and nuts in the whiskey.

Ingredients

35ml Black Bush

125ml soda water

Orange wedge / twist

 

Method

  1. Pour 35ml Black Bush into a highball glass.
  2. Add chunks of ice.
  3. Top with soda water.
  4. Garnish with a wedge or twist of orange.

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CLASSIC SOUR

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The Classic Sour is often a favourite. The hint of sugar compliments the sweet, warm vanilla notes of Bushmills Original, while the strong, fresh flavours of the bitters and lemon juice bring the crisp, spicy finish of the whiskey to the fore.

 

Ingredients

50ml of Bushmills Original

25ml fresh lemon juice

15ml sugar syrup

2 dashes Angostura bitters

1 dash orange bitters

1 whole egg white

 

Method

  1. Pour 50ml of Bushmills Original into a shaker.
  2. Add 25ml fresh lemon juice, 15ml sugar syrup, 2 dashes Angostura bitters, 1 dash orange bitters and 1 whole egg white.
  3. Shake together.
  4. Add ice then shake again.
  5. Strain over cubed ice into a rocks glass and garnish with lemon peel.

IRISH ORCHARD

The cocktail brings a refreshing twist to Bushmills 10 Year Old – a great way for discerning

whiskey drinkers to discover this single malt whiskey. The fresh and zesty notes of Bushmills 10 Year Old complement the crisp, fruity flavours from the cider and apple juice. Topped off with sparking soda water and a wedge of apple – what’s not to like?

Ingredients

50ml Bushmills 10 Year Old

75ml dry cider

30ml soda

25ml pressed apple juice

 

Method

  1. Pour 50ml Bushmills 10 Year Old into a highball glass.
  2. Add 75ml dry cider.
  3. Top with 30ml soda and 25ml pressed apple juice.
  4. Add cubed ice and garnish with a wedge of apple on the edge of the glass.

For more cocktail inspiration and recipes, follow Bushmills Irish Whiskey on social media

@BushmillsIRL.

 

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